Car Tires On Motorcycles Dark Side

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First, there’s the load capacity. If yu lean a bike with a car tire at certain angles, that contact patch is going to be very small, just riding on the ridge between the tread and.

Tales From the Dark Side Putting Car Tires on Motorcycles

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Car tires on motorcycles dark side. Car tires don't fit on motorcycle rims. On the other hand, almost everyone that tells you it’s dangerous and foolish has never tried it. This is the dark side.

The dark side once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny. They are deeply passionate about their practice of using car tires in place of prescribed motorcycle tires on their bikes. Running car tires on motorcycles is commonly known as “the dark side”.

I went dark side cause i got tired of buying 2 bike tires a year for my shadow. A growing sect of riders that promotes the use of car tires on motorcycles dark siders (they call themselves that) are part of one of the most evangelical groups of motorcyclists i ve encountered. I put over 60k on that bike using car tires.

Bike tires are round bottomed us. You top pic shows a car time with no load standing upright and at an angle. Ok, i will throw the bs flag here.

2020 moto guzzi v9 bobber 850/roamer 850. (this article was published in the july 2012 issue of rider magazine as a sidebar to tales from the dark side: Those who died because of car tires on a motorcycle, tend to post less frequently, so it is still anecdotal.

That is, mounting a car tire on the rear wheel of a motorcycle. Since i am decidedly not a motorcycle rider, i actually didn’t know people sometimes swap car tires onto their motorcycles. Car tires are designed to withstand far more weight.

Car tire beads are not equal to motorcycle beads. I've noticed a lot of motorcycles are running car tires on the rear. You will get about 60,000 miles out of the tire.

The bike tire fortnine uses as an example has a load capacity of 716 pounds; Darksiders simply replace their rear tire with a car tire. The bead is what keeps your tire on your rim if you have a blowout.

I gotta admit there is a certain cool factor to it as well. You will have considerable less traction in turns since you will have hard rubber and the car will be using just an edge of the tire. This group is for guys who run car tires on their motorcycles or guys looking for info about running car tires on their motorcycles.

This article in rider magazine pretty much explains it. Almost 40,000 km on it, than it was time to burn it (see below). I do this for a variety of reasons, but the short of it is that i'm an aggressive rider, pushing my valkyrie to its limits in a variety of severe conditions.

Others that are running car tires are reporting 20,000 and. Tennent some riders are so frustrated by the lack of miles they get from motorcycle tires that they have started to mount car tires in place of a proper motorcycle tire. Getting the most from the.

Car tires, simplified, are flat bottomed us; I have a 2003 honda vtx 1800 retro with a rear tire size of 180. But dark side riders will inevitably become the targets of harsh criticism from their purist counterparts.

A growing sect of riders that promotes the use of car tires on motorcycles a car tire has a flat profile and is designed to stay flat rather than lean over. Motorcycle tires cost around $200 and last only 8,000 to 10,000 miles, whereas car tires cost about $90 a piece and last for 70,000 miles. A while back, kate discussed the perils and pitfalls of using a car tire on the back of your motorcycle, a practice known as the dark side.a video just came across a facebook group i'm on.

I used to run car tires on my old v2k. Guys running goldwings have been doing this for many years and many miles. Those riders on car tires are known as “dark siders”, and they generally only fit a car tire to the rear wheel of the.

Tales from the dark side: I put new bike tires on the wing when i bought it and 4 months later the rear had worn flat in the middle so i went double dark before the m&g last spring. No matter what side of debate you are on, here’s what you need to know about the differences between car and motorcycle tires.

This is what’s referred to as “dark siding”: I have wondered about it, though. A “darksider” is the term used to describe a rider that uses darkside motorcycle tires.

If you’re thinking about going to the dark side , it’s essential to understand these differences and how they could impact you on the road. Dark side decision bikers have always embraced the nonconformist lifestyle. And if you’re thinking about.

The car tire has a load. Putting car tires on motorcycles | rider magazine Roll'n darkside (car tires on motorcycles) has 13,753 members.

You’ll find that almost everyone that has gone to the “darkside” is happy with the results and is safely continuing to do so. Now compare that to the bike pic below that is hard in a turn and bottoming out. Anything you wanna know about the car tire on motorcycles life.

Do your own research on running car tires on motorcycles. With the possible exception of some hardcore offroad tires, car tires are not designed for riding on the sidewalls.

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