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How often do you have to change the air in the tires? Do you go by how many turns? Or by how many months old the air is? I counted by how many times the tire turned to go one mile and I've gone a little over three thousand on the front one already, Is that too much?
 

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I never heard of anyone changing the air, don't we all just top it up periodically?
 

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I have never once considered such a thing in all my years of riding. Change it? Why?

Nitrogen 78% and Oxygen don't wear out to my knowledge. And if it is always pressured up it won't get moisture in it. Unless you pump moisture in from a wet air line.
 

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Have you smelled your tire air? You can tell when it's turned. Fresh tire air enhances the ride
 

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I change mine only once a year regardless of how many miles I put on. I disregard the amount of revolutions because one good turn deserves another. On my trailer it is every other year.
 

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Hmmm, never heard of changing the air in your tires. All tires have a tiny leak (thru the rubber itself), that's why you have to top them off periodically.....
 

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Nope, Never ever changed mine. Never heard of it.
 

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Never heard of changing air in a tire? With an older bike like mine, it seems that I have to add a quart of air about every other month, go figure.:D

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jerry
 

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Once I was lost and did not understand this very concept, a friend explained all. With fresh air and new tires the ride is great. As time progresses the oxygen in the air (not the Nitrogen – it’s a very stable gas) combines with the carbon, out gassing from the new tires, to form a much heavier molecule. This heavier molecule causes high density air thus the harsh ride. As the air is changed out the new oxygen starts the process all over again. This will continue until the old tires no longer out gases carbon. At this time the tire is worn out requiring replacement and the cycle starts anew. Notice the smell of a new tire store as opposed to the old tires stacked outside. (Proof of out gassing carbon??):cool:

 

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I knew there was a reason, makes perfect sense to me :doh:
 

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I always thought that it was the out-gassing that made the co-rider morebitter thereby degrading the ride quality :arguing:
 

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Geez, I don't think I can tell the difference between old tire air and new tire air .....but I religiously change my tire air everytime I change my tires.



Is it April 1st?
 

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I change my air right after I take a bath,bout once a week or so....;)
 
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