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Can you avoid flat spotting tyres?

Discussion in 'New Riders and Riding Tips' at netrider.net.au started by dane75, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. I have to ride 120km round trip to work on what is a fairly straight road with 4 turns in town. The highway itself has a few slight bends but certainly nothing you can get a lean up on.



    When making this trip time after time it is wearing a flat spot in the tyre... how do you avoid this happening. I try and hit a nice little bendy road near home when I can and get it leaning into all the corners but the tyre is still developing a ridge.
     
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  2. Sometimes dual compound tyres may help with this, they are harder in the middle and softer on edges.

    Or hit the twisties
     
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  3. up your tyre pressures, though remember it when cornering and in the wet they will spin up everywhere.....will help but not prevent them squaring off
     
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  4. Thanks guys
     
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  5. +1 :biker:
     
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