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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by raesewell » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:14 pm

fastbob wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:47 pm
46 psi ? Isn't that a bit high ?
He probably over inflated it a bit with the expectation it would lose a bit of pressure.

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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by anth_85 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:16 pm

fastbob wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:47 pm
46 psi ? Isn't that a bit high ?
factory spec is 42psi rear, i figured with some coming out having an extra few psi would help me get home.

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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by The Hitcher » Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:12 pm

I feel your pain, last week I got 2 small holes in the middle of the tread but close together so I don't think they can be plugged on a Supercorsa that had only done 200/300 Miles :cry: , £220 for a new one when the weather gets better :( .

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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by fastbob » Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:35 pm

anth_85 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:16 pm
fastbob wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:47 pm
46 psi ? Isn't that a bit high ?
factory spec is 42psi rear, i figured with some coming out having an extra few psi would help me get home.
Fair enough , just a bit higher than I'm used to .

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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by James in Brum » Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:42 pm

Mine’s 41 rear
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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by Richzx6r » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:05 pm

fastbob wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:47 pm
46 psi ? Isn't that a bit high ?
Not that high I run 36f 42r
Its better when its loaded

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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by anth_85 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:15 pm

fixed, the guy in the tyre place said the hole itself was tiny.

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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by fastbob » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:35 pm

33 front , 36 rear on the GSXR 1100 .

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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by geofferz » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:16 am

I've had 1 puncture and I replaced the tyre. Not sure I trust a repair - I sometimes ride quite hard and don't like the idea of something happening mid corner.
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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by Stu » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:13 am

geofferz wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:16 am
I've had 1 puncture and I replaced the tyre. Not sure I trust a repair - I sometimes ride quite hard and don't like the idea of something happening mid corner.
providing its a mushroom plug you should have no worries

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I wouldn't want to trust some of the other types of repair!
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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by Marino » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:07 am

37 psi front, 43 psi rear. (2.5 bar/2.9) cold of course, superduke gt, as per manual

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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by Stu » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:45 am

Thanks to @raesewell for this article on tyre pressures viewtopic.php?p=1112992#p1112992

Now lets keep this topic err on topic :thumb:
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Re: Tyre repair or chuck?

Post by The Hitcher » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:43 pm

I run 33F 30R in mine as per the handbook, did try 36R but it felt too hard.

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