Riding your motorcycle with a
temporary tire repair can be risky.
If the temporary repair fails, you
can crash and be seriously injured
If you must ride with a temporary
tire repair, ride slowly and
carefully and do not exceed 30
mph (50 km/h) until the tire is
permanently repaired or replaced.
Due to the uncertainty of any temporary
repair, you should ride slowly (not over
30 mph, 50 km/h) and carefully
(preferably without a passenger or cargo)
until the tire is replaced or permanently
If You Have a Flat Tire
repaired. Stop frequently and check the air
pressure. If the tire is losing pressure, it
may be unsafe to continue riding. As the
tire gets low, it will affect the handling of
your motorcycle (especially with a
passenger and cargo), and it may overheat
and blow out.
Types of Temporary Repairs
The following types of temporary repairs
generally require a source of air to inflate
the tire. Possible sources include CO
cartridges or cans of compressed air
designed to inflate a tire.
Taking Care of the Unexpected