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Dunlop Elite 4 on my 1300C, over 20,000 miles twice!!
1300 vs 1800 apples and oranges when it comes to torque.
70-77 ft.lbs. on the 1300
98.9 ft.lbs. on the 1800,mine on the dyno was 103.6. I’m no softie accelerating, I used every ounce of power available to me. That in turn creates tire wear.
On mc tires,12000 miles out of a front tire,8000 out of a rear tire.
 

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I’m no softie accelerating, I used every ounce of power available to me. That in turn creates tire wear.
Wow. Every bit of power available. Nothing but wide-open drag strip launches every time you start and stop the bike has got to be expensive! Seems like all the tickets would be a bigger issue than just paying for tires. :D
 

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If you’re riding on your sidewalls,you must be be laying on the ground.
It's not that your on your sidewalls, but that the forces transfer there. When you go around a curve you don't turn the front wheel, you lean into the curve. When you go around a curve, your bike is not vertical (straight up)..
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It's not that your on your sidewalls, but that the forces transfer there. When you go around a curve you don't turn the front wheel, you lean into the curve. When you go around a curve, your bike is not vertical (straight up)..
I’m probably gonna stay Dark...but will admit in the vid the cut away of the bead was interesting....not too worried I ride like I’m 72.....;)
 

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This did not start out as threatening info, just info. I have learned somethings from this and I hope everyone rides safely, including me LOL..
 

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Wow. Every bit of power available. Nothing but wide-open drag strip launches every time you start and stop the bike has got to be expensive! Seems like all the tickets would be a bigger issue than just paying for tires. :D
Obviously it was a slight exaggeration,I guess I should’ve said bazinga?
Anyways in 13 years on that thing,I’ve been pulled over 6 times all around the country,I’ve managed to talk myself out of every ticket,and I got nailed doing 112mph once,it’s never cost me a dime being pulled over,LEO’s must like my personality,cause most people don’t,no bazinga implied.
FWIW ,I’ve got a crapload of receipts for tires,way more expensive than being pulled over.
Peace brother✌?
 
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