New 38 year old tires.

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New 38 year old tires.

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My 1979 CBX has new 38 year old tires, hard as a hockey puck!

What is the best way to remove the old tires without harming the Comstars?

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Very careful. I would leave them in the hot sun if possible as long as you can and then dismount them.

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Any shop with a modern tire changer can pop them right off. They really are pretty flimsy once the bead is broken. Don’t fight them yourself.

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Tanks for the advice!

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I use an oscillating saw and cut away all the rubber away leaving just two rings that are easy enough to remove.
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