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View Poll Results: When Do You Change Your Rear Tire
Before the Tread Wear Indicator squares off 14 17.07%
When the "Tread Wear indicator squares off (about 1mm of good tread left in the Center) 33 40.24%
When you start seeing lines and string pealing out the center of your tire 17 20.73%
Some time in between Option 3 & 4 18 21.95%
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Old 03-17-2008, 03:56 AM   #1
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When do you change your rear tire?

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Old 03-17-2008, 04:01 AM   #2
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i change mine when steel threads start to show.. i use pilot powers.
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Old 03-17-2008, 04:08 AM   #3
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I'v had steel threads showing for about a month now...

where is that blasted samophlange?
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Old 03-17-2008, 04:16 AM   #4
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Do steel threads also show in the front tire? Looks like I need to replace that very soon also.
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Old 03-17-2008, 04:19 AM   #5
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I dont ride that aggressive, but I dont chance chit either!
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Old 03-17-2008, 04:28 AM   #6
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As soon threads start to show up
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Old 03-17-2008, 05:37 AM   #7
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When I'm told too... (Honest, I never notice these things!!!)
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Old 03-17-2008, 06:20 AM   #8
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when the center looks like a slick, or there is no tread left on the sides, whichever comes first
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Old 03-17-2008, 06:23 AM   #9
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I try not to get too smooth in the center.
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Old 03-17-2008, 07:13 AM   #10
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I use avon venomX speed rated, nice tires, seem sticky enough, they burn off and waste away quick though.
I'm due for a new one on the rear, will be calling Javi @ True Methods for one soon.
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When I have next to no tread in the middle.
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When I'm told too... (Honest, I never notice these things!!!)
Check yourself b4 you wreck yourself

I usually change mine when it hits the wear bars in center.
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Old 03-17-2008, 01:17 PM   #15
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Old 03-17-2008, 01:18 PM   #16
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when i see threads
- cant chance that chity mija.


I usually get new rubber when the tire starts to get squared off.
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when i have a blowout
You running tubed tires? Nice avatar btw you!
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Old 03-17-2008, 01:19 PM   #18
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Check yourself b4 you wreck yourself

I usually change mine when it hits the wear bars in center.
or you wreck LOL
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or you wreck LOL
Screw the tires, I'm changin bikes
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Old 03-17-2008, 01:25 PM   #20
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Before or right at the indicator, unless I get tired of the tires already mounted, and I wanna try something different.
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