The beads helped on my dual sport Husqvarna 501 but the install process took about 30 minutes per tire. This product definitely helped in the 50MPH to 65MPH range. At top end I still experience some bounce at about 82. I used the suggested amount for tires with bead locks (2 oz. front, 3 oz rear).
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Seems to work great.
No need for a balance stand and weights that could fall off. I've been using these beads for years, perfect balance and long tire wear.
Don't waste your time or your money they don't work. Just check out the you tube videos and you'll see why
BUT, don't think that you're going to be able to install the beads through a 90° valve stem! It's not going to happen!
I tried to use the tube to put the beads in the tire through the valve stem. But I had put a 90° stem on the wheel and the balance beads would not flow through that stem.
So I, wound up breaking the tire bead and pouring the balance beads directly into the tire.
Once installed the product works great!
great product have used these for years with no problems. best ride, longer tire life, easy install. speed up the install by using an engraving tool resting on the valve stem, or any other tool you might have that gives off vibrations while its running, and let the beads go slowly into the hoses and valve stem
great parts and fast service. I will put the beads in my other bike also.
These beads are the way to go, hands down. Forget about those stupid sticky weights.
Cheaper than paying somebody to balance them for you with weights that you can see on your rim this product is easy to use and you wouldn't even know that there there no ugly weight to look at
Used the beads years ago and had no problems with them,had new tires mounted and they didnt balance them and didnt realize until after i had installed them back on bike,so easiest way was to get and install the balancing beads,take your time adding the beads as they will clog in the valve stem,after install took bike out and rode great,plus eliminates those ugly wheel weights stuck to your rims...
Motorcycle - Front
80 - 120 mm tire width - 1 oz *
80 - 120 mm tire width with spoked wheels - 2oz
80 - 120 mm tire width (BMW Telelever only) -2 oz
130 mm tire width - 2 oz
Motorcycle - Rear
130 mm - 240 mm width - 2 oz
250 mm - 360mm tire width - 3 oz
195 - 205 car tires on the rear - 3 oz
Dual Purpose / Off Road with Rim Locks
Front - 80 - 120 mm tire width - 2 oz
Rear - 130 -230 mm width - 3 oz
10" diameter wheels - 1 oz
12" & Up diameter wheels - 2 oz
By tire width
<10" - 2oz
<12" - 3oz
>12" - 4oz