<BR>If your tire are used up and you are changing them, here's another way to dismount them. And no, I don't own a KLR . . . yet The fine tooth blade cuts through the steel belts in about 10 seconds each. Cuts through a non steel belted tire carcass also in about 10 seconds. This thread is a companion to http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=299597 Use a fine tooth blade, 32 Tooth Per Inch or better. It's surprising how quickly the blade cuts through.