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Old 11-08-2012, 06:52 PM   #3901
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:35 AM   #3902
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Only got a picture of the bike looking shitty - the punctures happened after..

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Old 11-09-2012, 06:15 AM   #3903
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Mine is now covered in road shit and the rear has a double puncture.

Other than that - no probs.
Bad news about the puncture's. Did you use the puncture repair kit? Or call breakdown assist?
I really don't miss riding on winter UK roads. Move south paul
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Old 11-09-2012, 06:55 AM   #3904
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re - the punctures

get different tires

I found the scorpions to be very prone to developing flats, and not just simple punctures, but more like tears that were hard to repair

I gave up and moved on - currently on michelin PR3, no complaints (yet)
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:30 AM   #3905
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It's a pisser. The Scorps do seem very soft. I will move on to the PR3's next year.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:32 AM   #3906
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Bad news about the puncture's. Did you use the puncture repair kit? Or call breakdown assist?
I really don't miss riding on winter UK roads. Move south paul
I used a couple of the emergency repairs the bike came with. Suffice to say the "boot" is now full of them.

If my numbers come up tonight i'm going to buy a hollowed out volcano in the Pacific, lots of Ducatis and some sharks with frikken lasers..
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:28 AM   #3907
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Well I'm glad I'm not the only one! I rented a Multi a few weeks ago. Only put about 300 miles on it. At about mile 275 I got a flat and it was sort of a slice. It took 3 of the plugs from the kit to plug it and it was still leaking a bit. the rental company took it easy on me and only charged me $221 for a new tire. Expensive day but at least I found out that it was the bike for me.

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Old 11-09-2012, 03:39 PM   #3908
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I had 4 scorpion trails that looked just like that - at first I thought I just had bad luck, but it just kept happening.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:31 PM   #3909
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re - the punctures

get different tires

I found the scorpions to be very prone to developing flats, and not just simple punctures, but more like tears that were hard to repair

I gave up and moved on - currently on michelin PR3, no complaints (yet)
Mmm. . . I got a flat too (although mine was a nail) and in Cali it's illegal to plug the tire (at least have a shop do it). Just over 3000 miles on the original and I had to pony-up $300 for a new hoop.

I'll be looking at something tougher for the next set.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:36 PM   #3910
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I used a couple of the emergency repairs the bike came with. Suffice to say the "boot" is now full of them.

If my numbers come up tonight i'm going to buy a hollowed out volcano in the Pacific, lots of Ducatis and some sharks with frikken lasers..
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:38 PM   #3911
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Mmm. . . I got a flat too (although mine was a nail) and in Cali it's illegal to plug the tire (at least have a shop do it). Just over 3000 miles on the original and I had to pony-up $300 for a new hoop.

I'll be looking at something tougher for the next set.
This is a strange and worrying trend. I always carry 2 repair kits. Maybe it's time to start a tyre thread.
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Old 11-10-2012, 08:53 AM   #3912
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I picked up a nail, but limped her home (had 30 psi). I tried to order PR3's, but the front was on back order, so......I put PR2's on.
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Old 11-10-2012, 10:08 AM   #3913
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It would seem that the scorps are a very soft tyre. I'll try to get mine through the winter and go for a set of PR3's next spring.
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:00 AM   #3914
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Has anyone tried the Dunlop D616 on their Multi?
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Old 11-10-2012, 09:22 PM   #3915
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