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Old 03-07-2011, 12:30 PM   #16
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Why not just tell us what tires they are? You just might get a good answer.
Tire brand should not matter and would only pit a war against brand a. vs. brand b. etc.. The question is, why make the front tubeless and not the rear. Is it safe not to put a tube in the rear If you have a tubeless rim?
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Old 03-07-2011, 01:13 PM   #17
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i run tube type rears without a tube on my r100gs a good majority of the time. take that for what it's worth.


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Tire brand should not matter and would only pit a war against brand a. vs. brand b. etc.. The question is, why make the front tubeless and not the rear. Is it safe not to put a tube in the rear If you have a tubeless rim?
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Old 03-07-2011, 01:47 PM   #18
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Thanks and its worth a lot..
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:08 PM   #19
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So...What kind of oil do you guys use?
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:12 PM   #20
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So...What kind of oil do you guys use?
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Old 03-07-2011, 02:57 PM   #21
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I have a bumble bee colored R80g/s. It was originally Dunkle Blue. Do I need to change to a different type of oil and tire now?
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:06 PM   #22
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I've been experimenting with high altitude air in my tires. It's like ... way pure dude.
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:06 PM   #23
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you better just get rid of it and start over!! youi'll end up spending thousands on the factory bumble bee oil o-ring conversion system, as well as the fitment of the optional tire bead transducer.
then you'll have to find just the right kind of air to inflate those tires.
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:08 PM   #24
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:16 PM   #25
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and FWIW i have a tube on the front of my red (previously bumblebee) GS in a tubeless tire on a tubeless rim. No problems so far. Running it tubeless it kept a slow leak.
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:24 PM   #26
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I have a bumble bee colored R80g/s. It was originally Dunkle Blue. Do I need to change to a different type of oil and tire now?
Yeah, but you have a Tubeless GS rim up front and a tube rim in the back. Of course you have yellow forks. I have a G/S with GS black forks and a tube type rim front and back. Wonder what I should use.
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Old 03-07-2011, 03:30 PM   #27
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Yeah, but you have a Tubeless GS rim up front and a tube rim in the back. Of course you have yellow forks. I have a G/S with GS black forks and a tube type rim front and back. Wonder what I should use.
But I COULD run a tube up front...
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:01 PM   #28
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But I COULD run a tube up front...
But then you'll have to go full synthetic.
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:09 PM   #29
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Don't listen to Blake on tires, he can't keep the rubber side down anyway!!
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:15 PM   #30
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But then you'll have to go full synthetic.
Then the bumbleg/s will wet itself......more than it does now
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