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scrubing new tires

I know the traditional way is to ride in a parking lot and lean a little at a time to get the slick stuff off new tires but here's another way .
All you need is some sand (damp or wet) and rub the new wheels really good by hand







Then just a garden hose and some Simple Green






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i pop my pilot power 2ct's on, ride on the freeway 10mi to the twisties and by the 10th turn in they are fully scrubbed.

i will usually wash the rim / tire when its off the bike with some simple green to get any grease off the surface, but to actually scrub the tires i just ride it haha.

intresting method tho.

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where's that one thread with the link to the myths of needing to scrub tires being busted?

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Sand left over in chain and brakes? Not for me, I'l wash, scrub with a little 60 grit and ride.

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That's the dumbest shit I have seen posted on any forum in quite some time...

Just go ride the damn bike for a couple minutes and be done with it.

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lol, so glad i didn't get a reply like that when i was yapping in the octane forum yesterday.

oh, and for the record, i put in 87 octane today (because of LDH and other's input)

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That's the dumbest shit I have seen posted on any forum in quite some time...

Just go ride the damn bike for a couple minutes and be done with it.
Thanks for the comment , some riders use this to scrub in their tires on race days , i suppose the fact that my rear tire slipped on me during a turn made me think twice about leaning hard when they are "Slick" ....So i may be Dumb but i'd rather keep the rubber side down.

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Thanks for the comment , some riders use this to scrub in their tires on race days
Show me one! I've spent the better part of the last decade at the racetrack. I'm a test-rider and instructor and I have NEVER seen any other rider with a box of sand trying to get their tires scrubbed in. In fact the last thing I EVER want on my tires is more of any type of loose, small debris. Sand is notoriously bad for traction and entire events have been cancelled for sand on the track at various tracks I have attended so what in the hell would make anyone believe that putting sand on your tires is a smart move is way beyond my level of comprehension.

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You're right , thanks ...my Dumb ass doesn't need to be here , i'll PM the mods and have them Nuke my account ...See YA

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BAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAH

seriously LOL'd at that one.


OP dont take LDH's comments as they sound, thats just the way he is, but he is right on the subject.

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Why wouldn't one just ride around the neighborhood for a good 10min or so??? Shulit I rode 30mi home in the rain on brand new tires. When I got to the round about infornt of my neighborhood I wet around it right and left 6 or 7 times a piece. All was good.
Why tell people to F-off? It is dumb to do at a track and you got called out on that just take the punch like a man and post on something else. Fact check shit about being at the track befor you post here as several people take their 9ers to the track.

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Show me one! I've spent the better part of the last decade at the racetrack. I'm a test-rider and instructor and I have NEVER seen any other rider with a box of sand trying to get their tires scrubbed in. In fact the last thing I EVER want on my tires is more of any type of loose, small debris. Sand is notoriously bad for traction and entire events have been cancelled for sand on the track at various tracks I have attended so what in the hell would make anyone believe that putting sand on your tires is a smart move is way beyond my level of comprehension.
I've seen them,....no,wait that was a litter box

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I run one full ride (1-2 hrs) at medium pace. Regardless of what anyone tells me, I don't feel comfortable until the second ride. But if you take a good look at your tires, you can scrub'em in a few miles. Not in a straight line, of course.

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You're right , thanks ...my Dumb ass doesn't need to be here , i'll PM the mods and have them Nuke my account ...See YA

As I said in the PM

I think you should stick around. Might start by posting a little less and reading a little more, but no sense in running off now as the worst is probably over

There are a lot of good guys, smart guys, smartass guys & just a lot of great info to learn all around here.

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That article was the bomb. I used to weave to "make heat". No mo.

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BAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAH

seriously LOL'd at that one.


OP dont take LDH's comments as they sound, thats just the way he is, but he is right on the subject.
same here i totally lol'd.

also agree with the statement as well. LDH is also full of knowledge as well as experience. he's challenging what he perceives to be your ignorance. dont get to overtly sensitive here and understand that we look out for eachother here. sometimes it takes one telling another they're being dumb in order to listen up.

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A most excellent thread and very entertaining!

I've been riding for 30 years and tyres have changed a lot over that time! I've never had a new tyre slip in any manner - my theory has always been start careful and get some heat in them - basically what the article says.

No need for sand, cat poo or belt sanders .......

If you think about it like this. The story is the new tyres are slippery right - so scuff them in carefully - but in order to scuff in the absolute edges of the tyre you need to be fanging it hard - so if the slippery shit theory is right then you could spend a week riding carefully and crank it over in the weekend in the hills and slip off. Sure it would be a good excuse to tell your mates ........

Get them nice and warm with a long ride and progressively lean over more as they heat up.

The super slippery theory will continue for decades - note Continental are making a big deal about the Road Attack 2 having a ready to ride rough surface from new.

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You're right , thanks ...my Dumb ass doesn't need to be here , i'll PM the mods and have them Nuke my account ...See YA
wait wait can i have your sand before you leave..fell short one bag when doing my cement steps over

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wait wait can i have your sand before you leave..fell short one bag when doing my cement steps over
Fuck off

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Fuck off
Relax! As LDH said, stick around this is a good place. Put your big girl panties on and hold on for the ride...


Oh yea, I won't be using the 60 grit, I'll just go for a ride.

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don't go. we're just messing around. we really should take it easier on newbies until they get to know us or the smart asses we are. there really is alot of knowledge here and alot of great people. i for 1 apologize.

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wait wait can i have your sand before you leave..fell short one bag when doing my cement steps over
tell the truth...it was for ur sandbox and tonka toys

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don't go. we're just messing around. we really should take it easier on newbies until they get to know us or the smart asses we are. there really is alot of knowledge here and alot of great people. i for 1 apologize.

Nah I'm over it now... Judging by his nasty expletive laced attitude after he blatantly gave out bad and possibly even dangerous advice and then tried to pawn it off as if professionals do the same thing I think we are better off without him.

He can go pound sand

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Shouldn't that be pull off your big girl panties and hold on for the ride?

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Unbelievable!
It's one thing to say something just plain dumb or naive, but it's something completely different when it's pointed out clearly how wrong you are and you just can't even defend what you said or acknowledge how wrong you are but instead call stupid names.

Boy you know this thread really made me realize how tame this forum has been ever sense Bigdaa blew up! Hahahahahahah

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OK so it's Noted that i'm a fucking dumb ass , can you all please now turn your attention elsewhere ....On another note i also asked to have my account removed (that way you all can rip on me all you want) , the MODS on this forum don't seam to want to do their job ...

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Would your last name happen to be Blagojevich?

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Would your last name happen to be Blagojevich?
Shouldn't you be working on the bike instead of posting on the forums?

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Shouldn't you be working on the bike instead of posting on the forums?
Haha man I can't I'm going to bed right now. 4:30 is going to be here quick. Good night!

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mods wont do their job and remove you, i got a idea, there is a red X in the upper right corner of the your window.... push it....... dont come back. problem solved if you dont like us

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Too funny. I was waiting for someone (LDH) to jump all over this one. Rub sand on your tire? You should just use a sandblaster, way faster!

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