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Old 06-14-09, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Old Fat Guy View Post
They are a bit difficult, but not impossible. You need to use a tire lever.

I've used them with Conti GP4000's and Veloflex Pave's.
I spent at least an hour trying to install the tire. Never got close until I bought the tool. I would like to see someone do it with just a tire lever.

In fact, I took the wheel and tire to the local Performance Bike to ask them what they thought. After the guy tried to put it on, I told the guy the tire was for a schwinn circuit, and his next response was "schwinn used their own special tires". Seriously. That was their best answer.

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