Introduction

If you need to remove your tire for any reason, this guide will help you safely remove it.

Begin loosening the tire by turning the quick release handle.
  • Begin loosening the tire by turning the quick release handle.

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Gripping the rear derailleur, pull the arm back, away from the front of the bike. Notice how the derailleur becomes almost vertical in the second picture when compared to the first.
  • Gripping the rear derailleur, pull the arm back, away from the front of the bike.

  • Notice how the derailleur becomes almost vertical in the second picture when compared to the first.

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There should be enough slack, in the chain, at this point to remove the tire from the bike. Note: You may need to wiggle the tire and chain around in order to create enough slack.
  • There should be enough slack, in the chain, at this point to remove the tire from the bike.

  • Note: You may need to wiggle the tire and chain around in order to create enough slack.

  • Remove the tire from the bike.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, please follow these steps in reverse order.

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