How To Seat The Bead on a Tire in 5 Seconds Flat + Video
We're not saying that we encourage this method of seating a bead on a tire, but we cannot deny its effectiveness. It's a good "plan b."
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That's One Way to Re-Seat a Broken Bead Out on the Trail + Video
We would only recommend using either to re-seat the bead on a tire as a last resort. It certainly works but it's not what we would classify as "safe."
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2013 AIMExpo: BeadBuster XB-450 – Video

Whether you’re looking to change a tire at home or on the road, BeadBuster’s new XB-450 bead breaker is a tool you may want in your arsenal. We had a chance to see it in action at the recent American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Fla.

BeadBuster designed to XB-450 ($99) to apply a concentrated separation force directly between the lip of the rim and the tire bead. According to BeadBuster, the padded clamp ensures the tool is in the proper position, and that the ram foot will not slide down the sidewall.

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