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Offline mrblasty

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I have changed at least 10 tires myself over the last few years, without a glitch.  That all changed today.  I managed to pinch two inner tubes during my tire install. BAH!
I have changed my last tire manually. Ever!
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2010, 11:18:28 am »
That's one of the few duties I'll leave to someone else.
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2010, 11:29:27 am »
I have changed at least 10 tires myself over the last few years, without a glitch.  That all changed today.  I managed to pinch two inner tubes during my tire install. BAH!
I have changed my last tire manually. Ever!

How many inner tubes does it take to change a tire?  Same thing happened to me on my last tire swap, and I have sworn off the tire irons as well.  I let a shop put my 3rd inner tube in.
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2010, 11:41:56 am »
Yep. The Honda dealer does this for me.

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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2010, 12:07:42 pm »
Changing a tire with proper tools?  No problem...

Changing a tire without tools.... not so much.
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2010, 06:25:55 pm »
Besides changing bike tires, the second worst job is working on a car exhaust system, especially if you don't have a lift.
Third worst job is changing a poopy diaper (no, not mine)  :D
So, things I WOULD RATHER BE DOING?
Just about anything else!  Like going for a long ride in the country on a nice summer morning.  8)  8)

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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2010, 07:13:13 pm »
Besides changing bike tires, the second worst job is working on a car exhaust system, especially if you don't have a lift.
Third worst job is changing a poopy diaper (no, not mine)  :D
So, things I WOULD RATHER BE DOING?
Just about anything else!  Like going for a long ride in the country on a nice summer morning.  8)  8)
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2010, 06:46:20 pm »
How 'bout Bobby's avatar?!!?
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2010, 07:07:22 pm »
I just got a chill, I realize I have a new tire to put on in the workshop.
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2010, 07:11:24 pm »
I just got a chill, I realize I have a new tire to put on in the workshop.

I have two! But I'm paying to have it done!!
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2010, 07:12:51 pm »
Put two in this weekend.... no problem    :D ;D
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2010, 07:38:57 pm »
Put two in this weekend.... no problem    :D ;D
Cool I will head up to Pine Hill  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2010, 08:04:23 pm »
the only thing worse than changing a tire yourself is riding 30 miles on a flat to the next town only to find out youre still changing it yourself.
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Re: things you would rather do other than changing your own tires
« Reply #13 on: December 24, 2011, 04:28:46 pm »
the only thing worse than changing a tire yourself is riding 30 miles on a flat to the next town only to find out youre still changing it yourself.

And then finding out you have twenty minutes to get to a wedding that starts in half an hour and is 45 minutes away. No wait, that part was fun!!

 

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