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Counteract Tire Balancing Beads

  • No more external weights
  • Made from micro-glass beads
  • Increases tire life, improves fuel economy
  • Reduced vibration and heat build up
  • Tires are balanced all the time not just at over 30 mph like other balancing products
  • No re-balancing every time you come to a stop
  • No dust to clog valve cores
  • Guaranteed safe for all tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS)
  • Can be used in tube type and tubeless tires
  • Simply throw in a bag when mounting a new tubeless tire or use the DIY kit for "on the bike" and tube type installation.

Kit Includes

  • Balancing beads
  • Applicator bottle with tube
  • Valve core remover
  • Valve caps
  • Valve cores

Application Guide

Motorcycle Amount per tire
Front 80mm - 120mm tire width 1 oz
Front 120mm and up tire width 2 oz
Rear 130mm - 240mm tire width 2 oz
Rear 250mm - 360mm tire width 3 oz
Scooter
Up to 10 inch diameter wheels 1 oz
12 inch and up diameter wheels 2 oz
Dual Purpose / Off Road w/o Rim Locks
Front 80mm - 120mm tire width 1 oz
Rear 130mm - 230mm tire width 2 oz
Dual Purpose / Off Road w/ Rim Locks
Front 80mm - 120mm tire width 2 oz
Rear 130mm - 230mm tire width 3 oz
ATV / UTV
Up to 10 inch tire width 2 oz
10 inch - 12 inch tire width 3 oz

NOTE: Be sure to select the appropriate amount of bags and bag sizes for your application (Motorcycle, Dirtbike, ATV, etc).

Some examples:

  • If your bike has a 80mm front tire and a 90mm rear tire, you should select 2 x 1 oz bags
  • If your bike has a 120mm front tire and a 180mm rear tire, you should select 2 x 2 oz bags
  • If your bike has a 130mm front tire and a 260mm rear tire, you should select 1 x 2 oz bag & 1 x 3 oz bag
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Cheap effective wheel balancing Saves cost/trouble of having someone balance the wheel. reduces risk of out of balance tires if weights are lost. Easy to install in tube. No issues at all. Work great. June 29, 2015
yes, they work I was a skeptic but now I'm believer. these balance beads really do work. The reviews say installation is tricky, however I did not have issues. When installing the tube will get clogged with the beads, but if you take a screwdriver or wrench and tap the tube you will loosen the clog and they will begin flowing normally again. It does take a lot of tapping. you can pay somebody else to change tires or you can do it yourself. February 11, 2015
Nice Cant tellz if its balancing my wheel but da wheel doc said my front wheel is oval so when i ride its likie a bucking bronco no matt a what so your boi be ridin da streez smoof February 2, 2015
Tricky to get in the tire, but seem to work once in... Bought these beads to balance a set of Heidenau K60s on my Suzuki V-Strom. It was my first time changing tires on my own. So the beads seem to work well, tire has stayed balanced from zero to eighty or so mph. So the balancing job seems to work. Getting the beads in the tires is the trick. I'd recommend doing it with the tires off the bike. The instructions recommend some sort of vibration source to help the beads flow into the tire. I'd agree with that. I eventually got them in there, but I was using a manual vibration, tapping the tube. I'm not sure, but I'd used soapy water for my lubricant to mount the tires...that might have kept the beads from moving as readily as they might have without moisture. Over all, at this point I am happy. Of course in a few thousand? Well, we'll see! November 17, 2014
You can't see em, but they're working I used the beads to avoid having to balance my Karoo 3s and possibly rebalancing then as they wore down. After 3000 mi. the balance is still good, the only vibration i get through the bike is due to the luggy tires, and zero "cupping" on the front. The trick to the beads is a clean inner tire and rim so they can roll around unhindered. If you or your tire guys fling that sticky/thick mounting compound into the tire as they/you apply it every single one of the beads will stick to it and make your tire out of balance. That is why I did it my self using a dish soap/water solution, I found something that might work even better, but, sense I haven't tried it yet I can't endorse it. Oh ya, tire sealants and sticky glued in plugs are out of the question, the Stop & go tubeless tire plugs should work fine, as they use no glue. September 30, 2014
It just works I was pleasantly surprised when I removed the old front tire to find the previous owner had also used these beads. With the tire on & bead set, it was pretty easy to get them in through the valve stem - just be patient & follow the instructions. September 18, 2014
They get the job done, just don't spill them. They work as advertised. I added them with a new set of tires. I no longer have any vibration when at or above highway speeds. Just be careful with them, I spilled about an ounce of them when opening one of the baggies. They go everywhere with no resistance, and are super slippery on a garage floor. I managed to collect most of them with some masking tape and a shop-vac. Kind of hoping I won't have any issues with them spilling out on the next tire change in a year or two. September 15, 2014
Easy smooth cleaner look Product works great easy to fill. Make sure tire and valve stem in clean and dry. Try pour in slowly so not to clog. Also I repeatedly squeezed the tire in the center softest spot. This helped move the beads in. No issues with air loss or stem leakage. I recommend this as opposed to the outer weights. Will use agian on next set of tires soon! REVZILLA REDLINE FAST SHIPPING! July 28, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
A s: I have had good luck with these in the past on my Honda Goldwing. Trying them out presently on my Triumph Speed Triple. Expecting good results. Aug 2, 2015
A V: had the balancing kit before and loved it. Better than the weights. Jul 4, 2015
D E: they work well! May 1, 2015
Michael S: So I can change out my tires my self Apr 27, 2015
Anderson F: I chose this tire balancing kit because it's an easy way to balance tires without having to add external weights to the rim. The kit even includes: a valve core remover, 2x spare valve cores, and 2x valve caps. There is a variety of kits to choose from that vary in the number of balancing beads they'll give you which depends on the size of the tires (there is a chart in the "product details"). Apr 26, 2015
Mark O: Already use it. good product. Apr 9, 2015
Tim N: By using this method I don't have to rely on the dealer or a bike shop to mount and balance I can do it myself. The other advantage is even over time it will balance with the wear of the tire. Apr 9, 2015
James b: recommended by friend Mar 26, 2015
ron w: using now, need new tires soon over 20,000 miles and still running smooth! Mar 11, 2015
martin m: brilliant Mar 3, 2015
Jack C: Thought I would give them a try. Might be easier than the alternative. Jan 25, 2015
Eric M: Recommended by members of fzcentral Sep 10, 2014
S P: Seemed like a good solution to balancing issues. Jul 21, 2014
Jeff H: I've used Counteract beads on my old Ulysses, with TKC 80s. They were easy to install and worked great, I had over 3000 miles on the knobbies when I traded the bike in.
It ran true, strait, and had zero tire cupping.
Jun 28, 2014
Robin C: To make DIY tire install as simple as possible. Jun 13, 2014
brian h: used this product in another bike with good results. Apr 20, 2014
Clete K: best beads on the market Apr 3, 2014
Rick P: Recommended on Goldwing forms. Mar 11, 2014
James M: used on another bike Feb 21, 2014
Daniel S: This product rocks! I no longer have weights stuck to my rims which improves the look and ease of cleaning. Also, the ride is much smoother throughout the life of the tire. Feb 18, 2014
brian h: wanted to try didn't see the benefit after using them, i took them back out. Aug 19, 2013
E A: To balance my rear tire Aug 11, 2013
Hao D asked: Has anyone attempted to insert these through a 90 degree valve stem? Mar 19, 2015
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Paul R: Yes. I tried it on a Ducati Multistrada and it didn't work. The little beads stopped up the valve stem and would not flow through into the tire. I had to dismount the tire and lay the beads inside, then remount it. Once inside they worked spectacularly.. Mar 20, 2015
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Stephen T: Yes, I did. I moved the tire so that the stem was at a 4 to 5 o'clock position and used a dremel so it created enough vibration to keep them moving in. It took a while though, ~20 minutes a tire if I remember right.... Mar 19, 2015
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Marshall G: I did not have 90° valve stems Mar 19, 2015
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