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post #11 of 48 (permalink) Old 11-03-2012, 04:09 PM
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To improve excitement in MotoGP, they should switch to those Firestones that are on every cafe bike these days.

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To improve excitement in MotoGP, they should switch to those Firestones that are on every cafe bike these days.
Where can I get a set? Old timers swear that they NEVER wore out. Can you imagine 100,000 miles on a set of tires?

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I'm sure you nab a pair off a '40s dump truck or something.

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That's sick and disturbing! You wouldn't do such a thing, would you?

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Can you lot stop arguing and answer my questions NOW . Can I fit a 330 tyre to my standard rim and ride round the outside of Valentino Rossi ? And I've also heard that if you use second hand cooking oil in your engine , you never have to change it and the the valves never need adjusting . Carbs rule and EFI is the work of the devil . I have an acetylene lantern fitted to the front of my bonny and it is better than any high wattage , xenon electric rubbish .
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Yes, Johnh, you can fit a 330 tire to the standard rim but only the front rim. The rear still needs a 130 to balance out the handling.

Don't forget to weld on a hardtail to further increase the handling.

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Yes, Johnh, you can fit a 330 tire to the standard rim but only the front rim. The rear still needs a 130 to balance out the handling.

Don't forget to weld on a hardtail to further increase the handling.
will the bonneville still be reliable?
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