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    Street air pressures Shinko 244?

    Who has so advice on street air pressures on the Golden Boy? What about the Stock Rear?

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    I'd say that Yamaha's recommended pressures are about what I would suggest for the Golden Boy and stock rear tire, somewhere between 18 and 20 psi.

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    We run the recommended 18psi in our 4.60-18 244 Goldenboy on the front - works well enough for asphalt-to-gravel-to-asphalt roads we generally ride.

    I'm thinking we my replace the front Goldenboy with the similar IRC GP-1 at the next tire change.
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    I just had a new 241 installed and I got 20psi..I think the rear I put 22...not bein a skinny guy
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    The Golden Boy is so stiff that little deviations in air pressure are unnoticeable to me. 18 seems good, but your weight, gear and temperature may require adjustments.

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    I have a Heidenau K60 on the front of my TW. I tried 18 psi and the knobs were wearing down at an angle. I up it to 30 psi and try to use the back brake a little more and the knobs are now wearing down flat, or close to it. 98% of my riding is asphalt.

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