repairing a motorcycle tire

A Torn Valve Stem: A $6 Part Can End a Ride

A Torn Valve Stem: A $6 Part Can End a Ride

There aren’t too many $6 parts that will bring a ride to a stop, but a torn valve stem is one of them. Just after pulling into town in Montpellier, ID, we pulled over for lunch and to fix a flat tire. What I thought would be a quick fix turned out to be a torn valve stem—difficult to fix without a a motorcycle jack, but we got it done.