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[* black] Insert the flat part of a tire lever under the tire coping. Apply pressure to the other end of the lever to lift the tire up and out of the wheel.
[* black] Slide the lever around the circumference of the wheel to completely remove the tire.
[* black] Or [* icon_note] Alternatively, if you have multiple tire levers, see if you can clip the first lever to a spoke to keep it in place. Then insert the second lever a few inches along the rimaway. Clip it to a spoke. Insert the third lever a few more inches along. Take out the second lever and insert it it a few inches past the thirdthird. Work along the rim until the tire pops off.
[* black] Or [* icon_note] Alternatively, if you have multiple tire levers, see if you can clip the first lever to a spoke to keep it in place. Then insert the second lever a few inches along the rimaway. Clip it to a spoke. Insert the third lever a few more inches along. Take out the second lever and insert it it a few inches past the thirdthird. Work along the rim until the tire pops off.