|Installing a new tire on HED aero wheels||Joel_T|
Feb 8, 2002 2:30 PM
I'm having a hard time installing brand new Continental tires on my HED Deep & Jet 2000 wheels. The tires are very stiff & while muscleing them in, I punctured the tube.
Does anyone have some tips & tricks for easier installtion? is the tire too stiff? will chanign to a non-folding tire help?
|re: Installing a new tire on HED aero wheels||Akirasho|
Feb 9, 2002 7:13 AM
|Assuming we're talking clinchers... just make sure that you engage only one side of the tire bead at a time... and partially inflate the tube (just a bit) to help hold the shape of the tire casing... if necessary, once the installation has begun, you might need to deflate the tube a bit... This seems to be a characteristic of Conti folding tires... once they've been mounted and aired up, they become a bit easier to reinstall the next time...
Remain In Light.
|crank bros tyre levers or new tyres (nm)||str8dum1|
Feb 11, 2002 9:39 AM