Tire psi?

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7/14/2018 3:17 PM

I got a fit hango and the tires only go up to 60 psi. Just gonna be riding street right now and until I get money for new ones could i run 50 - 55 or would there be a good chance of popping it. I just dont want a pinch flat and the tires feel squishy at the moment (running around 40 right now)

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7/14/2018 3:25 PM

You seem to have answered your own question in the very first sentence of your post..

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7/14/2018 6:26 PM

Tyres never have their failure pressures on them. The failure pressure is usually about twice the rating on the tyre to account for bad/heavy landings.

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7/14/2018 8:33 PM

I like to run 60 for street (maybe 65 in back) and 85-95 for park. Dirt, I play it by ear. As long as the bead is seating good you are fine with 50-55 but with 50, keep an eye on the bead. The tire can burp off at times at certain angles. Like a goof on a 180 and you land kinda sideways.

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7/14/2018 9:32 PM

Gack2000 wrote:

I like to run 60 for street (maybe 65 in back) and 85-95 for park. Dirt, I play it by ear. As long as the bead is seating good ...more

How havent I got a flat then lol? Ive been landing sideways trying to learn 180s lol, i guess its time to pump them up a little bit

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7/15/2018 12:17 AM

Go with at least 60 if you are riding street. You will notice tricks become easier cause your tire isnt rolling over the side of the rim as much. More predictable. I have run 60psi rated tires to 80psi with no problems. I cant say you will have the same experience I have had but take it for what its worth.

I do still run anywhere from 40-60 psi roughly for dirt and it seems to help get a bit of extra traction. Could be just a perceived thing and not reality. Lol

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7/15/2018 5:35 AM

Pumped my tyres up today, they were a bit soft. Turns out they were only at 30psi! I usually pump mine up to 60 and sometimes feel like I have to let a bit out. 50 is what I really like but it feels a bit too soft if I'm doing something big or a fairly fast spin. At 50ish I've never got a puncture from pinching or debris, and I've never had my tyre roll off my rim.
The only reason I checked and pumped them up today was because I could feel it roll a bit trying a line. I reckon I'll get the line next time I try now (it's too hot and busy to try again now).
My riding involves a lot of 180's and bump jumps, so......

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7/15/2018 9:10 AM

grumpySteve wrote:

Pumped my tyres up today, they were a bit soft. Turns out they were only at 30psi! I usually pump mine up to 60 and sometimes ...more

Wait Is my psi why i keep landing lopsided when i try to spin? or could it be one of the reasons?

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7/15/2018 9:23 AM

grumpySteve wrote:

Pumped my tyres up today, they were a bit soft. Turns out they were only at 30psi! I usually pump mine up to 60 and sometimes ...more

Aaron_Stelmach wrote:

Wait Is my psi why i keep landing lopsided when i try to spin? or could it be one of the reasons?

That's highly unlikely(although not impossible); that's usually just a problem with your technique.

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7/15/2018 9:53 AM

grumpySteve wrote:

Pumped my tyres up today, they were a bit soft. Turns out they were only at 30psi! I usually pump mine up to 60 and sometimes ...more

Aaron_Stelmach wrote:

Wait Is my psi why i keep landing lopsided when i try to spin? or could it be one of the reasons?

Landing lopsided usually means you're carving too much. But if your tyres are too soft they'll absorb loads of your effort. I was doing 180's no problem with 30 psi. But I've been doing 180's for a long time

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7/15/2018 10:10 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/15/2018 10:10 AM

I like these bsd donnastreets I have now at about 40

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7/16/2018 3:11 AM

don't give a shit about what the mark on the tire says.

back then, we ran way more psi than marked and now i run stupid low pressure.
never had issues with flats.

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7/16/2018 10:45 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/16/2018 10:46 AM

>When you land a sketchy 180 and feel your tires compress and bounce unsure unsure

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7/21/2018 7:59 AM

I run 75psi. Seems to be the best compromise as I ride street and park usually in the same day. Any less and I feel my tyres rolling while carving which is horrible, any more and hard landings are painful.

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