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Old 03-15-2013, 03:23 PM   #111
paulW
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Joined: Jan 2006
Location: Wirral, UK
Oddometer: 143
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Originally Posted by mrjon View Post
Well, the tyre pressure monitor works OK. I rode the bike up and down the lane tonight after washing yesterdays salt off and got a red master warning light and the RDC was flashing telling me I'd dumped 1 bar of pressure from the back wheel.
Looks like I'll need a new tyre and there probably isn't any in the country yet.
Exactly the same thing happened to me 2 years ago on my K16 on exactly the same road I was on yesterday. That turned out to be 2 inches of welding rod through the back tyre, not spotted the problem on the GS yet.
Bummer ! The demo bike at Southport Superbikes had a screw in the rear Tourance Next last Saturday, replaced this week. If you are stuck sourcing a tyre, you might try phoning them to see where they got theirs - speak to Steve on the parts/service desk.
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