I've had a few tires pop up showing cords unexpectedly. I'm pretty picky about maintenance, but that last bit of rubber really seems to evaporate. Years ago I just started buying rears two at a time to keep one handy. 2-3 rears to an oil change. It can sneak up on you.I don't know how anyone can let a tyre get that worn, and have to be told by an inspector that it's stuffed. It's our responsibility to ensure our bikes are safe.
Maybe you should take up knitting for a hobby?Glad he saw it because I didn't....I was scared to even ride her home! Rear tire.
I'm about to replace it/order a Michelin Pilot Power 2CT rear (180/55ZR17 73W) from RevZilla (I've had great success with them on the street with my previous bikes) unless there's something better out there that I dont know about?! Your thoughts?
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Larger than stock rear sprocket?Minor issue though...The new DID VX3 - 110 link chain has absolutely no more room for me to adjust the chain for more slack! I am maxed out at 19mm/0.75" of chain slack and I want to be at 31.75mm/1.25" 😔
What gives? I mean if I thought this would be an issue, I would have bought a 120 link and cut it.