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Tire Talk, Chain & Sprockets If it has to do with tires & wheels, then you're in the right place.
Best tire for a Katana? What's the tread life on a particular brand ? Size of a stock rim?
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Old 07-21-2018, 12:53 PM   #11
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Ok if i can just do a rebuild & spring upgrade that works. Any links for just a fork rebuild? Never did one before. And how do i figure out what springs i need?
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Old 07-21-2018, 01:23 PM   #12
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Search will find plenty, use the Google one. www.racetech.com
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Old 07-21-2018, 04:31 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by 92xjunker View Post
Nope, I like those wheels a lot, but yeah, they are a narrow wheel. The tires are out there, mostly odd companies. The higher brands don’t make those sizes. Also touring tires are made that size, sport tires aren’t. Here you go and decent tires too https://www.bikebandit.com/tires-tub...e-tire/p/28337

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I wish I sAW this before I ordered that other tire!
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I looked at that site and the Michelin was only 4 dollars cheaper and I wouldn't get it until Thursday.
So I didn't cancel Amazon order.

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Old 07-30-2018, 09:05 AM   #14
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Getting racetech springs. I tend to do more riding with a passenger on this bike should I go up a size from the recommended spring rate of .90kg. I weigh 175
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Old 07-30-2018, 01:18 PM   #15
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If you mostly ride 2 up, sure.
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