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Flat-Tire Repair Kits (as Good Luck Charms)

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Tire Repair Kits

WORST TIRE REPAIR GUY

I do not like fixing motorcycle flat tires.

In fact, I don’t even bother to change my own tires anymore. (Into the shop for me).

I wasn’t always that way. After years of arduously confronting the task of changing a tire, or less commonly, fixing a flat, I had at least acquired a skill set that rose to the level of incompetence.

Fortunately for me, I haven’t had to fix a flat on the road but once.

And on that one melodramatic evening, I set the record of how badly one can butcher a tire and tube while trying to fix the same.  (Think swiss cheese).  I was on an east coast tour from Philadelphia, PA to Key West, FL.

WORLD RECORD FOR HIGH-VOLUME CURSES

That was the same sweltering night I also set the world record for the quantity of high-volume curses unleashed upon tobacco fields in the deep rural south. (I understand my anguished wails resulted in wide-spread crop damage for the American tobacco industry with resulting price hikes – ooops!)

That was back before tubeless tires became more prevalent, (earlier in the last century).

Not matter how you look at it, fixing motorcycle tire flats is not as convenient as replacing a flat tire on an automobile. (Few bikers carry around a replacement tire ready to be swapped into action when a motorbike tire gives up the ghost).

MOTORCYCLE TIRE REPAIR KITS AS GOOD LUCK CHARMS

And of course, if you do carry a patch kit (and know how to use is), you need air: whether in the form of a manual pump, an electric pump or compressed air cartridges.

Perhaps the best thing about a MOTORCYCLE TIRE REPAIR KIT is that if you actually carry one around with the requisite tools, you are probably savvy enough about maintaining proper air pressure and careful enough about not pushing the life of your tread down into it’s final 10% of wear life – which means you may never actually need to use the Motorcycle Tire Repair Kit!

The trick is to bring a motorcycle tire repair kit along as a good luck charm (and keep your fingers crossed on the throttle).

DIFFERENT TIRE REPAIR KITS

Click on the following link to see a variety of motorcycle tire repair kits. What you’ll find are portable tire kits (good luck charms) and more substantial kits for the garage.

In regards to the portable tire repair kits, you can get them to repair tires with tubes, or tubeless tires, and some kits contain the necessary items to fix both.

Some repair kits do not include a way to provide air for the tires and some provide air, but don’t actually have the items to “repair” a tire.

So, keep these differences in mind to better understand why there is such a range of prices.

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