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post #1 of 41 (permalink) Old 06-04-2019, 01:53 AM Thread Starter
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Whitewalls VS Non + tire suggestions?

I think it would be wise to install new tires on my 05 C50T (factory whitewalls)... I will admit my first thought was dump em, now I'm not so sure, I suppose the look is growing on me. Complete mixed bag with my buddies opinions.... Whats your opinion? I stole this image from "gsfreeman2" My bike actually has more chrome goodies than this one but looks very similar. I'm actually leaning towards whitewalls now. I could install new tires and static balance myself but leaning towards just hiring it all out. Your opinions are awesome.


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I had white walls on my Vulcan. I hated them. Always dirty, nearly impossible to clean and nothing but a pain in the butt. I finally got so fed up with them, I used shoe polish to black the sides. No thanks, I'd rather be riding.
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Personally, I love the look of the whitewalls. It's definitely a matter of personal tastes.
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I always have WWW Metzers on my bikes. 880's now 888's. They make them look good.
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Gotta stick with the wide whites on these bikes, doesn't look right without them.
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banana yellow walls.....matches the rust...mnnan I like that stuff
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White walls look great but are a pain to keep white.

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IMHO, white walls look great on these bikes.

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my friend...it is your bike and you have the right to hang christmas balls off the handle bars if you want to...i like ww on your bike...i do not want ww on my bike...ride it like you stole it!!!!
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just a little p.s. about tires...i have gone double black with my bike...meaning...i have an auto tire on the rear and a spitfire rear tire on the front...no difference in the handling that i can detect....ride to live/live to ride
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