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Old 11-22-2012, 09:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Anybody have a suggestion on a good tire for the ole C50


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I like the Michelin Commander II's myself.
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have a Shinko 777 WWW and I am pleased with the performance so far, I have read that the rears are not good as they wear out real quick on our heavier cruisers.
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Pirelli MT66 one of the best out there...bar none...front and back
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For the money, I've been real happy with the Dunlop 404. 10,000 miles on them and the rear still has some life.
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Just put Metzeler ME 880 www on mine. Way happy!!

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Ive been running the kenda kruzers, gotton about 13,000 out of them.

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Metzler all the way. Pricey but well worth the money. I avg between 15-20k miles per tire.
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Kenda Kruz are great tires at a modest price. They handle well on wet roads and last a long time. I had 12K miles on my back and it still had a few more 000 miles in it but I sold the bike.
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DL 404's I found too slippery on wet roads but were Ok on the dry roads, Kenda Kruz gets my thumbs up for all weather riding and feels real good on the twisties. I went with WW tires and being on a budget I went with Shinko on the front and when my rear goes I'll install a Metz WW
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