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post #31 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-21-2018, 01:00 PM
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And there would be one maybe two rim locks to cope with as well .
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post #32 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-23-2018, 12:28 AM
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I think if you couldn't do it it in under 5 minutes it was considered too slow .
Might be 15 minutes they allowed. It was a long time ago that I talked with Jeff Smith. Mid seventies when he was working for CanAm.
There is probably archived footage somewhere. They lay the bike on its side to do the work. In the field, not in a workshop.

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Might be 15 minutes they allowed. It was a long time ago that I talked with Jeff Smith. Mid seventies when he was working for CanAm.
There is probably archived footage somewhere. They lay the bike on its side to do the work. In the field, not in a workshop.

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Can't argue with you on that . Well over 35 years ago when I was discussing it with Mick Andrews , he was at the time practicing trick riding something he'd seen an American trials rider doing .
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Harbor freight tire changer with motorcycle attachment + MOJO blockers and MOJO lever plus a couple thread bars and a static tire balancer all for less then $250.

I decided to go this route after being quoted $550 for a set of PR 3's if I brought in the wheels, cheapest shop I found locally was $40 a wheel if I brought them in off the bike and bought tires from them.

After shopping around I found Dunlop roadsmart 2's for $180 shipped to my door after rebate. You don't need to be a mathamagican to see the tools paid for themselves the first use. Not to mention I've changed 5 sets since on 3 different bikes.
It gets easier each time I mount a set,my latest trick was using a 2 in 1 aerosol spray wash n wax as lube. So after I was done I get nice shiny clean rims.


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I've done it with tire irons for years. Now that I have a shop to bolt it down in, I finally got to purchase the NoMar setup I've always wanted. Balancing is done with a Marc Parnes balancer on a homebuilt stand.

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This is mine bolted to the floor in my crowded basement. I use the Marc Parnes on axle stands.
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Balancing is done with a Marc Parnes balancer on a homebuilt stand
Wow, what a nice setup. My garage is used for too many purposes, I'm always shuffling stuff out of the way to get to what I need. It's a mess.

But man, I have that Marc Parnes piece too, it is awesome. For a while I suffered with a cheap thing from Ebay that looked similar but wasn't symmetric. Caused me lots of heartache and too many miles with the front end bouncing from mis-balance. That Marc Parnes thing is worth it.
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