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Old 07-14-2006, 06:56 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Mouse
The bead is one mother to break - I've ridden 30 miles fully laden with a flat rear at up to 40mph and it still didn't break the bead, spin the tyre etc etc
So... Given that it's so damn hard to break the bead on these things, does removing that extra, bead supporting, ridge on the rim make it easier?
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