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  1. New Member Introductions
    Vtx 1800 Tire 205-65/r16 Hello, I haven’t seen anyone comment on two tires I have my eye on. If something looks off about them let me know. Ideally, I’d like symmetrical tread, if not I’d just go with General Rt43. These two tires below look like they would shed water fine, but idk if...
  2. General MC Message Board
    My Hydroedge is wore out. It served me well and delivered outstanding performance and miles. I'm disappointed to find out that Michelin has discontinued it so I'm looking for something similar. I loved the water performance so I'm looking for something that does well in rain. I use my bike daily...
  3. 1300 Classifieds-For Sale Only
    Brand new Car tire for those darksiders! I was going to mount it but I decided to sell my VTX. This tire was never mounted or used. $50.00. I will not ship.239.471.4027 is my number. will fit the 1300
  4. VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Greetings fellow bikers, After much research I went "darkside" on my bike. I followed the advice of other bikers and went w/ the 205 65R 15 tire. One guy had mentioned the 205/65R-15 Yokohama AVID ENVigor so I researched many different tires and one thing I wanted was for the tire to...
  5. VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Currently have stock 180/70R16 on rear. How wide of a tire can I put on the factory rim? Is there a wider rim available, if so, how wide can I go WITHOUT replacing the swingarm? Also, going "Darkside". Is there a certain tire to put on? The Sumitomo HTRZ-11 looks great. Also, where does one get...
  6. VTX 1300 Riders Board
    :tools: Just add some Jardine forward controls, Roadburners Street Pros 2.5 exhaust and a Michellin Hydroedge 205/70r15. Love to be stretched, Love to be Loud, Love to be in the DARKSIDE... :doorag:
  7. VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I can't find this tire online? The only thing I find, is info and reviews on this Goodyear tire. Any body with links for where to buy this tire? I really like this tread pattern on the tripletred. Thanks in advance...:thumbup:
  8. VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I am going darkside on my 1800f and would like to know the highway drive ability. Who has done a 1300 final drive with the low pro and was it a worthwhile swap? As it is I am like most already hunting for sixth gear with the mc. My second question, should I just go ahead and replace the...
  9. VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Tried to put on a car tire today and had some problems. I have a Bridgestone B450 205/65R15 and tried to mount it on my stock 2009 1300 T rim. Is there a trick to get the bead to seat? Got the tire on the rim put the air to it and both sides had about 6'' of beat not seating up into place. We...
  10. VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I finally did it, I went with a TOYO Proxes R1R 205 55R16 91V from www.TiresDirect.net for $135 (156 shipped). I'm running an Avon Cobra AV71 150/80HR17 Front (30-5761) The pro's in my mind outweigh the cons: I was able to use the stock rim! I did a lot of reading and they actually were...
  11. General MC Message Board
    I have decided to go with the Michelin Hydroedge 205-70-15 for my 06 1300C as soon as I can afford to(work is bad slow right now). My question is do I need to adjust my shocks all the way up or can I set them on any setting I wish? My wife and I ride a lot of two up and I leave them most of...
  12. General MC Message Board
    The wife and I are on our way to the Black Hills and had a blow out on my X, we are stranded in Blue Earth MN and in need of a rear tire for my VTX 1800-R. I have a shop that will change the tire if I can find one. If anybody has a new or used tire could you call or text me @ 763-732-3794...
  13. Texas
    I have a 05 VTX 1800N that I want to put a C/T on the rear. Any suggestions what size C/T I can put on without doing any mods to my bike? Also anyone know a place in the DFW area that will do this job? Thanks
  14. VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I have a stock 05 VTX 1800N that I want to go to the DarkSide with. My stock rear tire is a 180/70 R16. Does anyone know what car tire size equivalent or will fit that can be used without making any mods to the bike. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks...
  15. VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I plan on going darkside 205/60 16 in the tail. The front calls for 130/70 18 can i go 130/60 18 on the front without a problem?:confused:
  16. VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I have an 05 vrx 1800 n and wanting to replace the m/c 180/70 r16 rear tire with a c/t 205/55 16 without any mods to the fender. Am I able to do this without any rubbing on the car tire?
  17. General MC Message Board
    Not a believer myself, but, I see it asked a lot "where to get a CT mounted?" So. how about those of you who are in the know post where you had it done. State, Location, Shop List compiled to make it easier for others.
  18. General MC Message Board
    Will my stock fender etc.. still work? You folks have me intrigued, no, make that convinced to give it a shot. Is there a how-to primer in a thread somewhere? I've done a couple of searches with no luck.
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