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Tire repair

Post by bstig60 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:56 pm



I have a small nail in my rear tire. Been having a slow leak for months and couldn't find it. This afternoon, I got down and did a close inspection and found the problem.. Has anyone used a tire repair plug while using dynabeads for balance?


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Re: Tire repair

Post by AZgl1800 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:27 pm

If you have 2 oz of Dyna Beads in the tire, it should be okay.

If however, you sense a bit of imbalance, just add another oz of Dyna Beads and ride on.
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Re: Tire repair

Post by Andy Cote » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:57 pm

Bill

I might be concerned if you use those rope plugs that are lathered with glue. I've never had success with those anyway. I have had success with the mushroom type plugs on a couple cars and I now carry that kit on the bike.

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Re: Tire repair

Post by tfdeputydawg » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:57 pm

Patch it on the inside.
Get rid of the beads(in both tires
Use https://www.ride-on.com/

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Re: Tire repair

Post by MikeB » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:50 pm

tfdeputydawg wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:57 pm
Patch it on the inside.
Get rid of the beads(in both tires
Use https://www.ride-on.com/
I have to ask, Why get rid of the beads?
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Re: Tire repair

Post by tfdeputydawg » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:15 am

MikeB wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:50 pm
tfdeputydawg wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:57 pm
Patch it on the inside.
Get rid of the beads(in both tires
Use https://www.ride-on.com/
I have to ask, Why get rid of the beads?
Not needed with RideOn. It is a sealant as well as a balancer.
Been using it for many years.
RideOn has formulas for about anything on/off road.

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Re: Tire repair

Post by MikeB » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:53 am

tfdeputydawg wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:15 am
MikeB wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:50 pm
tfdeputydawg wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:57 pm
Patch it on the inside.
Get rid of the beads(in both tires
Use https://www.ride-on.com/
I have to ask, Why get rid of the beads?
Not needed with RideOn. It is a sealant as well as a balancer.
Been using it for many years.
RideOn has formulas for about anything on/off road.
I understand what you are saying now.
Remove the tire from the wheel and patch the hole, then use RideOn.
Since the tire will have to be removed to install the patch, the beads have to be removed anyway. Since the beads are not compatible with RideOn, leave them out. Once the tire is reinstalled, use RideOn to balance the tire and help prevent future leaks.
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Re: Tire repair

Post by AZgl1800 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:39 am

I have never used RideOn ,

but it does have an excellent advantage.

In your case, with the little tiny nail, all you would have needed to do, is remove it and RideOn provided that RideOn sealant was already in the tire.

I have Dyna Beads in my tires, been using it for years, bought a bag of the stuff....
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Re: Tire repair

Post by bstig60 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:46 am

Thanks, guys! I have TMPS in both my bikes. I don't want to risk ruining a sensor with the Ride On product.. Has any one had experience with this?
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Re: Tire repair

Post by Goldwinger365 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:57 am

Replace the tire,I myself have never been a fan of sealant or patching/plugging a motorcycle tire. You only have two wheels between yourself and the pavement,why risk it? Just my two cents worth..

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Re: Tire repair

Post by bstig60 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:04 pm

I iwll probably plug it or patch it since it is a small nail and should get me through the winter riding season.. I have an extended trip planned for next spring and had planned on replacing the tires before the trip. Thanks for all the advice.... I will do some research on the Ride On product.
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Re: Tire repair

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:15 pm

MikeB wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:50 pm

I have to ask, Why get rid of the beads?
Because a tire is not designed to have beads in them.

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Re: Tire repair

Post by AZgl1800 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:49 pm

GoldWingrGreg wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:15 pm
MikeB wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:50 pm

I have to ask, Why get rid of the beads?
Because a tire is not designed to have beads in them.
They are not designed to have liquids in them either, but that has been ignored for over a century.

say what you want, beads work great.
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Re: Tire repair

Post by tfdeputydawg » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:57 pm

bstig60 wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:46 am
Thanks, guys! I have TMPS in both my bikes. I don't want to risk ruining a sensor with the Ride On product.. Has any one had experience with this?
Ride-On is TPMS friendly but is not recommended if your sensors are not sealed. Although using Ride-On with these types of sensors does not always create issues, we as the manufacturer of Ride-On do not recommend using our product in applications with TPMS systems without potted electronics. Even moisture contained in the compressed air can enter the electronics and over time create issues not related to any tire sealant. We recommend that you check with your dealer or manufacturer to determine whether your TPMS sensor has potted electronics and batteries. We do not recommend the use of Ride-On in certain late model factory CVO Harley Davidson motorcycles, 2009, 2010, 2012, and Newer Honda Gold Wings and certain KTM 1190 and 1290 Adventures as the sensors on those bikes are not potted (hermetically sealed)!

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Re: Tire repair

Post by bstig60 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:33 am

AZgl1800 wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:49 pm
GoldWingrGreg wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:15 pm
MikeB wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:50 pm

I have to ask, Why get rid of the beads?
Because a tire is not designed to have beads in them.
They are not designed to have liquids in them either, but that has been ignored for over a century.

say what you want, beads work great.
I have to agree, the beads do work great. Due to my tire pressure sensors, I will pass on the Ride on product at this point in time..... But may decide to try it later on. For right now, I will patch the tire on the inside and then put the beads back in and maybe add another ounce as I am getting a little cupping in the rear tire.


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