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I just purchased both a new front and rear tire from a dealer going out of business. The deal was too good to pass up even though my tires still have at least one more season in them. Do I store them inside in the warm or is the garage(unheated ,living in Indiana) OK? should I store them laying flat or vertical? The dealer bought them less than two months ago. I paid $160.00 for both Dunlop's.
 

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stack them in room temp if possible...throw a blanket over em
if you are an maint. extremist you can armor all them 1st...ha!
 

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throw them on the shelf put them on in due time
 

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you plan on storing it for 5or 6 years?
 

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oh yeah on a red carpet...prob a good ideah!
 

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i got a spare tire in my garage hanging on a hook that holds a garden hose
 

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The best way is to wrap in industrial size black garbage bag. Force out as much air as possible and tie it up. Store in cool basement or in the garage in winter. Never store in attic or near a furnace. I used to drag race and this is how to store a tire from season to season without the compound of the tire getting hard.
 

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Tires are best stored on rims, in an upright or leaning position, preferably at highway speeds. ( oh wait...that's not much storage is it?)
 

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Ghost Rider 2 is right.
 

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Michigan wing is right. Sounds to me like your problem is you are "short" one bike. Go and buy another bike that needs tires and put your new tires on it.
 

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oustide in a snow pile
 

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grambo wrote:
stack them in room temp if possible...throw a blanket over em
if you are an maint. extremist you can armor all them 1st...ha!
Should he read them bedtime stories every night?:ROFL:
 

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Ozone kills rubber. Wrap them in a black garbage bag.

Don't store them beside a furnace or an electric motor.
 

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Store them on the bike-- no Goldwing should ever have 'new' tires for long...
 

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I would mount the new tires and store the used tires for spares.

Having gotten a bad front tire this year I think it would have been a costly mistake if I had stored it for later.
Vendor did a fast free swap out for another new tire, did not cost me anything but time and trouble, but I notified them within a week the tire was bad.
Had I stored it for several months or more would I have got the new replacement tire free?? Probably not and I would have been out something, at least shipping costs which are kinda high, or maybe the entire cost of the tire?

I want spares around anyway myself. Never know when a rock, nail, or other may ruin a tire. 2X now a bad tire has caused me to delay a trip waiting to get new one and install.
Both were bad tires! Not road hazzards.

Now, unless I buy a Wing with bad tires, I will change tires while they still have a few thousand miles left at least so that I have spares on hand. Unless I already have a spares then I may run them bald.

Course I live out where tires are not readily available for a low cost, if I need one I pay premium price local or have to wait for them to arrive if ordered online.

I will always have spare used tires on hand for my wings if I can. I know a used tire was good when I took it off, a NEW tire may be a bad tire!
Course I am working on trying to have a spare WING to ride also which may be a better option LOL
 
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