Note

Insert scraps of leather between the tire irons and the rim to protect the rim from damage.

5. Insert a second tire iron next to the first to hold the bead over the rim. Then work around the tire with the first tool prying the bead over the rim (Figure

32). On tube-type tires, be careful not to pinch the inner tube with the tools.

6. On tube-type tires, use your thumb and push the valve from its hole in the rim to the inside of the tire. Carefully pull the tube out of the tire and lay it aside.

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