How to change tight cycling tires

How to change tight cycling tires

If you're a cyclist, sooner or later you're going to have to change a tire.

It's just part of the sport.

Luckily, it's not difficult to do and with a little practice, you can change a tire in seconds.

Here's how:

1. First, remove the wheel from the bike. This step is incredibly simple when you use a tool such as the Winx Wheels Cycle Mate. You'll need to loosen the bolts that hold the wheel in place. Consult your bike's manual if you're not sure which bolts to loosen. 

.2. Once the wheel is off, Attach the Cycle Mate to the opposing wheel and pull the loose side of the tire up.. Start at one end of the tire and work your way around. Unlike traditional tire levers, the Cycle Mate won't damage the rim

.3. Once the old tire is off, take a look at the new tire to make sure it's mounted correctly. The valve should be at the top of the tire (as you view it from outside the wheel). If not, rotate the tire until the valve is in the correct position.

4. Now it's time to put on the new tire. Start by putting one end of the tire onto the rim and then work your way around, being careful not to pinch the tube (this will cause a flat). 

5. Be sure to carry your Cycle Mate Tire Lever Tool on your rides or store it in your workshop to make changing tight tires a breeze

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