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iVerderider iVerderider
7/8/2013 3:39 PM

i pumped up my tires they are almost rock solid i use the pressure psi stick and its reading 19 at the psi part and 125 on the kPa part i know im not running 15 psi cause thats to low and the tires are premium refuse resist tires help?

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Shadow2 Shadow2
7/8/2013 3:42 PM

Idk but I wouldn't run em rock solid...easier to pop your tube bro

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mitch.forrest.73 mitch.forrest.73
7/8/2013 3:43 PM

Go to Napa and get a 120 psi gauge for $5

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iVerderider iVerderider
7/8/2013 3:46 PM
mitch.forrest.73 wrote:

Go to Napa and get a 120 ...more

i got one already the psi part goes up to 50 psi.. and the kpa part goes up to 325...

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iVerderider iVerderider
7/8/2013 3:47 PM
Shadow2 wrote:

Idk but I wouldn't run em ...more

yea ik their not extremely rock solid and depends on the tube u got if ugot walmart tubes ur fucked haha

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andyferly andyferly
7/8/2013 4:01 PM

3 and a half.

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Topsey Topsey
7/8/2013 4:02 PM

65 to 70 PSI is where you want to be. Honestly i have no idea how anyone thinks they are really soft. They are fucking rock solid at 70 PSI, Fuck knows how anyone runs 110 PSI!!

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Shadow2 Shadow2
7/8/2013 4:34 PM
Shadow2 wrote:

Idk but I wouldn't run em ...more

iVerderider wrote:

yea ik their not extremely ...more

I ride walmart tubes...lol only had 2 tubes pop...first one tire was bald and I ran over glass like a dumbass second was bein dumb railrode a curb back tire slipped off and caught something sharp,take that back 3 times tried to nosemanual down a curb and my back end hit a crack hard and popped...had to walk my back allllll the way back to my house

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K_A_N_E_ K_A_N_E_
7/8/2013 5:39 PM
Topsey wrote:

65 to 70 PSI is where you ...more

I've always ran my tires at 60 - 70 psi.

I tried 110 once and got a puncture the next day, it was so sore too.

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dave lawrence dave lawrence
7/8/2013 6:36 PM
Shadow2 wrote:

Idk but I wouldn't run em ...more

iVerderider wrote:

yea ik their not extremely ...more

I run whatever tube I can get. They are all made by the same couple of companies, and rebadged. Same quality for similar priced basic tubes.

And just so you know, I run 100-110 PSI, and I weigh like 240. Tubes are tubes, that's all there really is to it.

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Xxohioanxx Xxohioanxx
7/8/2013 7:33 PM
Shadow2 wrote:

Idk but I wouldn't run em ...more

Actually the exact opposite. More pressure = less chance of pinch flats. Also all tubes are the same.

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Chuck8273 Chuck8273
7/8/2013 7:44 PM
dave lawrence wrote:

I run whatever tube I can ...more

This, only I'm 260, haha. Much less than 80, and my Aitken starts feeling squishy.

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isnowyaznV2 isnowyaznV2
7/8/2013 9:33 PM

I run my tires at 75 PSI at least, least is 70 and that already feels way too soft. 90 PSI is the max. When I first started, I ran 115 PSI literally just cause I thought it felt "nice". Little did I know, one summer, it was over 100 degrees and I had not watched my gauge and the sidewall blew and I had a slime tube. Slime went everywhere and I woke up from a sleep cause it was THAT loud. Learned my lesson and it honestly feels like crap to be riding on rock hard tires.

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Fad3r Fad3r
7/8/2013 9:47 PM

@ OP- since they're not extremely hard you're probably running 75-80 if i had to guess, 110 is fucking hard. I used to get nervous when pumping mine up that high.

Lately i've been sticking to 45. It's low but i haven't had any problems with pinch flats yet so I'm going to leave it here until i do. Really like the grippy and cushy feeling of lower PSI.

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adamnmexican adamnmexican
7/8/2013 10:07 PM

Dude you can't be serious. Are you that fucking dense? Just get a new gauge. Or better yet, just air up your tires and go ride. Don't worry about psi

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Trev Trev
7/9/2013 3:48 AM

Same problem with me, i broke my gauge, pump them up and ride and if it doesn't feel right then add more air.

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