Beaded tires for elite 80?

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Beaded tires for elite 80?

Postby Tubby » Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:41 am

I have a 2000 honda elite 80. They come stock with tubed tires. In my 9 months of riding I have had 2 flats while riding, one causing my to wreck. (Me and the bike are fine). That really scares me so I would like to know if there are any rims made for beaded tires that will fit within the forks. Any help is appreciated!
I ride my honda elite 80 and play disc golf.
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re: Beaded tires for elite 80?

Postby mopedlar » Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:00 pm

I own two Honda Elite 80's and have put thousands of trouble-free (flat-free) miles on them. It sounds like your tires are the problem. What brand tires are you running? How's the tread depth? It's best to run a high quality scooter tire on your scoot. I run Kenda tires on mine, and like I said, have never had a flat tire in over six years.
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re: Beaded tires for elite 80?

Postby John » Wed Feb 19, 2014 5:56 pm

Also are they inflated to the proper pressure. Sometimes a little higher pressure is good. Where on the road are you running, being a ditch witch or owning the lane. Lots of debris along the sides.
What tire and what is the condition of them, we need a pic.
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re: Beaded tires for elite 80?

Postby Tubby » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:47 pm

I am running the stock tires. Not sure the brand, but they are not in the best condition. I will get more info on them tomorrow
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re: Beaded tires for elite 80?

Postby mopedlar » Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:07 am

You are running 14 year old tires in bad shape. I think you answered your own question. Get some high quality scooter tires and be done with it.
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re: Beaded tires for elite 80?

Postby Tubby » Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:16 pm

I forgot my front tire is actually not stock, after the first crash I had to get a new front rim and it came with different tire. Anyways, what are some good tires that will fit the rims?
I ride my honda elite 80 and play disc golf.
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