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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-18-2012, 01:19 PM Thread Starter
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Balancing Beads

Put on my new Pirelli front tire on the other day and dropped in some Dyna Balancing beads. It has made a world of difference. The front now is running smooth and straight without "wobble". I can take my hands off the bars at any speed and feel safe.

The most interesting thing is that I am using them on a tubed tire. I figured what the Hell and put the in anyway. Tomorrow I do the back tire for extra balance and safety.

My feet on the pegs and lots of time to go where the road leads.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-21-2012, 05:40 PM
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I've used those on a tubed tire and loved them!


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I checked their website and I wasn't sure, do you add them after balancing the wheel with weights or did you use them instead of weights? I'm about to by a bike and it will need new tires so I'm trying to learn a bit about the process.
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They go in instead of weights. They constantly rebalance the tire every time you stop and start again. It's amazing!


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Very neat, so your dealer had the beads? I found one shop near by that has them.

Thanks and Merry Christmass
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I ordered mine online.


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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-27-2012, 07:31 PM
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I used these when I replaced my tires. Front tire had a wobble prior to changing tires. Smooth since replacing booth tires. I will most likely used these again.

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-27-2012, 09:32 PM
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Ive never tried them on bietires but the balance bbs work great for my wife and my Mud trucks. 33x13.50 Pitbulls and 37x12.50 Goodyears 12,000 airsoft bbs in each truck.

Ive been debating on throwing them in hte bike tires when they get replaced but I would never have done it to a tubed tire.
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