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Offline mac one

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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #10 on: Oct 20, 2020, 08:38 PM »
Someone i know hit a wall and died because of low tyre pressure so a weekly check is a must.

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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #11 on: Oct 20, 2020, 09:16 PM »
*Originally Posted by whiskydave [+]
Almost matched that today. After quite a long lay off from riding ,on the spur of the moment decided to have a quick run out whilst it was dry. Felt like I was really rusty as riding like a right dick. Got home and checked tyres, front 21psi ,rear 31psi. :138:
Stupid,stupid WD.   :125: Worth a check guys.  :028:
So easy for to overlook especially for newbies like me who are not too sure how the bike should feel
took me weeks before it struck me to check  :138:

Should be the first thing you check not the last

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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #12 on: Oct 20, 2020, 09:19 PM »
WD,

Glad to hear you are well enough now to get out riding even if you were doing it on underinflated tyres. (I know what you mean by feeling a bit rusty!)
I managed a short 2 hour ride this afternoon before the bad weather and our Welsh lockdown starting on Friday, and my tyres were inflated nicely due to my new Aldi cordless tyre inflator. (which really does make it easier to do)

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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #13 on: Oct 20, 2020, 10:02 PM »


  Don't take it so hard, Dave. Those '09s are known to be a let down.  Just get a proper bike  :2: .

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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #14 on: Oct 21, 2020, 07:29 AM »
*Originally Posted by uralrob [+]

  Don't take it so hard, Dave. Those '09s are known to be a let down.  Just get a proper bike  :2: .

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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #15 on: Nov 08, 2020, 11:21 PM »
For use at home I have one of these



My son just bought this one for home and take with him on the bike. It has different settings for pushbike, motorcycle, car and footballs / toys. It also has a digital display and auto stop at the required pressure.

« Last Edit: Nov 08, 2020, 11:23 PM by Maverick »

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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #16 on: Nov 30, 2020, 06:57 PM »
*Originally Posted by Maverick [+]
For use at home I have one of these



My son just bought this one for home and take with him on the bike. It has different settings for pushbike, motorcycle, car and footballs / toys. It also has a digital display and auto stop at the required pressure.





Hey Maverick
I should have picked up something alright it takes forever to pump it up with the foot pump :-)

Checked the tyre pressure again yesterday and it was at 10 psi looks like there is something sticking in the tyre like a piece of wire or a small nail
but odd that the front wheel had also decreased to about 25 psi as well
meant to check it today to see was it going down but was not out on the bike at all today

So I would imagine I should sort it out while in the garden rather than out on the road with a flat tyre
I have one of the plug and glue kits
What do you guys reckon is the tyre plug a permanent fix or does the tyre need to be replaced ?
Thanks
J

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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #17 on: Nov 30, 2020, 08:28 PM »
Plugs done right willbe fine for the lifeof the tyre
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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #18 on: Nov 30, 2020, 09:09 PM »
*Originally Posted by Clunkyboy [+]
Plugs done right willbe fine for the lifeof the tyre
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Cheers Clunky :-)
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Re: Feeling a bit deflated
« Reply #19 on: Dec 02, 2020, 02:10 PM »
Yeah small bent panel pin stuck in it :-(

Gave me an excuse to try the plugs so all done and dusted
The little co2 cylinder did not even inflate it to 10 psi so I guess you would need a hand full of them with you
so out with the foot pump again

Hopefully it will hold
J
« Last Edit: Dec 02, 2020, 02:11 PM by jdoyle »