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Old 2018-07-27, 03:21 AM   #1
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I think it's time to retire

I wanted to see if I could wear the tire down until I can see the air, but that would probably be a bad idea and cause an UPD.
And a popped tube.


I wore my rubber out. Insert YOUR joke here....
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Old 2018-07-27, 03:33 AM   #2
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Ride it, don't slide it?


Anyway, looks like you came pretty darn close to seeing air there...
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Old 2018-07-27, 05:39 AM   #3
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It doesn't look two tired.
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Old 2018-07-27, 07:51 PM   #4
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Old 2018-07-28, 06:16 AM   #5
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Time to learn to idle with your right foot.
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Old 2018-07-28, 11:25 AM   #6
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It's now lighter weight and more aerodynamic!!
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Old 2018-07-28, 12:42 PM   #7
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It's now lighter weight and more aerodynamic!!
Considering the weight of the tread on a 26" Duro, I really wouldn't be surprised if it's about 500g lighter than a new one at this point!
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Old 2018-07-28, 06:47 PM   #8
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"We'll set aside a little time to fix a flat or two,
My tires and tubes are doin' fine but the air is showing through."

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Old 2018-07-29, 01:19 AM   #9
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It’s better to have skid marks on your tire than your underwear
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Old 2018-07-30, 01:53 AM   #10
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It only looks bad on that one side.
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Old 2018-07-30, 02:41 AM   #11
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Looks like Mrfixit's tire could have benefited from being rotated when it started to show wear in one area.
Here is a past thread on the advantages of rotating tires and/or cranks to even out tire wear:
http://www.unicyclist.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=117962
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Old 2018-07-30, 12:35 PM   #12
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Old 2018-08-06, 01:35 PM   #13
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That’s what it looks like after rotating it about 5 Times.
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