The Great Nitro Mousse Controversy/Tyre/Tire Discussion

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by TigerTanker, Jul 26, 2017.

  1. TigerTanker

    TigerTanker Husqurducycle

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    We have brought in a ringer.... @Eldon

    Meanwhile Dan is going to race his tractor. IMG_1788.JPG
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  2. TigerTanker

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    Dan and eldon were talking and eldon talked a whole lotta shit so we convinced him to come out and show us how.
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  3. TigerTanker

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    Trouble is, we saw a vid by Megan from Canada so we feel a bit sheepish we can't do it.

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  7. TigerTanker

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  8. TigerTanker

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    And.....success!!

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  9. TigerTanker

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    Getting the bead down and a long tire iron helped.
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  10. TigerTanker

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    Front tire time!
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    Dan and eldon lubing the mousse. I can barely watch...
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  12. Bungholio

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    I have a pair of 24 inch tire irons from harbor freight. Get a couple those, could be helpful.
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  13. Lutz

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    Mousse party (stag party?).... 8 inches this... 8 inches that... Tight... Stiff... Beer... More 8 inches... Lube...:hmmmmm Oh, yeah, that's right...this really is normal tire install talk.
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  14. TigerTanker

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    Front much easier.
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    Back to drinking!
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    Did you stop at some point?
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  17. Eldon

    Eldon 90% Bike 10% Rider

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    They had little tiny tire irons.

    Luckily I had the right tools for the job and could come in and show them how to swing.
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  18. Eldon

    Eldon 90% Bike 10% Rider

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    It does take a slightly different technique than a standard tube but with the right tire irons it's not that bad.

    Bouncing @TigerTanker 's rear tire after the install felt really close to a regular tube and didn't appear to have a dead feel at all. The verdict is still out on how ito will feel on a ride but I've got high hopes.

    I can't imagine what it would be like to ride without fear of a pinch flat while charging into some nasty rocks or roots. Baja will be an added bonus not worrying about cactus or pinch flats and a huge bonus not carrying tubs, irons, and a pump!
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  19. N8

    N8 I prefer my pumpkin with a blue & white mask. Supporter

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  20. wfv56

    wfv56 Been here awhile

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    I have watched those install video's before. They make it look infuriating easy. My install's always look exactly like you guys. You would think I would be dialed in by now, maybe I qualify for a government program for the learning disabled.
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