Re: tire talc

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Posted by Kaegi on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 3:35PM :

In Reply to: Re: tire talc posted by mikey stone Idaho (aka COTM) on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 2:52PM :

I had to learn the hard way. The only flat I ever had on the trail in a Dodge WC was when I was running 11.00 x 16 Michelins. I had talc in there but not enough. i put in the same amount as I had run with my bias plies and it wasn't enough. Like you said side wall flex wore a small split in the tube about 3/4 of an inch long. I happened again later not on the trail and that is when I started to put alot more quantity of talc in my tires. the bias don't flex as much so they are less susceptble to failure.

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