How To Pump A Bike Tire. Youll want to use your tongue to put pressure on the valve to keep it open. Open the valve cover by twisting it anticlockwise.
Making sure that no air escapes from the air nozzle and the bike pump needle is securely attached to the valve of the tire gently but firmly inflate the tire until you fill it with the right air pressure. These beefy leave-at-home pumps are perfect for garage and bike shop use. Bicycle tire valves are of two types.
Now that youre a tire pressure expert remember to always check your tires before you ride.
The lever on the back of the valve should be touching the hose in the unlocked position. Take your bike pump and position its valve end over the valve of the tire you are pumping. Press the pump valve firmly onto the tire valve then raise the lever to lock the pump onto the tire valve. This will loosen it and you will eventually get it out.