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Any tips on getting the bead straight on new tires?

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I just mounted a new set of Michelins on my Bike, front/rear both 10in. rims. I can't get the bead to set straight for the world! I cranked them up to around 40lbs to see if the bead would pop into place, but I had no luck. Now when I ride, especially on the street there's lots of tire wobble/hop. By the way I checked to make sure the wheels are true and they are. Any tips for this problem?

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deflate them, lather the bead area in some soapy water, re- inflate, bounce em' around...can be a pita sometimes...

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Dish soap and water. Also, make sure your tube isn't pinched or your rimlock( if you have one) doesn't get in the way.

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what rude dude said ,I also use wd40 and run the air pressure as high as I can .....deflate bounce re inflate keep on repeating the process .Sometimes can take a couple of hours!!

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Whats the highest psi the tires will hold for setting the bead? 60 to much?

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60psi should be good enough.i would do as what others have said.once you get the bead and rim slippery it should seat evenly

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ust dont get your fingers in there!

Kid at school did that on the coats machine...screamin bloody murder, got his pinky pinched right between the rim and the tire...

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Also, you didn't tighten the nut on the valve stem all the way down first did you? You just want a couple threads so the tube can expand into the tire without any resistance.

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