11" wheel install: 75 is The New 65
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Molto Verboso
bare metal cafe racer
Joined: 01 Sep 2017
Posts: 1098
Location: Aotearoa (New Zealand)
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:24 am quote
charlieman22 wrote:
Do y'all celebrate April 1st at xmas time down under?
Careful... you’re referring to all the antipodes when you say “down under”

Guess there’s two types of eccentric offset...
Ossessionato
62 VBB1T Round Tail W/ leaner sidecar
Joined: 26 Jan 2019
Posts: 2179
Location: california
Thu Dec 24, 2020 11:33 am quote
Good point.
No one on your island (that I know of) is shaping their own tires - tho they have been known to install some unreasonably large ones...
Veni, Vidi, Posti
74 Super, 75 Super, PX project, LML off-roader and new to 2018, '66 Blue Badge Smallframe
Joined: 30 Nov 2011
Posts: 8066
Location: Victoria, Australia
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:03 pm quote
I'm serious! I did a Mille and it was squared off at the end... didn't want to simply chuck them. So propped up the back, ran it in gear at idle and made the tyre rounded again.
Ossessionato
62 VBB1T Round Tail W/ leaner sidecar
Joined: 26 Jan 2019
Posts: 2179
Location: california
Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:46 pm quote
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I'm serious! I did a Mille and it was squared off at the end... didn't want to simply chuck them. So propped up the back, ran it in gear at idle and made the tyre rounded again.
Love this.
Hate waste.
Did wonder if you were kidding!
Molto Verboso
2007 Stella 225
Joined: 02 Nov 2019
Posts: 1532
Location: Rochester, Minnesota
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:10 pm quote
Any updates on the 120 tires? Getting the itch and looking again.
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