Mountain Biking - tioga factory's
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06-19-05, 05:09 AM
hallo yalll im a newbie, and i totally screwed up a new tyre when taking it off, i appplied a little too much force and two parts of the wire wall have come out in a section about 4 inches long, im just wondering if i can repair this breach or kiss this new expensive tyre goodbye?
06-19-05, 10:20 AM
I would say screw it to be honest. I rest my life on tires responding EXACTLY the same way consistently.
06-19-05, 11:19 AM
Kiss the new expensive tire goodbye.
A handshake is probably good enough.
06-19-05, 03:59 PM
Forget it, get new tires.
06-19-05, 04:01 PM
Factory's aren't too expensive, and they're not that nice. I was going down a garage with dimpled ground for traction and when i turned (I go hands-off-brakes often now), my front washed out on a highly grippy surface. It's no trail, but dayum, it left a big scar on my left elbow.
There are plenty of cheap tires that will likely perform better than a wire bead Tioga factory. I've used the DH and XC versions and they're terrible in anything but mud and soft dirt.
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