Racing stripes and decals can be removed professionally by almost any automotive garage, but it's easily done at home as well. we sell every thing you need to fix your atv, motorcycle, sxs, pwc, and snowmobile as well as every thing to keep you clothed and protected in all seasons. Tag: how to get rid of chicken strips. Posted in r/motorcycles by u/philipito • 56 points and 24 comments I know with one brand the rear is completely scrubbed but there are still nubs on the very outside of the front. No point laying a bike down trying to get those last nubs worn off. What are chicken strips on motorcycle tires? It’s a term for the unused outer portions of the tire. We love watching the birds, and I thought this was cute at first. Easy to see because the colouration is a bit different (the strips look a bit dirty because they are not worn clean). How To Get Rid of “Chicken Strips” It's no secret, riders pay attention to the wear marks on their rear tires. They are called chicken strips because the rider is too “chicken” to lean the bike over very far. Some people, however, prefer a more classic, conservative look to their cars that a racing stripe or fancy decal clashes with. The wider the strips, the bigger of a "chicken" you are. They go in through the chicken door. In the past few weeks, I've seen little sparrows inside our coop. Means the bike has rarely, or never, been leaned far enough over for that part of the tire to contact the road. I just found my coop is infested with Northern Fowl Mites, and have been dealing with how to get rid of them - but that's another story! I say worry about being a better rider and let the tires do what they do. The un-used "strips" at the edge of a motorcycle tire. Then I realized: this must be where the mites came from! Racing stripes can give a car a unique, striking appearance. I find that the amount of "chicken stripe" varies by tire, so it's probably more of a design thing. we ship …