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How To Change A Tire Of A Mountain Bike


Whether you are a usual bike rider or get a chance to ride it once in a while, you might have come across a state of affairs to repair few parts of your bike. Riding a mountain bike often means that one or both of the tires might have gone flat. There might be no one around to help you out of such a condition, so repairing flat bike tires is a essential thing you need to know. Sometimes your bike's tire is broken internally, so you have to repair the inner tube to make things right. Here are few steps you need to follow to change repair the tire of your mountain bike. Keep reading‌


Set the bike upside down The first thing you need to do if you want to mend your bike's out of order tire is to position your bike on to its handle. The tires will come on top from where it would be easy to take away & repair the tires. Place it adequately on a flat surface so that it should not wobble while repairing.


Remove The Faulty Tire

Next thing you need to do is loose the nuts on the axle which holds up the tire. Other a variety of things like gear levers, brake wires depends upon your bike's manufactured makeup, so loose up the tire entirely so that you can take it out of the framecasing or axle.


Remove The Tube From The Rim

After you have removed the tire from the axle, open up the tire using iron bar which can be easily inserted amid tire & rim without damaging the tube inside. Repeat the action of putting iron bar between tire & rim unless tire comes off the rim. locate the input tip of air on the tube & press it to take off the tube from the rim.


Check The Inside Of The Tire For Faults

Once you have detached the tube as well from the tire, place a cloth inside the hollow tire & clean it from the inside. After you have done the clear tout, check for any damages inside the tire or something that damaged the tube, like nails, pointy items stuffed in the tire etc.


Look For Faults In The Tube

The tube must be propel in with air & should be checked intelligently for any error. Even then if you are unable to find the out of order area, fill a large container of water to immerse the air filled tube in it to see from where the air is seeping out. In case the fault is along the ridge, then the tube is irreparable; you will have to buy a new tube in its place.


Patch Up The Holes/Faults

After you have located the error or holes in the tube, patch it up using patch up kit. Rough up the area around the fault using rub down so that the patch is easily fixed there. Use a sticky patch to wrap the fault and stick it over to completely seal the area, such that air cannot run away it after it gets arid.


Test The Patched Up Tube

The patching of the fault needs some time to clear up down or dry out. After it is dry, pump up the tube with air to check whether the patch is working or not by submerging it under water or by placing it close to your ear to check for any air leakage.


Set Tube On Rim & Set The Tire

After wholly testing the tube & tire, put tube on the rim like it was earlier than and place tire above the tube. With the help of iron rods, put the tire back into the rim with utmost care without damaging the tube. Check carefully the tire so that it must be totally enclosed inside the rim.


Pump Up The Tire After fixing the tire on the rim, place it on the axle & fasten the gear levers, brake wires etc back to the tire and make sure to tighten the bolts attached to the tire. propels the air into the tube and you are ready to go.


Conclusion On the whole, you need to be a little bit attentive while opening up the tire to repair it as it should be afterward. Also, you should check for more than 1 fault if there are any so that your time is saved by completely fixing the whole thing at once. With time, you will feel it easy to change or repair the faulty tire, saving your money of going to an expert; you yourself will be one.


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How to Change a Bike Tire on a Mountain Bike  

Eastman Industries Limited is a dominant manufacturer, exporter & supplier of a variety of bicycles, components and accessories, suitable to...

How to Change a Bike Tire on a Mountain Bike  

Eastman Industries Limited is a dominant manufacturer, exporter & supplier of a variety of bicycles, components and accessories, suitable to...

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