How toRepair A Flat Bicycle Tire
11 steps
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What you’ll need
Bicycle
Tire lever
Bike pump
Wrench
Patch kit
Take your wrench and unscrew the nuts on your hubs to remove wheel.
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If flat is on your rear wheel, take off nuts and remove chain from your gears to remove wheel.
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Once your wheel is off, make sure it's fully deflated by unscrewing and pressing on the valve stem.
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Now take your tire lever and slip it in between the tire and wheel rim to fully separate the two.
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It is now easier to remove the tire since it is halfway off the rim. Use your hands to take it off.
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Next, simply pull the flat inner tube out of the rim.
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Take your pump and insert your inner tube's valve stem. Pump it up to listen for where the hole is.
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Once you've found the puncture, apply your tire patch kit. (Directions always found inside)
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After applying patches over the puncture, re-attach inner tube and tire using the tire lever.
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Pump up your tire by inserting it into the valve stem. Read your tire wall for maximum PSI.
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You've repaired your tire! Now to put it back on your bike frame. Screw your nuts back on the hubs.
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Thanks!
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