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Old 09-18-07, 08:48 PM
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tire pressures

I kinda change my pressures randomly. my odyssey only say 90 but i ride street and some dirt. what do you think is the best to ride?

im ridding like 75 now.
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Old 09-19-07, 09:51 AM
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Old 09-19-07, 10:41 AM
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if you like the ride, stay on 75...
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Old 09-19-07, 01:01 PM
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90 in the back, 75 in the front.
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Old 09-19-07, 01:15 PM
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115 all around.
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Old 09-19-07, 07:51 PM
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some ride 130 on rim jobs around here.
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Old 09-20-07, 06:43 AM
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that is funny, because I recently won a rim job at a comp and decided to try it out, and the bead blew apart riding around 100psi.

being more full doesn't always mean better performance. If you are a lighter guy (120-150ish) you should ride whatever feels comfortable. You probably wouldn't need them that full. Running them rock solid just makes for a rough ride.
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Old 09-20-07, 06:47 AM
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thats also kinda funny cause we had to trash one cause the bead was ripping yesterday.
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Old 09-29-07, 08:58 PM
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I was taught years ago, that on a BMX bike the tire pressure should be !/2 your weight.
I weigh 220, so I run 110lbs on my street bike. can't find race tires that hold that much so I run 10 lbs over the max pressure of the tire I'm running. Right now Im using IRC Sirens.
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Sick tires
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Originally Posted by herbie bmx View Post
I was taught years ago, that on a BMX bike the tire pressure should be !/2 your weight.
I weigh 220, so I run 110lbs on my street bike. can't find race tires that hold that much so I run 10 lbs over the max pressure of the tire I'm running. Right now Im using IRC Sirens.
Sirens are pretty good tires, I have one on the back, but they were kind of fast.
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Old 10-02-07, 04:44 PM
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I run 100lbs. front and rear with the khe's 1.90's
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Old 10-03-07, 03:59 PM
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I hate those KHE tires. They are great if you ride park mainly but I mainly ride street and they are just too thin for it
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