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uneven tyre wear

Discussion in 'Tyres' at netrider.net.au started by ALAN B, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Just wondering if anyone can tell me why my tyre is wearing more on the leading edge of the tread and the trailing edge is a lot higher.
    Can this be pressure or something else
    Tyres are pr2 and run 38 pressure
    Alan


     
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  2. Scalloping-low pressure and end of tyre life.
     
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  3. Front or back?

    How many k's you got on them?
     
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  4. I've had 2 PR3's on mine.Both have scalloped.
    I run 35 which is low but gives more grip and feel on my bike.
     
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  5. Maybe use reverse more , no hang on maybe not
     
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  6. Put the wheel on backwards, problem solved! :p
     
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  7. Reverse would help blabb...
     
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  8. Suciloot Subbalb
     
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  9. piss off,he will die.
     
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  10. Their looking for free tools over in
    The DVD thread )))))
     
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  11. It is the rear tyre and has 3500ks
    I tried reverse but its stuck in forward
     
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  12. It's called scalloping or cupping. Seems to be not pressure or suspension related but some tyres do it on some bikes. The leading edge just wears more. PITA.

    Bit about it here

    http://www.rattlebars.com/tirewear/
     
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  13. Often a symptom of slower corner entry speed but heavier throttle throughout leaning.
     
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  14. Tyres wearing more to one side can also be due to th curve of the road, They are raised more in the centre to allow for drainage, Also when making right hand bends you are always going longer on the outside lane than on left hand bends where you are the inside lane
     
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  15. Any way it cant be undone...
     
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  16. Is tongue ok ?
     
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  17. I have PR2's which are about 3000km old

    I just went down to have a look at the rear tyre then, and mine is as you're describing. Its fairly prominent too, which is a bit of a worry. I like the performance of the tyres so I'm not gonna worry.
     
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