Motorcycle Maintenance Guide : How to Check Motorcycle Tires

Motorcycle Maintenance Guide : How to Check Motorcycle Tires


Right now we’re going to talk about tire wear
and tire pressure. It’s very important to keep your tires at the proper pressure. A
lot of people, depending on the riding you do, like to have it at different pressures.
This bike has race tires on it, the customer rides it at the track a lot. It’s a very sticky
compound and, as you can see, the rubber right here, from turning, that it’s a really soft
and sticky compound so these tires get eaten up a lot faster, it’s not recommended for
street use. On a street tire, which you like to look for, is flattening out in the middle
of the treads not being as deep as they should be, like on a new tire. One way to check that
is with a tire depth gage. What you do is get the depth gage, put it into the tread,
and then look at the depth and you can tell if the tire is still good or bad. If your
tire is flattening down on the middle because you’re doing a lot of highway riding, the
best thing to do is replace it because it leads to instability while riding. You also
need to check your tire pressure, which depends on how you ride like at a track or on the
highway or whatever, the best way to keep your pressure in check is to check it every
week or so because tires do let air out of them, from time to time. One of the main things
to look at, on sport bikes or any motorcycle, to keep in mind, is your tire pressure because
it can change drastically within a week or so. If you haven’t ridden your bike in a month,
then you definitely need to check your tire pressure before you ride. If you feel like
your bike’s heavy in the front or harder to steer, it’s more likely because you have very
low tire pressure, which leads to instability, unsafe riding, and, more likely, an accident
because of the lack of control for your motorcycle.

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  3. aw, cut the guy some slack. we can't all be expert public speakers. I'm just glad he's taking the time to do this for us all.

  4. true not such a public speaker but he could cut and do it again instead of one cut shooting.
    VERY HELPFUL though maybe you should shoiot those videos again with less talking and more views closeups etc

  5. do these guys really call themselves experts? Uh I think they do Uh they Uh got a lot of Uh experience. Uh they have Uh been working Uh on Uh Uh Uh motorcycles for Uh years Uh how about you Uh.

  6. "Uh, uh, uh, check your tire pressure by checking your tire pressure."  LOL.  This video totally sucks and is a waste of bandwidth.

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