Lezyne Power Lever XL review

If you need extra welly to get your tyre off your rim, the Lezyne Power Lever XL may be the answer

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Lezyne Power Lever XL is a useful addition to your toolbox to get tighter bead-rim combinations on and off more comfortably, giving you confidence that you are less likely to be stranded by a flatSpring20!7

Reasons to buy
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    Extra leverage

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    Tough feel

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    Robust hook

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    Comfortable to use

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Reasons to avoid
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Some clincher tyre-rim combinations can be a real pain to deal with, whereas with others the tyre can go over the rim wall with minimal effort. Difficult combinations are becoming more common with the rise of tubeless systems where the tight junction between the tyre bead and the rim is what keeps the tyre inflated and there needs to be a close connection between the tyre and the spoke bed to get the tyre to seat at all.

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