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Old 02-26-2012, 05:07 PM   #1
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Flat tire on my way back from a Galveston ride, guess I hit a nail or somethin. This sucks... O well happens...
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:10 PM   #2
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:20 PM   #3
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:34 PM   #4
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Lol sorry out came out, guess that's y it went flat,
I'm Takin it to the shop tomorrow, I gotta b ready by Saturday bro. Lol
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Lol sorry out came out, guess that's y it went flat,
I'm Takin it to the shop tomorrow, I gotta b ready by Saturday bro. Lol
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i wouldnt plug it just get new tire put on.
A friend had a staple in his the other day, he took it off and patched from the inside. We went rode about 250 miles today without a problem.
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A lot of people patch them like you said but personally I don't like to risk it. Got a tiny nail in mine about 5 weeks ago tire only had maybe 600 miles on it. I had it patched on the inside and put it in garage for spare in case someone needs one and is in a bind. Tires are too cheap IMO to risk what could happen.
Sorta same scenario. His rear tire was pretty new, less than 1000 miles and he didn't want to buy another one again so he just patched it.
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i picked up 2 nails on a tire with about 200 miles on it. replaced it picked up a nail on the new tire within 30 miles. patched it and still riding on it.
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:32 PM   #11
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I think I'm gonna do like mkgsxr and replace it and keep it for a spare... I think the shop by my house is open on mondays now.
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plug it and patch it from the inside...you're golden.
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