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    Hall of Shame

    My local tyre fitter has added a "Hall of Shame " which shows the
    state of some of the tyres that come into his shop.............

    http://www.sidcupmotorcycletyres.co.uk/shame.htm
    "Life may begin at 40, but it doesn't get real interesting until about 150."

    • '88 in Candy Flair Blue + '90 in Italian Red
    • Ohlins Rear Shock
    • F2 front wheel
    • VFR750 rear wheel
    • Hiperform seat&headers
    • MSMotorsport Seat Cowl
    • Steve Lenac Tokico six pot caliper

    #2
    Wow! And I thought my friend was the only one dumb enough to ride on a seriously balded tire! I saw a guy do a big huge burnout on a burn board at Laconia bike week- he had the bike bouncing off the rev limiter and was so proud of himself that he failed to realize the heat the tire was generating! Until the tail section melted in half!
    '88 Hawk GT
    '89 Harley FXSTC
    2008 Yamaha V-Star 1300 tourer

    http://www.hawkgtforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=948

    "...my performance ain't perfect, but its loud, and its fast..." -Widespread Panic

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      #3
      I ride mine down until the threads are showing in the middle, im more concerned about the sides....this set the the tires may end up bald on the sides before the middle though, we'll see...

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        #4
        I have sprockets that look like that from back in the day. I will have to post em up. They are on my "offerings to the Gods od speed wall"

        You live you learn.
        BIKES: Honda: RC31 Racebike/ NT650 Streetbike, DUCATI: None at the moment.
        Former MSF Rider Coach / Trackday Instructor/ Expert Roadracer #116
        "I'd rather ride a slow bike fast than a fast bike slow."

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