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Discussion: Try windex or

in: Mr Wonderful; Mr Wonderful > 2017-03-07

Mar 8, 2017 11:14 AM # 
brushing soapy water on the tire bead and rim. It helps slip the tire on (or off) the rim a lot easier.
Mar 8, 2017 2:47 PM # 
Mr Wonderful:
Good reminder! I have been meaning to add that into a kit for taking to my daughter's tournaments because their skinny tires make my mtb tires seem like they fly off. I prefer to change their flats since I use plastic tire levers and not tube-pinching, rim nicking ground down screw drivers.....
Mar 9, 2017 2:20 AM # 
Screwdrivers? Yikes!!

Oh, and sometimes I'll even wear an old pair of bike gloves to help get more grip on the tire when trying roll the bead over the rim.

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