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Howdy - I am rocking Bontrager Big Earl's http://bontrager.com/model/05188 on my Remedy 6. This is the first bike I have had tubeless tires on...Is it me or are these types of tires unbelievably difficult to get back onto the rim? The side-walls are much longer/taller than regular tires and I fought the tire for 20 minutes to get it all the way back on the rim.

Now is it me, or do tubeless ready tires have a trick for getting them back on? I have fixed many a tire and never struggled this much with getting a tire back onto the rim.

Any thoughts? I hope I am doing something wrong, so I can learn and do it right. I would hate to have to go through this on trail....

Thanks!
 

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Howdy - I am rocking Bontrager Big Earl's http://bontrager.com/model/05188 on my Remedy 6. This is the first bike I have had tubeless tires on...Is it me or are these types of tires unbelievably difficult to get back onto the rim? The side-walls are much longer/taller than regular tires and I fought the tire for 20 minutes to get it all the way back on the rim.

Now is it me, or do tubeless ready tires have a trick for getting them back on? I have fixed many a tire and never struggled this much with getting a tire back onto the rim.

Any thoughts? I hope I am doing something wrong, so I can learn and do it right. I would hate to have to go through this on trail....

Thanks!
The beads of tubeless/Tubeless Ready tires can be tougher to get on. Use some soapy water on the beads and proper technique and it will work. Once the tires have been mounted a while they stretch a bit and make it easier.
 
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