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Yesterday while traveling at about 64kmph I couldn't avoid a pothole of about 7 inches deep, due to street light blind spot. This has resulted in ruptured side wall of my back tyre. I currently can't analyse anymore damage to the bike since riding it with a flat rear tyre won't help. Visually I see no damages at the front or rear end.
Please list all the saftey inspections needed after hitting a huge pothole at about 64kmph.
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In my experience, but riding Pirelli MT60's, this is no problem whatsoever.
Been taking potholes at higher speeds, my license plate even shows signs of the rear tyre hitting it.
Change the tyre and speed on ;)
 

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spin the wheel and look for a flattened spot
No flat spots on tyres.
Where did you exactly mean to check for flat spots?
In my experience, but riding Pirelli MT60's, this is no problem whatsoever.
Been taking potholes at higher speeds, my license plate even shows signs of the rear tyre hitting it.
Change the tyre and speed on ;)
I believe it was somewhere around 72kmph.
This was a Metzeler Sportec M5.
But the front tyre is fine.
Will look into those tyre options.
 

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In my experience, but riding Pirelli MT60's, this is no problem whatsoever.
Been taking potholes at higher speeds, my license plate even shows signs of the rear tyre hitting it.
Change the tyre and speed on ;)
It was kind of a huge pothole. Somewhere about 8 inches deep
 

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check the wheel rim not the tyre, KTM wheels (and probably most other makes now too due to making them lighter and lighter and lighter..............) are quite soft so can be dented on impacts
 
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