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Had my first go at changing a rear tyre at the weekend, all seemed to be going well until i came to put some air in......punctured the tube in 5, yes 5 places anyone beat that....!!
 

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Put a lil air in the tube before levering the tyre on.
 

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just tried to change my first front tire, tried being the word got noware. what tyre leavers do people on here recomend as mine are worse than useless
 

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No longer than 6". If you need longer than that you are not pushing the other side of the tyre into the well of the rim.
 

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wish i could change em as easy as the guy in that clip.i dont puncture the tubes but getting a new tyre on the rim takes me an age and loads of skinned knuckles
 

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Haha my friend bought a new innertube and hefitted it there was a puncture. Tthree times he had it off and on untill i took over, i was in stiches.
 

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the way to stop nipping the tube as per above quote a little bit of air so tube takes shape then when using tyre leavers from flat raise to vertical only!!! dont not try and push tyre on to rim. when you lever past this point you nip the tube against the rim.

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For a nice set of levers I like Buzzeti ones, I used to use a small set on the trail before mousses and a larger set in the garage. Redline at Loughborough, Leics, keep them in stock.
 
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