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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-27-2006, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
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v-strom front tire wear

any ideas? my front stock tire on my 650 is developing a bit of a wierd wear pattern. pressure is ok and settings are still factory set. any ideas? other than that this bike is a blast. not a racer but it can keep up pretty damn well with the others.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-27-2006, 11:40 PM
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No idea of said pattern, but if sort of lippy in the central part, or you can called it "scalloped"------that is a sign of a lot of use with the front brakes which is acceptable, though it is a sign of normal wear.

Basically your rear should have to be replaced, due to wear, & later on it will be the front.
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