Water resistant tires?


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hap2
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Water resistant tires?

Postby hap2 » Wed May 15, 2013 10:30 am



Does anyone know of something I can spay on my bike tires to make them a bit more rain / water resistant?

Just asking.

Thank you



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Re: Water resistant tires?

Postby Sally » Wed May 15, 2013 3:40 pm

What do you mean ? Tires are rubber they resist water.If you are asking to dis place water Then NO the snipes in the tire and tread pattern is what displaces the water.Spraying anything on a tire will problem cause then to become slick or slippery. Sally :lol:

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Re: Water resistant tires?

Postby virgilmobile » Wed May 15, 2013 3:45 pm

Not on the tread but the sidewall,right?
I wonder if the Pledge that I use on the windshield would fit the bill..????
Wipe it with a rag dusted with Pledge....

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Re: Water resistant tires?

Postby thrasherg » Wed May 15, 2013 4:22 pm

Why would you care if you have water on the sidewall of your tyres.. :?:

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Re: Water resistant tires?

Postby Sally » Wed May 15, 2013 6:06 pm

If you want side wall done for sum reason I don't know why use tire shine armerall it repeles water Sally. Sorry if I don't understand question

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Re: Water resistant tires?

Postby Dusty Boots » Wed May 15, 2013 7:38 pm

Maybe you should rephrase your question! :lol:

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Re: Water resistant tires?

Postby Big Blue UK » Thu May 16, 2013 3:38 pm

There are a plethora of tyre wall treatments, some are pish, some are good. I have used several on my car at shows. A mate uses hair gel mixed with a little water, I was amazed when he tol;d me what he uses. You could try back to black wax, I use it on rubber mudflaps and it works really well, may be the best grime repellant.
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Re: Water resistant tires?

Postby redial » Sun May 19, 2013 2:17 am

Glycerine in water will quickly blacken tyres, if that is what you are looking for.


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