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Old 12-10-2012, 01:21 AM   #46
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Some people are telling me that I don't have to use imperial air, and that you can get metric air - is this true? Apparently the metric stuff is cheaper?

It would be nice to shed some imperial pounds - even at the expense of some metric kilos!
You do have to be careful with metric air as you have to use more of it so it ends up costing the same
and the best type of air to use is imported air there isn't any tax on that
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:39 AM   #47
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Actually it would be the opposite... the colder places mean the hot air in the tyres will work better! So by only riding in Qld, you're actually missing out on the real performance of your bike!
Bugger! Tassie it is then.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:43 AM   #48
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Bugger! Tassie it is then.
An excellent choice sir! I see you're going for maximum performance.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:47 AM   #49
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An excellent choice sir! I see you're going for maximum performance.
Well you notice i didn't mention SA , the air is thick over that way.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:49 AM   #50
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Well you notice i didn't mention SA , the air is thick over that way.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:53 AM   #51
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Well you notice i didn't mention SA , the air is thick over that way.
enough said!
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:55 AM   #52
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Well you notice i didn't mention SA , the air is thick over that way.
Mmmh time to close this thread i reckon
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:46 AM   #53
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Well you notice i didn't mention SA , the air is thick over that way.


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Old 12-10-2012, 03:09 AM   #54
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All I can say is watch what you do with air. If you pull a prank on it, someone may end up dead.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:17 AM   #55
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Airless tyres will be common within 10 years, already out there for a wide range of vehicles, including push bikes, motorbikes will happen

It will never happen, every time some inventer tries to give up air he doesn't make it!!!
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:28 AM   #56
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Air Replacement

When you get a new bike, the air in the tyres is from the country of origin. Like, acid rain air from industrial europe, Fukashima nuclear air from Japan, etc. So change it out (whatever that means) before you ride. The EPA will require that you safely dispose of it. You can't get a bike registered in Victoria without a "Replaced Air Certificate".

When riding long distances, it is advisable to replace your air every few hundred kilometers. this is because the local air performs best. It is just common sense, wet air in Queensland, Hot air in the ACT, thick air in the NT, slow air in SA, green air in Tassie, air that has been sold to someone else in NSW, used air in Vic, air that has been given to a gazillionaire or interplanetary mining company in WA, and no air at all in Brazil.

I'm glad you asked this important question.

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Old 12-10-2012, 03:35 AM   #57
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But.....

If you could only have one Air, what would it be?
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:37 AM   #58
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When you get a new bike, the air in the tyres is from the country of origin. Like, acid rain air from industrial europe, Fukashima nuclear air from Japan, etc. So change it out (whatever that means) before you ride. The EPA will require that you safely dispose of it. You can't get a bike registered in Victoria without a "Replaced Air Certificate".

When riding long distances, it is advisable to replace your air every few hundred kilometers. this is because the local air performs best. It is just common sense, wet air in Queensland, Hot air in the ACT, thick air in the NT, slow air in SA, green air in Tassie, air that has been sold to someone else in NSW, used air in Vic, air that has been given to a gazillionaire or interplanetary mining company in WA, and no air at all in Brazil.

I'm glad you asked this important question.

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Good point, I had a freind travelling overseas send me large box of air from the Italian Alps for use in a Moto Guzzi I was restoring, unfortunately the customs inspection let it all out and all I ended up with was an empty box!
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:05 AM   #59
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Laughing to much at you funny buggers oops! gasping for air nighty nite.
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:13 AM   #60
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You do have to be careful with metric air as you have to use more of it so it ends up costing the same
and the best type of air to use is imported air there isn't any tax on that
I suppose you import your new air in packages marked "Used", and with a declared value of less than $1000.
Don't you know how many local air retailers have invested in the local economy!!?? Shame on you!
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