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    Changed the tyres for the first time at the weekend - got a set of TKC80. All went well with the front - but the back was brutal :wall: It's impossible to break the bead - I tried for ages - going round in circles trying to 'loosen' it up with the tyre levers - no good - used the car jack...
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    I recently had a puncture in Europe (again). However I could not break the bead this time whatever I tried. I used the sidestand trick etc etc but no chance....SO I found a caravan and asked the owner if I could use one iof the legs. Placed the wheel on the ground wound it down and pop there it...
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    Wicked! I have my new TKC80's sitting next to me. They arrived couple of days ago from Abby Motorcycles. ?135 for the two. OK, down to business. I need a bead breaker thats portable. As I'm going travelling very soon I thought I'd change my own tyres. Few years ago I did this all the time, but...
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