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Who knows what a Heidenau K60 tire is? 

Who knows what changing one over at 06:00 hrs for a small group ride meet up on a Saturday day off work with 2 6in tire irons because you were too busy at work so you paid a shop who mounted it backwards on the wheel?

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That video is a flat out joke. The tire bead had already been broken down or she would have either lifted the tire or swung on that bar. Then  forcing a metal valve stem's metal base through the rim hole would damage the rim and ruin the stem.

Anyone ever broke the bead on a tire that had been mounted for 5 or 6 years on a steel rim? That's why the tire changer is supplied with a BFH.

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Modern truck tires are easy to change, and break the beads,,,,,usually.  Easiest way to change them is with them still on the vehicle.  A bit of tire soap helps too.  Notice that tub of tire soap in the video to the right of the tire?  Someone had done the dirty work for her.

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That slide hammer affair the person knocked the valve stem out with is kinda like the bead breaker we used on tube type split rim tires.  Changed and repaired a few hundred of them at our roadside garage. 

A bead axe takes a certain skill around polished aluminum wheels. 

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