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Installing Solid Tires on Your Electric Scooter: A Step-by-Step Guide

To shop our replacement tires and learn more about the different types of tires for electric scooters, see here.

**We also have videos for replacing tires on youtube. **

Switching to solid tires on your electric scooter is a practical move for maintenance-free riding. Say goodbye to punctures and embrace a smoother, hassle-free experience. Here’s how to make the switch in a few simple steps.

Step 1: Gather Your Tools

Before you start, ensure you have the necessary tools. You’ll likely need a set of tire levers, a screwdriver, a wrench, and some lubricant like soapy water to ease the installation process.

Step 2: Remove The Old Tire

Begin by disconnecting the scooter and ensuring it’s powered off. Use your wrench to loosen the bolts on the wheel, and remove the wheel from the scooter. Then, take the tire levers and pry the old tire off the rim carefully.

Step 3: Preparing the Solid Tire

Solid tires are, by nature, less pliable than pneumatic ones. It’s often helpful to heat the solid tire before fitting it, which can be done by soaking it in hot water for a few minutes to make it more pliable.

Step 4: Mounting the Solid Tire

First, apply the lubricant around the edge of the tire and the rim to slide the solid tire on more easily. Start by pressing one edge of the tire onto the rim and work your way around, using the tire levers if necessary. Ensure the tire is evenly seated on the rim.

Step 5: Reattaching the Wheel

Once the solid tire is in place, reattach the wheel to your scooter. Tighten the bolts securely, and make sure that the wheel spins freely without wobbling.

Step 6: Test Ride

It's important to perform a test ride to ensure that the installation is successful. Pay attention to how the scooter handles and brakes with the new solid tires.

Switching to solid tires can be straightforward if you follow these steps. Not only will you reduce the downtime associated with flats, but you'll also enjoy a consistent ride quality.

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