Changing tires



6 replies to this topic
  • Tim

Posted March 26, 2001 - 01:13 PM

#1

Hey guys,
I have been lazy in my old age and have let other people change over my tires on my bikes. I was wondering what kind of tire irons is everyone using nowadays. Years ago I always just used big screwdrivers. I was going to get some.

  • yzf

Posted March 26, 2001 - 01:20 PM

#2

the motion pro ones work really good about $35 a pair well worth it

  • motoman393

Posted March 26, 2001 - 02:23 PM

#3

i use the cheap 4 dollar for each one, Emgo brand they work great and the tire goes on easy when WD-40 is used!

Garrett

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  • enmerdeur

Posted March 26, 2001 - 02:42 PM

#4

As with many things in life, lubrication is important. I use soapy water. Haven't tried the WD-40 trick.

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99'YZ-400 (Mine)
00' TT-R 125 (Hers)
91' KX-125 (Son #1)
93' CR-80 (Son #2)
99' PW-80 (Son #3)

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  • EMARacing

Posted March 26, 2001 - 03:59 PM

#5

The best by far are the Terrycable Tyer Irons. Developed by Ty Davis of course. Big flat spoon like head, with a big comfy grip. Cut my tire changing time in half compared to regular tire irons. Nothing compares, unless you get someone else to do it for you.

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  • RUTHLESSROOSTER

Posted March 26, 2001 - 04:15 PM

#6

I find boiling water in a spray bottle and soap works good.

  • thebray

Posted March 27, 2001 - 05:00 PM

#7

I have the Motion Pro's with the big bend 17".They rule!!
soapy water,use a wire brush on rim if corroded.





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