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post #21 of 25 (permalink) Old 09-11-2019, 08:20 AM
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I used Dyna beads on my R6 and had no issues. If they work on a crotch rocket, they should work on a cruiser.

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I used them on my 1800VTX and also had lead balanced. To be honest i can tell you they both worked just as well. Never had a problem either way nor would say one out performed the other. I would also say they were a little difficult to install thru the valve stem.
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post #23 of 25 (permalink) Old 09-13-2019, 01:43 PM
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maybe it wasn't applied correctly or used the incorrect amount. or the leak was not in the contact patch area. there's no way it would be wet and drippy if it was done correctly. it's not like the formula changes from one bike to another. if i accidentally spilled coke all over my shirt i wouldn't blame coca-cola.
I installed the correct amount per the instructions from Ride-On, sorry to disappoint you but it just did not work for me, I have read other forums where people had the same problems with it.

Due to my real world use of the Ride-On product I can no longer recommend it.
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I have not used the beads , but in my V Star I have used the balance / stop leak cyclegear sells.It is a liquid with some type of fiber and it sticks to the light side and it stays there, it takes a couple short rides to get a good balance and it to stick , but once done it works great. I am not sure I would use it on a tubeless tire . With a tube I know I won't have mess to clean when changing tires.

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