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Old 03-27-07, 06:42 PM   #1
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hi, i have a 20'' bmx. i have a flat tire on the front tire. how do i change the tire with a new tube? i tryed to change my first bmx, but i destroyed it even more, with tools. so do i just use my haNDS TO CHANGE IT?
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Remove all the air from the tire. Grab the top of the tyre around the tread with one hand. Grab a couple of spokes and the rim under that spot with the other hand. Push the hand on the tyre sideways and peel the tyre+tube off the rim.
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