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Old 09-08-19, 07:56 PM
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A friend of mine has a bike with a certain rim/ tire combo that is a real bugger to get the tires on the rim. She has Pedros tire levers, super super strong. I bought myself a pair just to have around for tough cases, and they won't break like thinner ones.

One trick I always recommend is the old pedal strap technique.
Look up on YouTube, how to get marathons on a wheel, something like that, and a British guy shows it. Really makes the difference with hard to get on tires.

Here's the link, will help immensely for hard to get on tires, just remember the concept, it works.
Tire bead pushed down into well of the rim, gains you that little bit needed....

https://youtu.be/-XUFVrl0UT4

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