I use the severed hands of people that used their palms to install tyres... allegedly.
Yeah bulky and unsure on the off lip longevity but I’m a convert
Hippy's fat fingers are frozen sausages in the current weather.
My fingers are lean, mean, tyre removing machines.
30 years of aggressively flipping off motorists has its benefits.
I've got a mate going to America is it worth ordering the kool stop bead jack?
Just makes that last bit easier.
These campy levers are the nads. My Pedros and Parks have now been consigned to the spares bin.
The VAR tyre tool does kinda the same thing but is small enough to fit in a jersey pocket. I’ve got a couple of very tight wheel/tyre combos and this hasn’t skipped a beat...
That looks interesting. Like the Speed Lever but also has a second lever?
I want one for my kit now that I've broken one of my 'little red ones'.
Who ever breaks a Pedro? That's exactly the reason why I use Pedros, because they are the only ones that never snapped so far, and I use them a lot.
And by the way, I only need one of them, too. Never understood why you need more than one.
i've snapped two of them!
Depends on the tyre rim combo. I snapped mine because I was being lazy and trying to patch it without removing the tyre. This meant I didn't get the tyre slack before trying to pop it off = much more force required = bang kapow snap batman and robbin splat
maybe you got Fakedros
What's the latest, greatest lever in the tyre lever world? Down to 1 shitty Park (as 2 have snapped), and need some replacements.
Better technique, I think I use levers on about 5% of the tyres I remove at most, and even then anything shit generally works fine once you've created room for it.
You've obviously never tried putting Charge Splashbacks on Ritchey WCS Vantage rims.
Putting them on?
and taking them off.
Schwalbe blue ones are indestructible. Seriously seriously good.
Levers as last resort, not first.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Draper-Bicycle-3-pc-Tyre-Lever-Set-Nylon-Covered-Steel-Bike-Cycle-Levers/271790096526?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649 These are very good.
At home a Crank Brothers to get them off and a KoolStop to get them on. Not cheap but your thumbs and knuckles will thank you.
Schwalbe blue levers out and about.
I use Pedros levers. They're rudimentary but great, feel pretty much indestructible.
Went for the Schwalbe levers.
WTB Cross Boss in WTB rims. The final boss of tight fitting, won't even try without levers
Campag levers are my favourite, after snapping a few tacx ones. But note you need to buy two.
The missus has a VAR speedlever and it's great.
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