Wheel mounting help

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MrBob, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. MrBob

    MrBob Out there

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    Raising that heavy wheel the last few inches to mate with the axle can be hard if you don't have help. I had that problem recently and this is how I solved it.

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    Depending on how I folded the cuff, I could get as much as 2" of elevation by pumping the bulb.
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  2. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    BRILLIANT!

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    Somehow, though, I doubt that my RN wife would approve of me using her BP cuff for this purpose...
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  3. MrBob

    MrBob Out there

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    I switched to an electric cuff a long time ago because it's so much more comfortable for elderly patients. This thing was gathering dust.
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  4. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    I've been mounting tires for years and have several tricks but was wondering if there was something different. Got a couple cuffs lying around, will give it a try next time. Thanks for posting.
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  5. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    Wrap it in a zip lok baggy, she'll neva know :D
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  6. devo2002

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    Brilliant:clap
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