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My front tire is cupping pretty bad,my new tire wont be here til monday.
My question is,I have an advanced riders course tommorow(sat),is it too dangerous to take the course with the cupping
 

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No not dangerous, might cause you to have a bit of a problem with balance maybe. Right hand turns might wobble a bit.

Depends on the instructor, they do look at the bikes and the tires. No tread is a sure eviction, would depend on the severity of the cupping and the total amount of tread left, But if just cupped and still plenty of tread, most likely ok.
 

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A little tire cupping is not bad.But a tire that is cupped this bad requires a good donut for dunking. :thumbup:

 

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That is some SERIOUS cupping, Rocky...
It can do some damage....................to your "speed bladder" valve....
 

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That is some SERIOUS cupping, Rocky...
It can do some damage....................to your "speed bladder" valve....
Now that is pretty darn funny after what you went through.:thumbup:

How did you make out bleeding the brakes after you got the SB out??.
 

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A little tire cupping is not bad.But a tire that is cupped this bad requires a good donut for dunking. :thumbup:



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Now that is pretty darn funny after what you went through.:thumbup:

How did you make out bleeding the brakes after you got the SB out??.
It took a bit of time, but I did OK! Thanks for asking :thumbup:
Glad I did it myself!
 

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Ive got a BT45R on the front with about 5/32 left but the tire has around 22,000 miles on it.So no complaints on the tire,but when it started cupping it seemed to happen all at once
 

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Many Cup

I had Stones they cupped in less than 6K the Dealer tried to get Bridgestone to replace them but, they refused, they always blame improper inflation.

I put Metzler ME 880 on and they were great, so for me thats the only tire I will put on my Wing, they are a bit pricey but worth the extra cost.

Ride Safe
Bob
 

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"How dangerous is cupping"

It depends on the lady...
 
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