Tyre swap - Where?

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Re: Tyre swap - Where?

#16 Post by fastbob » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:03 pm

I wouldn't go near a CBR 500 wheel if I didn't know what I was doing . They look way too fragile to be using tyre irons . Just go to a tyre fitter .

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Re: Tyre swap - Where?

#17 Post by Arwen » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:09 pm

I take my wheels off and drive them and my new tyres around to one of the local,smaller, bike mechanics/garages. They are happy enough to change them over for me. Usually it's around £10-15 per wheel.

Worth it for the job taking 30min (including driving) and a coffee rather than me shouting at the stupid thing for hours cause I can't get it to work :lol:
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Re: Tyre swap - Where?

#18 Post by dynax » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:52 am

James in Brum wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:17 pm
What does breaking the bead mean?
It's a term used for seperating the tyre from the wheel rim :thumb:

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Re: Tyre swap - Where?

#19 Post by dynax » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:56 am

Stu wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:47 pm
@dynax are the ear defenders for when the missus starts shouting at you :lol:
No my OH is very tolerent of my activities, i am very lucky in that i can do what i pretty much want to do :thumb:

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Re: Tyre swap - Where?

#20 Post by Smithers » Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:20 am

dynax wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:56 am
Stu wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:47 pm
@dynax are the ear defenders for when the missus starts shouting at you :lol:
No my OH is very tolerent of my activities, i am very lucky in that i can do what i pretty much want to do :thumb:
Usually that's code for being severely under the thumb. :lol:
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Re: Tyre swap - Where?

#21 Post by dynax » Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:21 am

Smithers wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:20 am
dynax wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:56 am
Stu wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:47 pm
@dynax are the ear defenders for when the missus starts shouting at you :lol:
No my OH is very tolerent of my activities, i am very lucky in that i can do what i pretty much want to do :thumb:
Usually that's code for being severely under the thumb. :lol:
Not in my case :lol: