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Offline unsubtle

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Re: Tyre pressure
« Reply #20 on: January 28, 2019, 08:22:43 PM »
*Originally Posted by XCaTel [+]
Don't rely on the TPM for an accurate pressure, I reckon mine over-read by at least 5-7 psi.

Are you taking the readings at the same temperature? My TPM is pretty accurate, but there is a genuine rise in pressure as I ride the bike and the tyres heat up. Having said that, 5-7psi would be considerably more than I see just from riding.

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Re: Tyre pressure
« Reply #21 on: January 29, 2019, 09:25:48 AM »
Yes, I usually see a good few PSI rise when riding too but no, this occassion I checked both tyres cold while washing the bike and the 100 yard dry dash. I am not overly worried about this, I got them to indicate a flat more than anything else, which they have done once in 12 months (nail). I am more pleased with the improved handling at low speed, I think I have been running a few PSI down most of the time.

 


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