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  1. Nail: Patch or Replace?

    FZ-09 Wheels & Tires
    Welp, happy Friday the 13th under a full moon to me... A nice rider informed me this afternoon that I had a nail in my rear tire. First words out of my mouth: “ah f***in eh!!” I have no idea how long it was in there—could’ve been 3 months or 5 minutes—no clue! I always check the bike before I...
  2. Talk about a bad day?! What is every ones favorite choice for tires?

    FZ-09 Wheels & Tires
    So everyone knows getting a flat tire sucks but at the same time new tires can be one of the best feelings in the world!!! (Once the wax coating is gone) But anyone have any good pictures of some tire issues? Also replaced my tires after this incident and went with the Pirelli Angel GTs and...
  3. Tire wear

    FZ-09 Racing / Track Days
    Hi All So I managed to get my first track day on the 09 at Hampton downs here in NZ in the novice group. It went great and I had a fun evening, the bike was great, better than me at least. Did have one slide but that was more me moving the throttle after I hit the pegs a bit hard and tensed...
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