By: Anonymous: Big Guy ()  Friday, 17 August 2012 @ 06:21 PM ICT (Read 1610 times)  

What is normal for tubed tire deflation if bike not used?

My wife has a Yamaha Fino with tubed tires, and I find if we let the bike sit for more than a couple of weeks, the tires go soft. In contrast, my PCX with tubeless tires can sit forever without losing any air in the tires.

Do I have a problem with the Fino, or is this normal behaviour for tubed tires?

By: Anonymous: Jeffrey ()  Saturday, 18 August 2012 @ 07:25 AM ICT  

My PCX never lost air

My Honda Wave, with larger upgraded Dunlop tires and tubes need air every week

Every time I fill up I check the tires and top off to 35 by the next week they are always down to 26 psi and need pumping up again

By: news (offline)  Saturday, 18 August 2012 @ 09:47 AM ICT  

I found that the valve is often the source of the tires deflating. The standard valve which comes with the inner-tubes is often of low quality, replace the valve with something a bit better and the tires stay longer inflated.

   

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