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Old 10-17-09, 11:28 AM   #1
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tire bead jack

I have a 2 piece tire tool, made of grey plastic. It consists of a tire lever and a bead jack that slide
together. About 1" wide x 6" long, so it's packable and light. It makes tight beads easy. It's got
french writeing on it, so I think it might be from VAR. I think I got it from a link on this site.
Can anyone help? I want to buy another.
Thanks
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Old 10-17-09, 12:04 PM   #2
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Does it look like the #425 tool pictured here?



They turn up on eBay fairly often; keep your eyes peeled.

I agree; they are probably the nicest tire levers you can find.
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Old 10-17-09, 12:48 PM   #3
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http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cg...item_id=VR-425
Another choice. http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cg...&item_id=KS-TJ
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Yes, John, it's #425.
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Old 10-17-09, 03:36 PM   #5
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Thanks, Davidad, ordered 3 of them for my friends
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The USA sources seem to have dried up. But they are available through SJS Cycles in England. Good bunch - fast shipping:

http://www.sjscycles.co.uk/product-V...-Lever-903.htm

<EDIT> Oh wow! I didn't know BikeToolsEtc. had these! Nice!
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