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Old 06-07-2010, 08:40 PM   #1
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Metz Tourance Tire Pressure

I just installed these Tourances and wanted to see what pressure you guys recommend. Thanks

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Old 06-08-2010, 05:30 AM   #2
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Try this:

These pressures are in line with the BMW recommended pressures. Obviously, when you're off road, you'll lower the pressures to whatever works best for you.
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Old 06-08-2010, 06:52 AM   #3
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Using the 10% rule, mine work out to BMW-recommended 32/36 when unloaded, and 34/42 when loaded. The 34 is a bit lower than recommended 36. Works for me, YMMV.
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Old 06-08-2010, 10:24 AM   #4
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The manual is a good start. I tend to run 30/30 with the Tourances as a compromise since I am about 40/60 on/off road where the bike lives. I have had no wear issues with 30 on the pavement, and 35 or so is noticeably stiff in the dirt.
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Old 06-08-2010, 02:03 PM   #5
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