Cold Tear or tire just worn out?

Jo Rhett jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
Tue Oct 7 16:09:53 PDT 2008


25 cold is just right for a Pirelli rear.  28 front cold.

On Oct 7, 2008, at 2:42 PM, Ahmed Jehanzeb wrote:
> Thanks, Randy!
> Might be the tire pressure I am running too.
> It is at 25psi, cold. What are you running?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Grein [mailto:randygrein at comcast.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 2:32 PM
> To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Cold Tear or tire just worn out?
>
> Cold tear, but minor. I'd never seen anything quite like that until
> extensive heavy braking this summer on my takeoffs. I ended up with
> many small tears (cracks) in the center of the front tire, but they
> didn't go anywhere and don't cause a problem. Of course, your tire
> looks really worn out...
>
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>
> On Oct 7, 2008, at 1:58 PM, Ahmed Jehanzeb wrote:
>
>> So after riding on the street I looked at my rear tire and saw about
>> five of
>> these:
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> http://picasaweb.google.com/demha.beznahej/PirelliSCRear#5254517959919411138
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>> The rest of the tire looks fine:
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> http://picasaweb.google.com/demha.beznahej/PirelliSCRear#5254518259852630482
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>> Does this look like normal wear to you all or is this some type of
>> Cold
>> Tear, etc ?
>>
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>>
>> I got the tire as a used take off which did not have too many miles
>> on it
>> but might have
>>
>> Had one too many heat cycles.
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