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Old 05-30-2010, 01:14 PM   #146
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how does the tube come into play?
with tubeless tires i can see this, but once both beads are on the tube must be in already in place with the valve stem lined & straight through the rim.
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Originally Posted by WOLVERINE
Get about 6 rachet straps or equivalent and feed them through/around the tire from outside to inside (thread / sidewall / bead / bead / sidewall / thread) equally spaced ( 1, 3, 5 o'Clock and 7, 9 and 11 o'Clock positions) leaving the rachet at the center of the outside of the tire (the part you ride on) and crank tight until the 2 beads touch or tighter. This makes the inside ID large enough to fit over the wheel. Place the tire over the rim and push on....Let go the straps and voila, beads are inside the rim dish and no need to spoon on!
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