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How to change a flat bike tyre

How to change a flat bike tyre

Flats happen. Here's how to fix 'em.

Anyone who rides a bike frequently has experienced either a flat tyre, the desire to install new tyres, or both. Flats happen for a variety of reasons and your tyres will eventually wear out and need to be replaced, but the task of installing a new tube is a relatively simple one that anyone can learn to do on their own. With the right equipment and very basic knowledge, you’ll never have to worry about a pesky flat ending a great ride. Check out the video below to see how easy it is to master this essential skill.

Tubes & tubeless accessories

Bike inner tube options in every size, plus Bontrager sealant and accessories for setting your wheels up tubeless.
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Bike pumps

Portable hand pumps and inflation kits ensure you'll never be left stranded, and floor pumps make inflating tires with either Presta and Schrader valves a breeze.
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Bike tires

Bontrager has spent over a decade developing our comprehensive lineup of road, mountain, and hybrid bike tires.
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Bontrager Tire Lever

Take some of the frustration out of flat repair and tire replacement with a pair of ergonomic, durable tire levers from Bontrager.
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Bontrager Pro Flat Pack

This all-in-one kit fits in a jersey pocket and has everything you need to fix a flat tire on the fly.
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