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Offline 10tenmen

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Tyres maybe a bit old
« on: September 10, 2019, 01:41:47 PM »
Tread looks great on my front tyre it’s a Cheng shin 2.75 x 18 Great tread but the manufacturer date is 0902 March 2002 don’t think that will be staying on lol

Offline TrickyMicky

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Re: Tyres maybe a bit old
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2019, 03:47:33 PM »
Many years ago I was following a mate on his initial ride home from the showroom on a used Suzuki Super 6. It had stood unused for about 18 months. Dry road into a left hander and it was gone. Stitches and cosmetics for the bike. REmove it and put a hacksaw through it so nobody else is tempted.

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Re: Tyres maybe a bit old
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2019, 06:20:13 PM »
So my 35 year old Pirelli are a bit goosed then  ;D ;D ;D

I was so looking forward to riding on them again  ;) ;)
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Re: Tyres maybe a bit old
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2019, 08:37:33 AM »
I have a pair of bald 30 year old Michelin's if you want them.....
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Re: Tyres maybe a bit old
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2019, 09:45:06 AM »
I have a pair of bald 30 year old Michelin's if you want them.....

That's tempting  :D :D
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Re: Tyres maybe a bit old
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2019, 02:48:31 PM »
I once had a tyre on my CX500 that was so old the tread started to separate from the canvas.  Very scary as I only noticed it when I stopped after a long ride.  Needless to say it was replaced immediately.

On my 350 I have tyres I put on in about 1989, they don't look too bad  :D

 

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