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Old 11-08-2012, 11:28 AM   #9876
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Originally Posted by Hondo View Post
I have personally never had a motorcycle tire disintegrate after I plugged it because I don't ride plugged tires. It was my OPINION that it is not a good idea to ride a plugged street tire or consider it permanently repaired.
another thing to consider...

Tube type tires lose air immediately and have a more 'catastrophic' failure mode at any speed.

Tubeless tires, when punctured - lose air much more slowly and give you a good deal more warning and time to recover before the tire is completely flat.
You typically feel them being wiggly and weird feeling and have time to pull over.
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