Motorcycle Inner Tube Valve Types
Always use fresh quality motorcycle inner tubes and keep a spare set on hand if you ride off road.
Motorcycle inner tube valve types. Reused an old tubethey always give up at the least opportune moment. Theres no harm in using a valve longer than you need although it might look a bit odd to use a. Metal valve stem wlocking nuts can be either center or side valve check description ie. Tube stems sizing.
A heavy duty tube is around 2mm to 3mm thick. Center mounted 90 degree metal stem. Each will have either a metal plate or a washer at the stem base to keep the tube from protruding up through the stem slot of the wheel. Rubber valve stem no lock nuts tapered base can be either center or side valve check description ie.
Its used by all the japanese manufacturers and harley davidson. A thin inner tube is approximately 15mm to 175mm thick. The weight of a thin 110 90 19 inner tube. The ch3 is a core housing that is included with some tubes featuring tr218 or tr220 valves and extends the valve by81 inches.
And a super heavy duty tube is 35mm to 5mm thick. Inner tubes are normally made of butyl rubber or latex they sit inside your tyre and are inflated with a pump they sometimes puncture but are easily replaced. Carrying spares is. In this video we discuss the various types of tubes valve.
Inner tubes are simple but essential unless youre riding with tubeless tyres youll always need an inner tube. Tube valve stem styles. Online shopping for automotive from a great selection of atv utv motorcycle scooter more at everyday low prices. There are two types.
Presta valve inner tubes are available from a range of makers with valve lengths up to 80mm. 8 mm and 10 mm. B6 the b6 bushing is a plastic ring that is included with some tr13 valve tubes to allow them be used in a rim that normally takes a tr15 valve 0625 inches. Cv sv etc tr 15.
Tr440 tr441 tr442 tr443 tr444 tr445 tube valve stem each is a high pressure metal stem for split ring medium. The larger one which actually fits an 113 mm hole in the wheel is by far the most common size.