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sooo many kinds of tires.... what to use???
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stancotreau
Posted 1/31/2017 9:04 AM (#92214)
Subject: sooo many kinds of tires.... what to use???



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Hi, I have a question for the group. My Bonneville / Velorex rig needs tires. I have been looking for flat profile tires for a 17" rim. In my search I found Duro HF 308 tires. Here's my question .... Can I put tube type tires in a tubeless rim? I would think it's OK but I am not sure?

Also, any other tire recommendations are welcome ... looking for tires that will wear well on the rig rear 130/80 - 17 front 110-70 - 17
thanks

Stan
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Sidewise
Posted 1/31/2017 9:44 AM (#92215 - in reply to #92214)
Subject: RE: sooo many kinds of tires.... what to use???



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stancotreau - 1/31/2017 9:04 AM

Here's my question .... Can I put tube type tires in a tubeless rim? I would think it's OK but I am not sure?




Sure! if you put a tube in it.
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stancotreau
Posted 1/31/2017 10:22 AM (#92217 - in reply to #92215)
Subject: RE: sooo many kinds of tires.... what to use???



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thanks
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RoanokeRider
Posted 2/1/2017 10:17 AM (#92230 - in reply to #92214)
Subject: Re: sooo many kinds of tires.... what to use???


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I know tha it is a different rig, but, I have a 130/70-17 rear Battleax on the front of my BMW R1150/Escort sidecar rig. I have almost 12k miles on it and it really looks like it could go 20k miles. We shall see. Bill Draper has the same tire on his R1100R/Hannigan rig with a few thousand less miles and his still looks new.
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stancotreau
Posted 2/1/2017 10:31 AM (#92232 - in reply to #92230)
Subject: Re: sooo many kinds of tires.... what to use???



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thanks for the info .... good to know
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