Accessories Bicycles Parts Specials Tools

Search sheldonbrown.com and sheldonbrown.org

find us on FB

More Articles by Jobst Brandt
Next: Making a Tubular Tire
Previous: Talcum Powder for Tubes and Tires

spoke

Subject: Coiling a Wire Bead Clincher
From: Jobst Brandt
Date: October 17, 1997

 
              _____________                          _________
            */             \*                      */         \*
           */               \*                    *|           |*
          */                 \*                   *|           |*
         */                   \*                  *|           |*
        *|                     |*        _________*|__________/*
        *|                     |*      */         *|
        *|                     |*     *|          *|
push--> *|     pull & turn <-- |*     *|          *|
        *|                     |*     *|          *|
        *|                     |*      *\_________*|__________
        *|                     |*                 *|          \*
         *\                   /*                  *|           |*
          *\                 /*                   *|           |*
           *\               /*                    *|           |*
            *\_____________/*        (*)tread      *\_________/*

Holding the tire seen edge-on in front of you, pull the front half inward while turning that part so the tread faces you, to make the figure on the right.

Fold the side loops over one another on top of the central loop. This is the way band saw blades are coiled for storage. The three coil pack must be secured to prevent it from springing open again.

Jobst Brandt

Spoke Divider

See also Sheldon Brown's Tire Folding Video

Spoke Divider

More Articles by Jobst Brandt
Next: Making a Tubular Tire
Previous: Talcum Powder for Tubes and Tires

Spoke Divider

Spoke Divider

Articles by Sheldon Brown and others
Harris
Home
Beginners Brakes Commuting
Lights
Cycle-
Computers
Do-It-
Yourself
Essays
Family
Cycling
Fixed Gear
Singlespeed
Frames Gears &
Drivetrain
Bicycle
Humor
Bicycle
Glossary
Bicycle
Links
Old
Bikes
Repair
Tips
Tandems Touring What's
New
Wheels Sheldon
Brown

Accessories Bicycles Parts Specials Tools

Harris Cyclery Home Page

If you would like to make a link or bookmark to this page, the URL is:
http://sheldonbrown.com/brandt/clincher-folding.html

Last Updated: by Harriet Fell