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post #1 of 6 Old 06-03-2009, 02:47 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for that Xavier!

I believe a gent over on ADV also posted a way to use tie-down straps to get a tire onto the rim without any lubricant. (I'll try and find the link again).

As it mentions in the video, if you have another motorcycle with you, you can use the other motorcycle's kick-stand to break the bead on the tire by lowering it onto the sidewall.

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This may be the thread you are looking for.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=299597

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Two, shorter irons will suffice. By using shorter irons,they will "tuck" themselves underneath your disc rotor; the rotor will actually hold the irons "down", acting as a spare set off hands.

I haven't found any need for Windex or other lubricant either.

Nice videos with ideas that should inspire riders to come up with their own ideas for what their needs may be.

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I've been using a 6 inch C-Clamp to break the bead. It isn't very elegant, but it works. Lubricants are an extra step you really don't need.

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This may be the thread you are looking for.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=299597
That would be the one. Thanks.

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