Rockies regional randomness

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by Geek, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. Olas

    Olas the darkness

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    Haha, yeah I can see why these arguments go sideways. I am confident in my choice, if anyone of you puts a screw through their new tire and decides to toss it afterwards, please send it my way!

    Sent from my ADR6350
  2. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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    +1 Jeez.
  3. MeterPig

    MeterPig Meh

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    Once tire sellers figured out hyper paranoid guys would happily buy brand new tires due to their fear of tires disintegrating, it was game on.
  4. Hondo

    Hondo What if it's a Samsquamch?

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    Feeling the need to keep the asswipe reputation intact Meterpig? :rofl

    There is a reason that aircraft tires are not allowed to be repaired, dork. They are not much different than MC tires and when damaged they fail at speed.

    Face Plant has many accounts of what happens when a front or rear tire suddenly deflates due to a tire failure. It doesn't happen often, but when it does it is dramatic and the outcome can be bad for the rider.

    Getting an unexpected flat or accident/incident is much different than knowingly operating with a known defect (kinda like you Meterpig).
  5. Blakebird

    Blakebird r-u-n-n-o-f-t

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    :rofl

    are you suggesting he has more than just a DR problem? :poser
  6. Hondo

    Hondo What if it's a Samsquamch?

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    Known defects are easy to deal with. :lol3
  7. Olas

    Olas the darkness

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    Pretty much what I thought. Experience always trumps assumption, in my opinion.

    Hondo, show me where someone's tire disintegrated after they plugged it, or show me something along those lines that you personally have experienced with motorcycles.

    Otherwise, I am done with this silly argument. It was never meant to be an argument in the first place, mostly just a shout out to Mountain for helping me out with the fix.
  8. TheDudeAbides

    TheDudeAbides Sarcasm free11/11/10

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    The DAG comes through again!
  9. Hondo

    Hondo What if it's a Samsquamch?

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    :lol3

    http://www.metacafe.com/watch/79995/tire_blowout/

    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. I know for a FACT what unplugged, serviceable exploding tires can do as I have had that happen on cars and airplanes (turboprop & jets).

    The big difference is that you don't have to balance an airplane or a car when the tire fails, you just coast to a stop (or continue the takeoff if "at speed").

    Just because you think or assume that it is alright does not make it safe. It's your opinion and your ass if it fails, and I hope it doesn't.

    Like I said, good luck with that.
  10. SnowMule

    SnowMule [angry moth noises]

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    ^ I've seen that happen with a snowmobile track.

    Flag drops, gogogogo, *pfloop* track ejected out the back and left on the hill...

    No track = no go, no brakes. :lol3
  11. Blakebird

    Blakebird r-u-n-n-o-f-t

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    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.
  12. MeterPig

    MeterPig Meh

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    It must really bother you having the inability to shut down this forum or ban individuals who you do not agree with.
  13. MeterPig

    MeterPig Meh

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    My mistake Blake for investing anytime interacting with you. Good day sir.
  14. Osprey!

    Osprey! a.k.a. Opie

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    Sadly prophetic. :cry
  15. Hondo

    Hondo What if it's a Samsquamch?

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    Your continued attempts at the trolling won't work on me Sport.
  16. SnowMule

    SnowMule [angry moth noises]

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    let's all just pack a fucking bowl and relax

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  17. TooFast

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    I'll be right over...don't start without me

    Got any Gold Fish and Cheetos left? or should I go shopping on the way?


  18. Blakebird

    Blakebird r-u-n-n-o-f-t

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    just heard on the news that the E-470 tolls are going up 10 cents. :huh
  19. MeterPig

    MeterPig Meh

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  20. pfb

    pfb Riding, not skiing.

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    Dan,

    I'm stealing your sig line for a day...