Introduction

Here's an easy step by step tutorial on removing and replacing the inner tube.

  1. First, remove the front wheel from the frame by unscrewing the adjustable screw
    • First, remove the front wheel from the frame by unscrewing the adjustable screw

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  2. Next, wedge tire tool below the bike wheel, right above the rim.
    • Next, wedge tire tool below the bike wheel, right above the rim.

    • Once firmly in place, push the tire tool down towards the ground in order to create spacing between the tire and the rim.

    • Following this, grab the 2nd tire tool and place it into the gap you have created.

    • Slide the 2nd tool around the entire circumference of the tire, while holding the first in place, in order to dislodge the tire from the rim.

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    • After removing the bike tire, locate the bike valve used to pump air into the tire.

    • Gently remove the inner tube starting with the area around the valve.

    • Make a note of where the hole for the valve is located on the bike rim, because that is where the next step begins.

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    • Pump a small amount of air into the new bike tube so that it is easier to work with.

    • Next, locate the hole in the bike rim and feed the valve through and into position.

    • Next, wrap the rest of the tubing over the rim comfortably, while making sure that no folds or creases form on the tube.

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    • Finish by placing the bike tire back on the the frame, while making sure that no fold or creases form in the tube.

    • Lastly, pump air into the tire and remount onto bike frame.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions.

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