EPISODE 4: Changing and fixing that flat tire


In this episode of The Yankee Podcast I talk to you about changing a flat tire. I tell you step by step how to go about preparing for the inevitable flat tire. From finding a safe level surface to getting back on the road. I also explain how to plug a tire if need be. One thing that I did not mention in the podcast is that it is not advisable to plug a tire in its sidewall, only the tread area of the tire is recommended.

2 comments to EPISODE 4: Changing and fixing that flat tire

  • militiasteve

    Mmmmm that steak smells good. I’ll take mine rear with a side of lug nuts.

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