Inflate the tire, let the air out again, and inflate it again. This is a trick I learned from my brother Mark. It makes the tube and tire shift around...
Step 11: Install the New Tube
I leave a little air in the tube so it won't collapse. That helps keep inside the tire so I don't puncture it with the tire irons. I put the valve through the hole in the rim and install the little nut on the valve so it doesn't pull back into the rim.
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