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    Fight THE MAN paintballdude's Avatar
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    Time to get new Tires?

    The nubs on my tires have been getting low and I think it is effecting my traction. Is there any guide to use when thinking about getting new tires?
    I ride a stuntman tough frame on a cappochino pullers paycheck.

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    Canon fiend MadMan2k's Avatar
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    KonaRider24's guide to new tires:

    If they have dirt on them or any sign of being looked at too hard, buy new ones.


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    If there worn down, just replace 'em.

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    I think there is some fallacy in KonaRider24's logic-
    if there's dirt on em', that might mean you are riding in slightly too muddy conditions. Several excellent dry trail tires are the worst ever in mud. Same vice-versa. But the one genarilization that can be trusted is this: if the tread is more than 65% worn down (from its original height), replace them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMan2k
    KonaRider24's guide to new tires:

    If they have dirt on them or any sign of being looked at too hard, buy new ones.

    I run them until a certain percentage of rubber is left.
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    When there is a hole in the tire...replace it. 65% is a lot of the tread left. Well at least for my tires it is.

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    I have a hole in my tire from a nail, should it be replaced? The tread is still pretty decent.

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    Gravity Is Yer Friend dirtbikedude's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by hebrew_rider
    ...if the tread is more than 65% worn down (from its original height), replace them.
    I guess I should stop using my tires until the threads show through before I replace 'em.


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