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Old 12-09-06, 10:22 AM
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Folding wire beaded tires.

I have to ship two wire beaded mountain bike tires in a box. Can someone direct me to a link that shows me the proper way to "fold" them. I don't want to kink the bead.
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Old 12-09-06, 10:45 AM
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This is from Sheldon Brown's website:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/c...r-folding.html
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Yeah, that doesn't exactly work with studded mtb tires. I just sort of put them in a figure * and stuck them in the box. Hopefully all is well.
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Originally Posted by Portis
Yeah, that doesn't exactly work with studded mtb tires. I just sort of put them in a figure * and stuck them in the box. Hopefully all is well.
I assume you mean figure 8 (that shift key can be a little tricky).

That will work.
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