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Old 09-12-2018, 04:03 PM   #421
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Re: Mad Scientist Tire Academy

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I personally wouldn't use a lock/graphite lube but that's me. The graphite would not dissipate. Especially on a rear tire on a high HP/high torque bike.

I have a full gallon of the best stuff on the planet: Safety Seal Tire Mounting Lube.

Come by and you can have a jar of it for free.
If it's a high horsepower bike it should have a rim lock.
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Old 09-12-2018, 09:44 PM   #422
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Gary & Patrick, thanks for the ideas on carrying lube. Sounds like everyone improvises.
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Old 09-13-2018, 04:02 AM   #423
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I carry small generic travel tube thing you can typically find in a CVS or Wal Mart. It has never busted.

More is better when it comes to tire lube.
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Old 09-14-2018, 10:23 AM   #424
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This is how you do it: (click on "watch this video on YouTube")


Actually this is from an epic ride report on ADV:

The Pan American Trail





You really should check out that ride report. Unlike anything I've seen.
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Old 09-14-2018, 10:38 AM   #425
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This is how you do it:...
I would prefer to see the "how you do it" that doesn't take 4 people to do it.
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Old 09-19-2018, 08:22 AM   #426
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:43 AM   #427
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I'll second that ride report. Those dudes killed it. I'm about to slap a new rear tire on the WR if anyone wants to fart around with some tires/tubes soon.
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:49 AM   #428
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Let me know when/where
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Old 09-21-2018, 08:06 AM   #429
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Old 09-21-2018, 09:45 PM   #430
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I hope cannonshot had a new tire waiting. The old one looks used up!
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Old 09-22-2018, 08:01 AM   #431
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That scene was from the Mid Atlantic Back Country Discovery Route
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