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What tire pressures are people running off road. I did my first fire road ride it was excellent.. but dam.. the little stutter\chatter bumps suck.. I know I will be lowering the pressure.. my dirt bikes run 12 to 15 psi depending on dirt.. but this bike is way heavier.. so thinking 20 maybe 25.. and if I do drop my pressure.. is there a way to change the tpms?
 

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A dealer can set your bike up by plugging it in to except lower tire pressures before flagging up a warning.
Why oh why oh why does it take a trip to the dealer to do that! It's my bike and if I want to run at lower pressures solo riding etc. I should be able to do that and save that setting without triggering an idiot light - rhetorical question BTW.
 

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What tire pressures are people running off road. I did my first fire road ride it was excellent.. but dam.. the little stutter\chatter bumps suck.. I know I will be lowering the pressure.. my dirt bikes run 12 to 15 psi depending on dirt.. but this bike is way heavier.. so thinking 20 maybe 25.. and if I do drop my pressure.. is there a way to change the tpms?
Those for me are too low. The PA is a heavy bike and 20psi in the front would make it handle like a tank and could well end in tears. By all means test it out, but go canny and carry an inflator so you can pump up the volume again before re-joining the tarmac afterwards, Jimyz. Dirtglide.
 

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Those for me are too low. The PA is a heavy bike and 20psi in the front would make it handle like a tank and could well end in tears. By all means test it out, but go canny and carry an inflator so you can pump up the volume again before re-joining the tarmac afterwards, Jimyz. Dirtglide.
I understand the handling issue on the street, but in the dirt lower tire pressures make the bike handle wonderful.. and you don't feel every pebble in the road..I will def ask the dealer to program a lower pressure if that's the only way.. but I won't go to the dealer until something goes wrong. I do my own services and inspections.. funny but dealerships don't always do the best job on simple tasks like services... I trust me to take care of it better than them.. ps try the lower pressures.. maybe go to 30.. I gurantee it handles better in the dirt..
 
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