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Field repair of a tire, such as patching or booting, isn’t done much nowadays because it is so difficult. The design of this new wheel features a superdeep drop center for two reasons. First, it makes changing a tire with handtools a breeze (except for breaking the bead). Second, it allows for maximum deflection of the tread area for a center hits on big rocks.