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Has anyone used one of these in a pinch? I thought I would chuck one under the seat just in case. Kit includes plugs, lube/adhesive, tools and Co2 cartridges. Meh, 24 bucks.

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I have one (minus the CO2 cartridges... which is GENIUS, by the way). I think I'll have one for this upcoming season. :thumb:
 

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I thought it was a good idea but I have not used one to date. It came with three Co2 cartridges and they claim that one cartridge is enough to inflate a tire.
 

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I've used the plugs like the ones in the picture. But not the C02 cartridges. I notice a roofing nail in my rear tire along with the lack of inflation one day while tinkering in the garage. Rode with the plug for months until one day I did a halfass burnout in my garage which pulled the plug loose. The next day I ordered a new set of tires. I would do it again if needed. On a side note, I would test out the C02 cartridges at the house first, just to be sure how many it takes to blow up a tire. Also, those little air compressors that you plug into a cigarette lighter outlet can be taken apart and drasticly reduced in size then maybe it would fit under a motorcycle seat or a backpack or similar storage.
 

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I've plugged many a sport bike tire, rears mostly, and never had a problem. The CO cartridges sound like a added bonus for the roadside emergency. I say.......Good idea :thumb:
 

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I've used the plugs as well with no issues on rear or front tires. I did have a C02 cartridges once but the one time I need it, it was a dud. Not sure if it was due to the long time period I had it stored in my back seat trunk compartment or if the cartridge itself was a defect. Another trick I picked up is if you get a flat from a nail, just get s screw larger then the puncture and screw it into the hole. This will stop the air from leaking out and get you to your destination until you can properly repair/replace the tire...
 

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I had a plug in my 600rr once. I actually forgot that is was there until my bike was half-way through its dyno run =) Amazingly it actually held-up through all of that thrashing, still got me home, and lasted until I got a new tyre mounted up. I would not recommend high-speed/intense riding with a plug.. but at least I know it will hold long enough to replace/patch the tyre properly.
 

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Have used them on many occasions on bikes, they work great. The only time they failed was when we used the glue as well one time and the plug kept sliding out so I never use the glue at all now. I have never tried the air canisters, I always carry a foot pump with the plugs on trips and I'm going to upgrade the foot pump to a mini compressor I spotted at my local Honda shop. $50 bucks and very compact.
 

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Hopefully I won't have to give you gents an update this season :idunno: I don't want to try any of the cartridges as they are threaded at the narrow end. So, into the boot it goes until needed?
 

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Have used them on many occasions on bikes, they work great. The only time they failed was when we used the glue as well one time and the plug kept sliding out so I never use the glue at all now. I have never tried the air canisters, I always carry a foot pump with the plugs on trips and I'm going to upgrade the foot pump to a mini compressor I spotted at my local Honda shop. $50 bucks and very compact.
Yes, yes. The glue/snot seems to take a really long time to cure. I've had to use it twice on car tires before in order to lube the plug when it was to difficult to insert. It also seemed to come out very easily if driven on right away.
 
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