Is this a Problem


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Is this a Problem

Post by Pam » Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:05 pm



I don't know much about anything but could this be a problem. First noticed it a low speed like a tire seperation but at speed it was smooth. Got home and found this Tire is a Dunlp D250
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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by MikeB » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:37 pm

Looks like you got all the riding out of that tire that you are going to get.
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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by MiWinger51 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:24 am

Get a new tire immediately. You only have 2 wheels, it's not going to be fun if you have a catastrophic failure at highway speed.
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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by Hoosier Jack » Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:44 pm

Drag slicks. Kind of a subtle hint. ;)

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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by Pam » Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:13 pm

Was trying to get the rest of the season out of it but no dice. New tire is on and trying to wear it out

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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by Fiberthree » Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:53 pm

Just curious... How many miles on that one?
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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by Mh434 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:50 am

Fiberthree wrote:
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:53 pm
Just curious... How many miles on that one?
Several thousand too many, I'd say!! :lol:

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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by Pam » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:37 pm

I am thinking there about 12000 miles mostly riding double, the pic looks worse than the actual tire as far a tread goes. Kind of a pain to get the tire off but I put the front tire in a chock and hung the back on my motor lift, Got her up and droped the tire out the bottom. Once the tire was out I let her down on the center stand until the new tire was ready to go on.

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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by seelyark1 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:49 pm

If you get a spare wheel, you could get your new tire mounted and when ready to change out, all you need to do is lay the bike over and swap wheels. 1800 is much easier than a 1500 rear tire change. Try maybe a trike shop for a wheel. Will make them much easier in the long run. :)
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Re: Is this a Problem

Post by Corkster52 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:14 am

seelyark1 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:49 pm

If you get a spare wheel, you could get your new tire mounted and when ready to change out, all you need to do is lay the bike over and swap wheels.
Not a bad idea at all, for all of us. Having a spare wheel, where a new tire can be mounted and balanced, waiting to be installed would be nice to have around.



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