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Old 03-13-2013, 08:16 PM   #15052
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Originally Posted by OldUKBikerGuy View Post
When I picked up my '97 DR350SE last year, the PO had removed both rim locks and fitted some self-tapping screws through the rims and into the tyre walls; apparently it was an old trials-riding mod that has been around for years.

Looks a bit weird, but hey presto, no balancing issues and no slippage, even with really low pressures.

It works for me - YMMV.
I'm curious about doing that. Are the screws just short enough that they don't go through the tire? Gotta get that right or puncture the tube, I would think. Do they hit just out board of the bead? Or go right at it? Thanks.
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