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Is the rubber showing signs of perishing?
Have they gone out of shape from sitting in the shed?
London Boy 29/12/2011
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I know that some old boy mechanics in belgium store singles in their cellars for a couple of years before fitting them to track bikes...must have sme merit.
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What kills tyres in storage is heat & direct sunlight.
Now that's AUSTRALIAN to the core.
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It'd been sitting in someone shed not used
The tyers looked great [like new]...
I rode it hard...
by day 2 the front one went [with a boom]
day 4 out went the other one....
New tyers and it's still a great bike
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