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  1. Scooter Forum
    Hi All I'm Randy from Cape Town, I bought 2nd hand Honda Beat 110cc 2009, in near perfect condition, last year November 2020. Also, I'm new to riding. 5 days ago I took her to my bike shop guy to fit a pair of Michelins. I was rather disappointed to find Mitas on her when I went to collect her...
  2. First Bike / New Rider
    I'm new to riding and am looking at a 2009 Honda CRF230M. It's the only available dual sport near my location at a reasonable price. The 'M' model comes standard with a front tire 110/70-17 Dunlop GT401 Arrowmax and a rear tire 130/70-17 Dunlop GT401 Arrowmax. Obviously, it has 17-inch...
  3. Tires
    Ok, here's one for ya! I was in London last night on my way home to Birmingham, about 130 miles. And then it happened, just started my journey and I get a puncture in my brand new Avon, only been on a week. Anyway, found the culprit, bloody big nail almost dead centre of the tyre. Time is about...
  4. Motocross and Dual Sports Forum
    The question I have is what kind of tires I should get? Since I'll mostly be riding on the street. Keep in mind that I'll also be riding in the dirt/rocky mountain trail type stuff a good amount of time too (for fun). I hear going 50/50 is wise, but since I'll be doing much more rode riding is...
  5. Suzuki
    New bike owner here so I appreciate any help/advice you may have. I have only been able to find one rear tire that matches what is currently on my 81 gs450, 110/90/17. My commute will be about 45 min each way at highway speeds so I'd really like to get the nicest tire I can and not be stuck...
  6. Cruiser Forum
    Ok, so please excuse me if this is an obviously dumb question, but I am new to motorcycles. I've been looking at many cruisers and changing my own tires and all that, I've also seem some things on tube and tubeless tires. I know one has an inner-tube and the other does not. However can any bike...
  7. First Bike / New Rider
    Alright, I haven't been on here awhile. I got my 05 ninja EX250 about 3 months ago and have put about 1000 miles on it already. I want to sell it this winter and buy a gixxer 600 6k or newer. I have dumped the bike one time coming around a corner because a deer jumped in front of me in the...
  8. Tires
    So I'm looking for a new front tire for my 72 Honda cb350. The manual calls for a 3.00-18 tube type. After a decent amount of searching I've found some IRC GS-11 tube type tires that fit my size. I found these through smalltires.com. Now my question is, do these tube type tires come with a tube...
  9. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey guys, Now that my new bike is running well, I'm replacing all the consumables that need to be replaced and doing a final run through of all other components. I saw some dry rot on my front tire but I'm not sure if it needs to be replaced. There is only a little bit of cracking on the edge...
  10. Tires
    So I am new to riding and was testing out a bike the other day I was thinking about buying. The previous weekend I had just finished up my MSF course and was feeling pretty comfortable on a bike...on a dead end car less street that is. It was a Kawasaki Ninja 250r and I was going down the road...
  11. Reviews & Opinions
    My baby has its original Cheng Shin tires, and the rear is about used up. The front doesn't have much wear at all. Should I dump it while I'm replacing the rear with a Pirelli Route 66?
  12. Motorcycle Repair
    My first thread here... So I've called a few places. Dealers wanted $300 just to change the tires, not actually including the rubber! Said would be around $500 for everything installed. That seems absolutely crazy to me... Called a scooter repair place and they quoted me about $140 to...
  13. General Motorcycle Discussion
    While patching my first flat, it occurred to me that the puncture wouldn't have flattened a tubeless tire. It was caused by a smooth round wire that would have simply filled the hole it made in the tire, and at most would have been a very slow leak. As it turned out, the end of the wire...
  14. Suzuki
    I am in Des Moines heading back to Sacramento from Maine.... I decided to stop and get a new rear tire for my 2007 c50 as its running thin (16000+ Miles on the original). Getting it tomorrow morning - brand begins w/"M" - can't remember name, but I am told its a good one. cost installed - about...
  15. Tires
    What's the stickiest tire you have come across? I'm not so concerned about tread life. If I get 3000 miles out of them I'm happy. I just want really sticky tires.
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