tire iron

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tire iron

[′tīr ‚ī·ərn]
(design engineering)
A single metal bar having bladelike ends of various shapes to insert between the rim and the bead of a pneumatic tire to remove or replace the tire.
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A patch kit with tire levers costs about $5 at bike shops and discount stores with a sporting goods section.
Carry a minipump, tire levers, and a patch kit on even the shortest rides, and a spare tube if you might be in too much of a hurry to mess with patches.
You'll need to carry a map, hand pump, extra tubes, tire levers, lots of water, food, a headlight, and a taillight (some stretches of road go through darktunnels).