Cold Tear or tire just worn out?

james smith sgwabd1971 at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 7 18:40:02 PDT 2008


I've had the pirelli front on my racebike start to do that when it is totally shagged.
--- On Tue, 10/7/08, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:

From: Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net>
Subject: Re: Cold Tear or tire just worn out?
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 7:10 PM

Sure you want it that low for street use?

Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Oct 7, 2008, at 4:09 PM, Jo Rhett wrote:

> 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:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
http://picasaweb.google.com/demha.beznahej/PirelliSCRear#5254517959919411138
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> The rest of the tire looks fine:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
http://picasaweb.google.com/demha.beznahej/PirelliSCRear#5254518259852630482
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Does this look like normal wear to you all or is this some type of
>>> Cold
>>> Tear, etc ?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
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