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I have some old tires on my bike and have had the itch to do some burnouts. I was wondering if it's bad for any part of the bike (besides the tires, of course :) ).
 

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melted rubber gets everywhere. it can overheat pretty quick, so watch your temperature. other than those two, no not really... lite 'um up! (And record it, i want to see rolling smoke)
 

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In my newbie stage I took a tire that were suppose to last 7-8000 grand lasted a meer 3500... videos I have 8)... will post when I get home. This POS Kenda is looking pretty sad so I might have to let loose again soon.

Brian-
I noticed like tire shavings melted onto the front under side of the inner rear fender (did you get all that? haha) ... looks oogly :-\ but besides your head/body parts I think you'll be ok...

Word of advice... have your clutch covered at all times(that's the 1st thing you wanna grab at in case things go sideways) in case you freak, panic, or worse gain some traction... ::)

Have fun! ;D
 

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brian0488 said:
I have some old tires on my bike and have had the itch to do some burnouts. I was wondering if it's bad for any part of the bike (besides the tires, of course :) ).
It's bad for every other part of the Bike too.

FOG
 

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I'll second what FOG said. That said, though, I think there are moments when it's completely worth it :p. Word to the wise - don't try to sit on the bike when you're doing it ;D. When I first got my EX I was screwing around in the garage at work and was sitting on the seat, holding the front brake, and trying to get the rear tire going. The front tire just started sliding along the concrete. After about 2 tries I picked my fat butt up off the seat and away she went :D. Yes, sometimes I am an idiot.
 

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park the front wheel against a car or wall or something. if this is your first time burning out, don't do it any other way. I don't want to hear about how you tried to do a burn out and hurt yourself.
 

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Thanks for the advice. I'll see if I can get my hands on a video camera and get a video up.
... but the weather hasn't been on my side lately...
 

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I've seen bikes get pretty messed up from burnouts.

But, if you must do it, put your front wheel next to a wall, and put some soapy water around the rear tire.
 

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Super Sneaky Steve said:
I've seen bikes get pretty messed up from burnouts.

But, if you must do it, put your front wheel next to a wall, and put some soapy water around the rear tire.
Bleach makes more smoke.

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park the front wheel against a car or wall or something. if this is your first time burning out, don't do it any other way. I don't want to hear about how you tried to do a burn out and hurt yourself.
Where was that advice before?! ;)

For some reason I just picture FOG as Mr. Wilson and all of us hooligans are his Dennis the Menaces :D.
 

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Hey Mr. Wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiillllllllllllllllllson!
 

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You guy's are like fingernails scratching on the blackboard of my life.

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Hows this royson?

 

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brian0488 said:
Nice video, I like it. This 28 degree weather is depressing...
Hey, if the roads are clean just dress warm & avoid traffic.
(Um... I tend to encourage others to do such, more than I consider that option for myself.) ::)
 

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Nice is all i gotta say. I've worn out my rear and am considering sending her off in true bastard style when i can get a new set.
 
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