Correct Tyre pressures

Discussion in 'America, Speedmaster & Rocket' started by seventhson, Jan 31, 2017.

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  1. seventhson

    seventhson New Member

    Jan 7, 2017
    Tyre pressures? i didn't get a manual with mt new speedy and holy hell googling it gives so many variable opinions!!! Is there a standard recommendation ?
  2. Dozers Dad

    Dozers Dad Bushmills Chief Quality Controller

    Hi Seventhson,

    Most bikes now come with a recommendation of 36F & 42R.
    I think that is because the manufacturers don't trust us to adjust them according to the load (solo or 2 up or 2 up with luggage) So they quote the hardest pressure for everything!

    I assume you have a Speedmaster? If so, I've found 35F & 39R work for me. I'm 16st & only ever ride solo with no luggage.
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  3. capt

    capt Elite Member

    May 8, 2016
    western Australia
    Hi all,
    My 2008 America has recommended tyre pressure's front 31 psi and rear 36 psi, I run 32 front and 38/39 psi rear, I Tow and ride two up regularly, I like the higher pressures for solo too !

    Cheers capt.
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  4. baldybiker

    baldybiker Member

    Mar 1, 2015
    I've been using the Triumph recommended pressures of 36 front and 42 rear but am not entirely happy with the rear tyre. I was advised to try a lower pressure by one of the Triumph employees.
  5. Dougie D

    Dougie D Crème de la Crème

    Jan 30, 2016
    Blairgowrie Perthshire
    i would go at least 10% less than the recommended pressures
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  6. baldybiker

    baldybiker Member

    Mar 1, 2015
    I'm going to give that a go Dougie, cheers. Glad you started this thread seventhson.

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