back tire


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Keef
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back tire

Postby Keef » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:53 pm



My back tire is Feathering on both sides. Not the side wall, but the tread. It rides smouth no vabration. I put 36psi in it. Does any one
know why it would do that? It's a Michelan. Thanks



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vtxcandyred
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Re: back tire

Postby vtxcandyred » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:57 pm

Keef wrote:My back tire is Feathering on both sides. Not the side wall, but the tread. It rides smouth no vabration. I put 36psi in it. Does any one
know why it would do that? It's a Michelan. Thanks

If by feathering you mean cupping then its usually from low air pressure. I run forty front and rear. If it climbs a bit in the heat then it will still be o.k. Thats me though. But I do believe most run about that pressure.

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Re: back tire

Postby Keef » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:11 pm

It calls for 41 max in the rear. Yes i did mean cupping...........Thanks

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Re: back tire

Postby vtxcandyred » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:41 pm

Glad I could help.




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