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post #1 of 11 Old 03-01-2017, 11:32 PM Thread Starter
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Question Does anyone use a tire pressure monitor system on their KLR?

Has anyone tried a tire pressure monitor system on their KLR?

It won't do any good for catastrophic air pressure loss, but it might be good for gradual air loss.

SPY Motorcycle Bike TPMS Tire Tyre Pressure Monitor System Wireless | eBay



Here is one that works with Bluetooth. I wonder if it will vibrate your phone when it senses the pressure is low?

Fobo Bike TPMS Bluetooth Motorcycle Tire Pressure Monitor System FB1574 Black 3V | eBay






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post #2 of 11 Old 03-02-2017, 12:18 AM
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Guy checked into a Rally I attended; he had GPS tire pressure monitoring:

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...aTFBoC89Lw_wcB
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Nope, I just use a good gauge and check them before every ride.

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Nope, I just use a good gauge and check them before every ride.

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My KLR650 fuel tank holds over 7 gallons, and I can drive over 300 miles on 1 tank. It is possible that the tire will get punctured while I am riding. It has happened to me a few times. Having a flat tire in the rear isn't so bad. A front flat is extremely bad.



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I get it; I've had several flats over the years. I check the pressure before I ride and I can usually feel if a tire is getting too low from a slow leak.....plus nothing will protect you from a sudden and catastrophic loss of pressure. I'm sure every bike will have such a thing 5-10 years from now just like my SUV and car do now......but I'm fine doin it the "ol fashioned" way on my KLR.

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Does that kit work with tubes?
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I don't think they work with tubes, do they?
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Sure they do. Some brands are external. The senders screw onto the valve stems in place of the valve caps.
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Sorry for the double post. Phone issues.

I didn't know there were external sensors. Thanks for the info!
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In the picture at the top of the page the items marked A and B are the sensors.
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