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Old 03-01-10, 03:12 PM   #26
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I assume this is sarcasm
Most of the replies here are sarcasm... most folks don't worry about the tire overmold, they just ride.
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Old 03-01-10, 03:21 PM   #27
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you're talking about a tired hare, right?
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Ya Think? Still I put on so many miles a year the little things hardly get noticed.
Have to agree with Bob. Why bother taking them off? Its a fiddly job and gives you an indication of how much the tyre has been ridden. And how much you lean in cornering.
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Old 03-01-10, 03:57 PM   #29
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you're talking about a tired hare, right?
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Old 03-01-10, 03:59 PM   #30
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Old 03-01-10, 07:42 PM   #31
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Just on the remote chance that anybody cares, the technical name for them is apparently "sprue nubs" or simply "sprue." I clipped them off once. It wasn't worth the effort, I barely noticed the weight difference.
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Pulling them off with tweezers -----> screaming tires.
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Old 03-01-10, 09:01 PM   #33
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how do i get hair off my tire (like the little hairs from the molding process )

Just ride it? Cut them off?
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Old 03-01-10, 09:13 PM   #34
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I let the pavement smooth it out for me.
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I got a WTB Prowler like this, and it is COVERED in those darn things. I cut them off because riding on them felt very unstable. The tread was squirming everywhere and I even went down on the first turn. I used some side-cutters that would take off 3-4 at a time. Still took forever.
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Most tires don't have so many nubs to matter and it would be a waste of time.
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Made the mistake of reusing the razor I shaved my tires with.

Big mistake....
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Most of the replies here are sarcasm... most folks don't worry about the tire overmold, they just ride.
Not sure how you take this seriously.....
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Maybe biting them off would work????
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Shave your legs, not your tires.
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