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Start mounting the tire by inserting the wheel into the tire so that the outside bead rests in the dropwell. On the new i180 wheels, the valve stem is girded by reinforcements across the dropwell, so position the wheel so that the bead doesn't rest against these reinforcements.
The inner rim of the Segway plastic wheel is stronger than the outer rim, so insert the inner rim from the outside face of the tire as shown. In this way, any installation forces used to install the tire will be applied to the inner (and stronger) wheel rim.
The next photo shows what the tire will look like once it has been installed over the inner rim.