How To Change A Tyre On Your Road Bike

Replacing a tyre is not always as simple as it seems! You might be replacing a worn one or upgrading your rubber, so let Jon talk you through safely changing a tyre.

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Tyres come in all shapes and sizes, some being easier to mount than others. For changing a tyre you will need two tools – tyre levers and a track pump. Once the tyre is off, be sure to check that the rim tape is in good condition and covering all the spoke holes. Take care when remounting the tyre to ensure the inner tube is not pinched between the rim and the bead.

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