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Old 07-19-2006, 06:46 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by ktmnate

I found that if you just set the sidestand on the very intersection of the outer rim and tire when you attempt to break the bead, it's a bitch as described. I usually try to scoot the foot of the sidestand under the rim, so the most pressure is right on the very edge of the tire/rim interface. Don't know if that description made sense...That and milling down the rim. And careful of the tube. DAMHIK

Still takes bouncing up and down on the sidestand sometimes, not so sure that's the best garage method, but the only one that works in the field. I am a lot more careful to protect the rotor as well at 130 bucks.
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