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I am running an ME 880 200 on the rear and the OE Dunlap on the front. I noticed today that it is bald as I am.... What is the best front? Should I go with the ME880?? I saw there is a lower one one the direct line. Your thoughts are always valuable.
 

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front tire?

I've used Dunnies,metzs,Coneys and now an Avon and they are all ---- from 3-7 thousand miles and they are all shot. I put the Avon venom on last fall and its already toast... with 42 lbs air pressure. So I will try to make this one last the rest of the summer, doubt it.
 

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I'm a BIG fan of the Metz 880, but Avon and Bridgestone make excellent tires as well. Any one of these will beat the stock Dumflop hands down. The Elite 3 series Dunflops supposed to be a much better tire than the OEM model, but I'm not about to buy any to find out.

Just MY opinion,
Houndog
 

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I got 12k on the front Metz. I liked it. Now, Iam running an Avon, which handles real nice thru the twisties. Got only 1k on it-- can't predict yet how many miles i will get out of it. I suggest you go with one of these- which ever you can get the best buy on. Can't go wrong with either.
 

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I run Bridgestones front and rear, now have 14000 on the front still in good condition. I got 12000 out of the Batlax on the rear and replaced it with another.
 

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I got 15.5k miles out of my front Metz. Could stretch it a few more k, but its getting a bit thin. I'm now trying to burn up a used Dunnie before replacing with a new Metz.
 

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with progressive springs I got 22,500 on a Avon Venum R on my 1800R. and it was not down to the wear bars yet. ran 40# all the time.

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astro said:
I noticed today that it is bald as I am.... What is the best front?
The one which is still holding air and has some tread on it.

As Crew would say, "Opinions vary........."
 

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I'm running a Bridgestone up front and a Toyo CT on the rear paid $292.00 total for set that was 3k ago both still look brand new i usually ride 5k to 6k a year yep should be 3+ years before I do anything oh yea the $292.00 includes the mounting also! Got the tire cost under control!
 
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