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Thread: 1090 or 1290T?

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    Quote Originally Posted by paddy View Post
    Hi Matty

    Only issue with the 1290 T is spoke wheels, got to look after them, the spokes can come loose and then leak air. Every tyre change they need checking aim told.?
    I've never seen that but I have witnessed the rim band has come adrift and caused leakage past the spokes

    Last Saturday I saw a Husky 701 with a flat rear tyre in which the rim band had folded in half inside the tyre

    Refitted with plenty of tyre lube and all was well
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    Different bike but I never had a problem with loose spokes or leaking seals on my 1190 and I probably put about 6k miles onto that on roads with a very bad surface in Eastern Europe.

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