Central Vacuums Bad for Tires?

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
My friend and I went to our local Honda dealer because his tires were showing premature cracking inside the treads of his 2005 ST1300. The mechanic who came out to inspect the tires asked if the bike was stored in a garage with a central vacuum canister in the garage because that could be the cause of the cracking. I asked him if he was smoking crack to come up with that explanation but he insisted that he had heard that central vacs were causing problems with bike tires. Anyone heard of this?

This sounds downright crazy! --MO

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