Decrepit tyres

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Decrepit tyres

Postby GRAgusta » Fri May 31, 2019 5:58 pm

OK Boxertrix Land

What is the general opinion on this ... when we went to Jedburgh for the ride out in 2012 I had new Pirelli Angels on the R1100S .... and they are still there, not yet worn out, still got some miles in them. Is there a point in time when they have to be replaced regardless of not being worn down - just cos they're old like the pilot ???
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Re: Decrepit tyres

Postby boxerscott » Fri May 31, 2019 7:29 pm

Dunno Gawaine, but if you decide to replace them, in the name of research i`ll have em off you and will tell how i got on with them :wink:

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Re: Decrepit tyres

Postby Humbug » Fri May 31, 2019 8:51 pm

There is a general rule that tyres should be replaced after 6 years from manufacture. Apparently something to do with the chemical compound. Date of manufacture is on the sidewall, four numbers normally preceded by DOT first two numbers are the week and second two are year e.g DOT1513 is 15th week of 2013.
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Re: Decrepit tyres

Postby simon » Fri May 31, 2019 10:24 pm

I would get out and enjoy wearing them down over the summer before they get past the use by date.
Then you don't mind (or question) changing them :)
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Re: Decrepit tyres

Postby Humbug » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:51 am

These are worth a look if you are worried about tyres, Maxxis for £99 a pair this weekend!
https://www.mandp.co.uk/products/maxxis ... 162-536166
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Re: Decrepit tyres

Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:26 am

Just ordered a pair for my 2009 RT :D :D Thanks for the link
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Re: Decrepit tyres

Postby boxerscott » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:47 pm

Humbug wrote:These are worth a look if you are worried about tyres, Maxxis for £99 a pair this weekend!
https://www.mandp.co.uk/products/maxxis ... 162-536166
I use these, great value for money. Had the previous version and had Supermax sports. No complaints.

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