Today was tyre changing day on the Tenere - after slithering around all over the place the other day it was time to ditch the Tourances and slap on more familiar (and grippy) E-07's.
First up was the front.
|Front wheel removal was a piece of cake|
Lots more soapy water and plenty of grunting, hammering and levering eventually got the tyre on.
Next came main event - the other end. Funnily enough, I'd never taken the rear wheel off so this was a learning exercise. It turned out to be pretty easy although would have been easier if the cush drive hadn't decided to fall out and reduce the clearance for removing the wheel.
|No chain to get in the way eh - just this thing.|
With Mark there the wheel install also went fairly easily although I was a little worried about the clearance you see between the swingarm and the washer in the below picture but it is apparently sweet as - I should have taken a before picture...
So, that's that done and I reckon for the last time in my shed...although I do have a set of PR4's laying around that need to find a home...