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Hey there guys.. i got a cbr250r recently.. done 300 Kms in 4 days.. hand hurts like hell...

here is one pic.. more coming along the way.. note that this pic still doesnt do justice to the beauty that it really is :)
 

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Hey there guys.. i got a cbr250r recently.. done 300 Kms in 4 days.. hand hurts like hell...

here is one pic.. more coming along the way.. note that this pic still doesnt do justice to the beauty that it really is :)
Nice color! And YES, the front tire IS mounted backwards. Get that fixed.
 

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No, its fine, some bikes have their tires mounted that way, check for the tire rotation arrow if there is one, that should put things to rest.
 

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No, its fine, some bikes have their tires mounted that way, check for the tire rotation arrow if there is one, that should put things to rest.
maybe in India they do, but It will not displace water or brake as well, and it will lower the safe speed rating of the tyre.
 

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+No, not even in India. Nitro's fos.
No I'm not :mad:, Jeez, will you look around. :p
reversed tread pattern? : Suzuki GSX-R Motorcycle Forums: Gixxer.com
Tire tread direction - ZX6R Forum
http://www.venturerider.org/forum/showthread.php?t=49086

Another one here
Bajaj Pulsar front tyre tread pattern

I'm sure the tire manufacturers research enough to substantiate this design.

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Tires Directional Arrows Explained By Avon Tyres
Published by Cyril Huze August 23rd, 2009 in Builders, Editorial and Wheels.
Before we can talk about directional arrows you must first understand a bit about tread patterns.
There are many different tread patterns but there is one main reason to have any tread and that
is to disperse water. (dust, dirt)
A tread pattern can be designed to disperse more water by making it rotate in only one direction.
Thus, the need for directional arrows. The arrow tells you which way to mount a tire for maximum
water dispersal. Another, less apparent reason for directional arrows is the tread splice.
What is a tread splice? When a tire is manufactured the tread portion of the tire starts out as
a long flat strip. This strip is wrapped around the tire and the two ends are cut on an angle
so one end overlaps the other rather than having square cut ends.
This overlapping point or splice offers a bigger surface area to bond together, rather than the
small surface area provided by square cut ends. (Imagine gluing your fingertips together, as
opposed to gluing along the entire length of your fingers laid on top of each other. Like an
angled splice, the overlapping fingers result in a much stronger bond).
To further ensure the strength of this bond along the tread splice the directional arrow will show
you which way to mount the tire so that when the rider is “on the gas”; the acceleration force on
the rear tire is pressing the splice together, rather than peeling it back.
As for braking, 80 % of the braking should take place in the front on most bikes. Therefore, the
front tread splice is run in the opposite direction than that of the rear, so when the rider is on
the brakes, he’s not peeling the tread splice back.
If you are using a tire that has a directional arrow for rear rotation only and for some reason you
want to put it on the front, make sure it is rotating in the opposite direction so you don’t
aggravate the tread splice.
Avon Tyres.
 

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Good info nitro!

An example of the 80:20 rule as it applies to what we know. 20% if what we think we know is either wrong or soon to be proven wrong.
 

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What is a tread splice? When a tire is manufactured the tread portion of the tire starts out as a long flat strip. This strip is wrapped around the tire and the two ends are cut on an angle so one end overlaps the other rather than having square cut ends.
Good post. Learn something new everyday.
 

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hey thanks ...

any suggestions on any good gloves????

i have been trying to find a website.. i would be happy if u could point me in the right direction :)
 

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I respectfully disagree.

I personally think the silver/gray combo, and the maroon(it's hardly red)/silver models are the least attractive. But I don't really like two tone vehicles.

Though beauty is in the eye of the beerholder, the Dark Demon baby!



 
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