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post #11 of 47 (permalink) Old 05-05-2017, 04:30 PM
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I still don't understand Honda's reasoning on the pressures stated in the manual. Too soft in my opinion.

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I run 40 pounds front and 40 pounds rear no problems.
I cant see that, can I get a pic of your air pressure?

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@budoka ,
Bridgestone gives Honda a price cut on front tires for the favor.
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Do you guys run different tyre pressure:

In cold wet conditions.

In hot conditions

When riding high speed slab.

When full load two up

When just by yourself.

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I don't change my tire pressures, just keep them at 40 front and back.

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Do you guys run different tyre pressure:

In cold wet conditions.

In hot conditions

When riding high speed slab.

When full load two up

When just by yourself.

When I raced the tire pressure thing was critical for the Wing I use the same pressure all time.



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Do you guys run different tyre pressure:

In cold wet conditions.

In hot conditions

When riding high speed slab.

When full load two up

When just by yourself.
Erik,
I personally do not change the tire pressures in different riding conditions.

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I found last year that in the middle of our winter (35f) that by dropping the tyres pressure about 3 lbs I had more grip. But in our summer with 110f you want your tyres at the max.
I don't know if you remember the post I put about my Goldwing stepping out twice in one mile. The back tyre was getting down a bit and after a couple of weeks I went and replaced the tyre.
When I move to our country house I will be riding through the hills with temps at about 32f and was thinking it could be a good idea to run the tyres at about 36-37 psi. It would put more heat into the tyre and more grip?

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Eric, lower pressures for colder weather is a good idea, but cold and wet, not so much. Higher pressures in the wet allows the tires to move more water out the sipes.

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Today, I got up from Motel to check the tires and they were still warm from the 104 deg ride.

the rear was 44.5 after sitting there all night. So I took a couple of lbs off...is that wrong?

Today, another 500mi day at 80-90 with spurts of 100 in 103 deg.

I took off at 2am it was 52deg in mother desert, by the time I got to Phoenix (and not the song) it was 103....no wonder I am getting wrinkles

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