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|08-08-2010, 11:04 PM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Spring, TX
Experience: 7 years
Rear Flat Tire
Well I got my first flat tire yesterday. I am in need of some advice big time. Does anyone know a good place that can fix the tire. I dont havea way to get it to the shop right now, but amstill working on that. I also need to know of a place that has great deals on tires as well. Thanks MH
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|08-08-2010, 11:23 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2005
Feedback Rating: (2)
Most bike shops that have liability insurance won't/can't
patch or plug tires. I know ours has a specific clause forbidding it in the policy.
That said, if the damage is minor like a small nail you can plug it yourself with a kit from any parts store.
If you need a new tire we have great prices on the ME880 cruiser tires and we keep a good selection of sizes in stock.
Call or PM for the BEST PRICES in Houston for PARTS and ACCESSORIES.
MAKE SURE TO MENTION YOU'RE ON MH TO GET THE BEST PRICE!
NEED GEAR? We have a great selection in stock but if we need to order it we GUARANTEE FIT!
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Last edited by Patrick; 08-15-2010 at 12:37 PM.
|08-18-2010, 11:49 AM||#5|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: houston \ flatonia
Experience: 10+ years
1300 V STAR YAMAHA
KZ 650 KAWASAKI
HONDA CB 550
HARLEY DAVIDSON 50
I now have 12,000 plus miles on my V Star & the rear tire will probably need to be replaced sometime in the fall.
I keep my tires aired according to factory standards & ride weekly [ mostly freeway \ highway miles ]
Would appreciate your input.
Some people call me the space cowboy ,some people call me the gangster of love ...... :nod
|08-18-2010, 12:01 PM||#6|
Back again again...
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: West Houston
Feedback Rating: (9)
Cornbread, where are you located? There are some good folks on the board who may not mind trailering you to Motorcycles Unlimited for free/beer/lunch.
Consider replacing first, ME880's are the way to go. Mixed reviews on plugged tires but if you must, it should last you till you can get a new one.
|09-02-2010, 04:25 PM||#7|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: In the bushes north of houston (New Caney)
Experience: 6 years
05 honda davidson.
95 gsxr 750 (sold)
05 gs500f (sold)
got my me880 front from Motorcycles Unlimited on tuesday. in and out in 1 hr... great service and same price as tejas in highlands.