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post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-04-2018, 01:06 PM
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He-He-He...It is spring time and we've had the time change. I like to change to a thicker oil to handle that extra hour a day of riding.

Sorry we're busting your balls, AZrider43 and DON'T STOP asking questions, but this discussion has been had SOOO many times. Try using the search function next time.

I've been using Metzeler 888 on rear and 880 on front. Seems to be doing fine and lasting longer then Dunlops.
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Good call, Seasteve!
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I was getting the "wobble" at 45 mph and thought it was the fork bearings. I replaced my Avon's (which were ok initially) 6 months ago and found after I deflated the front tire the sides of the tire between the chicken strips and the crown had dips. I replaced both myself with Continental Conti Milestones. It is an unbelievable difference. No more wobble, leans into turn easily. They are not radials, they are bias ply tires. They track great, even over the metal grate bridges. No more radials for me.

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I had Avons in the past and loved them so I went with them. No worries on not searching for threads, was in a hurry. Also no need to change to summer air, its always summer here!! Thanks for the replies.
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I've always run Metzler ME 880's and find them good

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Avon Cobra is what you want they used to make Venom R which was even better but not any more!

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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-09-2018, 01:57 PM
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Thumbs up Tires

Originally Posted by AZrider43 View Post
Sorry if there are posts for this but wondering what brand tires everyone likes, I thought Avon was a good choice but they make several options to pick from. Thanks in advance.
Metzeler's , had them on my Valkyrie now on my VTX. Mav ,
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