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went out to the garage last night to go on a ride and saw my Falkin rear tire was flat. After laying her over so I could see better, I found a double headed nail in it at an angle. I took if off today and the tire dealer put a patch on the inside, at least there wasn't any plug sticking out (I thought they would just plug it) do you think its safe to ride or should I just replace it? By the way, the tire shop brought it back out cause they couldn't find a leak (I had removed the nail pryer to taking it). I showed them where it was and they took it back in to repair.
 

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Properly repaired, tire is serviceable...at least it would be for me.

They didn't plug and patch it? :?
 

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Properly repaired, tire is serviceable...at least it would be for me.

They didn't plug and patch it? :?
I didn't watch them repair it, but I cannot see any sign of a plug, so I assumed they patched it from the inside
 

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I would run It till it's wore out. :thumbup:
 

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:agree:keep in under 100mph till it sticks good then give it hell
 

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I would run It till it's wore out. :thumbup:
:agree: Picked up a nail in my Hankook Ventus, and run it for probably 12,000 miles with a rope plug in it. Never leaked a bit!:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
 

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If I remember right frrom the old days, a patch on the inside was better than a regular tire plug.
 

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Rode over 200 miles Sat on a PGR mission in 90+ heat, no problems with the patch, I'm satisfied <)
 

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I'm guessing the only thing between your rim and the concrete was a a thin layer of rubber.

Glad it was in the garage when it went down.:yes1:
 
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