Old 06-01-16, 02:25 PM
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I've had tires that I couldn't inflate with a compressor until I removed the valve core. Once inflated it'll keep its shape enough to remove the air chuck and replace the valve core.

Worst case has been a strap wrapped around the circumference of the tire, pulled tight so it causes the sidewalls to push out towards the rim.

But problems of getting a tire to seat on a wide rim are so much easier to deal with than trying to get a tubeless tire onto a narrow old school rim without a center channel. I spent an entire day trying to get a Hutchinson tire onto a DT465 rim a couple years ago, and then close to that getting the second on.
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