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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.
  2. Sometimes dual compound tyres may help with this, they are harder in the middle and softer on edges.

    Or hit the twisties
  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
  4. Thanks guys
  5. +1 :biker: