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Old 07-24-2013, 10:34 PM   #1
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Transporting Tire on Motorcycle

How do you guys do it? Saw some pictures online of people putting the tire around their body.

I have it tied down leaning on top of a bin using a ratchet strap. Debating if I should take it off and add some waist protection.
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Old 07-24-2013, 10:38 PM   #2
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How do you guys do it? Saw some pictures online of people putting the tire around their body.

I have it tied down leaning on top of a bin using a ratchet strap. Debating if I should take it off and add some waist protection.
I used some rope once. Two loops and made a backpack out of the tire. Still wasen't fun.
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I rode one around my waist, wasn't too bad. I just looked real stupid
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^^^ that will work until the wind moves the bin, and tire. Where are you taking it?
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Taking it to Patrick from Stafford. It's clamped down pretty tight. Bin is slightly bent
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Taking it to Patrick from Stafford. It's clamped down pretty tight. Bin is slightly bent
Hopefully it makes it, just ride a little slower. I would offer to transport it for you, but wife's car broke down today and she is driving my truck tomorrow...
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Appreciate the offer. If it starts feeling weird, I'll just take it off and hula hoop with it while riding.
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I always take my wheels off and cage it to where I am getting the tire(s) mounted. No need to let any techs possibly scratch my wheels and swingarm, use incorrect torque values, tight or loose chain...you get the point

I'd try to strap it down to the tail before attempting to wear it around my waist
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I always take my wheels off and cage it to where I am getting the tire(s) mounted. No need to let any techs possibly scratch my wheels and swingarm, use incorrect torque values, tight or loose chain...you get the point

I'd try to strap it down to the tail before attempting to wear it around my waist
I now mount my tires for those reasons.
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I just have my tires delivered to the shop when I buy them using a preferred installer via motorcycle superstore..
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Taking it to Patrick from Stafford. It's clamped down pretty tight. Bin is slightly bent
Hmmmmm,
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I now mount my tires for those reasons.
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I will say the cycle gear at 45 n and west has never my wheels up when mounting a tire and they do mine for free
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I will say the cycle gear at 45 n and west has never my wheels up when mounting a tire and they do mine for free
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