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    Which Tyre Repair kit?

    Looking to purchase a tyre repair kit for my GSA. Not had a flat yet but as I'm doing more and more miles I'm sure it will happen at some stage. Also planning on doing some longer trips next year so want to get organized.

    Any advice is welcome, what do you use and carry with you and best place to buy etc.

    Thanks all!

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    See many previous threads, which generally point the answer towards ‘Stop’n’Go’.

    Don’t forget that you’ll need some method of pumping the tyre up again. See many similar threads as what is the definitive answer to that question, too.

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    Thanks guys will have a nosy...

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    safety seal - the best.....
    Safety Seal Motorcycle Tubeless Tyre Repair Kit from 'millareurope 1992' (ebay)
    only sayin - 6 times sucessfull

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    Quote Originally Posted by hughguzzi View Post
    safety seal - the best.....
    Safety Seal Motorcycle Tubeless Tyre Repair Kit from 'millareurope 1992' (ebay)
    only sayin - 6 times sucessfull
    That's a new one, hasn't starred in any other thread, will check that one out too!

    Wee compressor that can run of canbus now also on list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flyingdutchman View Post
    That's a new one, hasn't starred in any other thread, will check that one out too!

    Wee compressor that can run of canbus now also on list.
    Fit yourself an SAe connector on the battery, way easier to top up battery and use compressor.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Optimate-Pe...te+sae+pigtail

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    Givi / Kappa do a nice kit in a zippped case . The best but is it’s one of the few that comes with a flexible hose to attach to the canister which makes ir much easier when inflating .

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    not a fan of having stuff in the tyre but I must admit to being impressed by this................................

    http://bikeseal.co.uk/

    http://bikeseal.co.uk/shop/

    but they still do the more "standard" type of repair kit.

    This is a permanent repair with a vulcanised plug. --- but you do need a separate inflation method if it's flat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tuckshop View Post
    not a fan of having stuff in the tyre but I must admit to being impressed by this................................

    http://bikeseal.co.uk/

    http://bikeseal.co.uk/shop/

    but they still do the more "standard" type of repair kit.

    This is a permanent repair with a vulcanised plug. --- but you do need a separate inflation method if it's flat.
    Although it looks impressive, and things like this have been doing the rounds for a while, given the short life of tyres on a bike, and tyre pressure sensors, might not be ideal.

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    as I said, I am not a fan and I carry the more traditional plugs.

    As for sensors, well they are still in a minority of bikes. Short life? Well, again that's relative. I do see plenty of commuter bikes and scooters that have the same tyres all year and more.

    I don't think it's a good idea for "bigger bikes" but the "in tyre" solution, IMO has it's place.

    As you can now get "solid, no air" tyres for bicycles I wonder how long it will be before we see them for motorbikes.

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    As to a compressor for refilling - I recommend a Rocky Creek Motopressor pocket pump.
    Nice simple and compact, no stupid plastic casings to break, neaoprene bag, decent quality.
    Used regularly for tyre checks on bikes and car and taken on every trip for the last 3years.
    Not the cheapest but worth it easy to find on usual sites.

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