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Kefir
post Oct 25 2015, 02:40 AM
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In my electra fromn96 i have tires from 2000 y. I wont change fo new one. What you prefer for rain and low temp. ?
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post Oct 25 2015, 03:35 AM
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I just use the HD Dunlops. Stock tire from the factory. Works fine. Others here seem to like other brands.
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post Oct 25 2015, 09:13 AM
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Tried Metzlers, Avon.... Always go back to 'Dunnies
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post Oct 25 2015, 10:26 AM
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I too am sold on the stock Dunlops
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post Oct 25 2015, 12:01 PM
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Well, as the man (men) said. Different sttrokes. I HATE Dunlops. NEVER again. Just replaced a rear with about 3000 miles on it. NO burnouts. Replaced front at same time. It was so out of round if you rode 50 miles you would have no feellings in your hands from the viberation. Returned it and bought Michelin.

Have Michlens on other bike. They're the best I've used for wear. Great traction in wet conditions too. And, soft enough to ride aggressively.
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post Oct 25 2015, 02:00 PM
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ON TC electra glide I tested Metzeler its also shit when is cold, wet and windy. I'll try Michelin. Someone tested pirelli?

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post Oct 25 2015, 02:27 PM
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ON TC electra glide I tested Metzeler its also shit when is cold, wet and windy. I'll try Michelin. Someone tested pirelli?

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post Oct 26 2015, 07:05 PM
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take a look at Avon Venom
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post Oct 29 2015, 03:32 AM
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For the past 15 months or so I've been on a new set of SHINKO tires: http://www.americanmototire.com/catalog/pr...roducts_id=5131

Now I was a bit worried about trying out these "budget" tires; but I've never been a slave to brand loyalty and fear marketing. I did some research on the SHINKO brand and learned that they were formerly known as YOKOHAMA tires...which I'd happily run back in the 90's on my old Suzuki. Apparently their technology was bought out and moved to Korea.

In 1998 the Shinko Group purchased the motorcycle tire technology and molds from Yokohama Rubber Co., and began production of these products under the Shinko Tire brand. With manufacturing based in South Korea and design based in Japan, the company has seamlessly combined Japanese engineering and design principles with South Korean production and quality control standards. Today Shinko Tires produces approximately 200,000 motorcycle tires per month.

I did read a bunch of reviews from other cruiser riders like myself who'd given them a fair chance and by and large they had very solid reviews. Anyway, for the price, I consider them a hands down "Best Buy". I've been completely satisfied in wet weather traction in downpouring rain and on hot summer days dealing with "road snakes". I think they run as well as the Michelin Commanders that had previously been my favorite tire...but are nearly half the price. I fully intend to make this same 'mistake' twice. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/bike.gif)

FWIW: I believe I've got 6-7000 miles on this set of tires so far and they seem to be wearing at a comparable rate to the Michelin and Dunlop tires I've tried before.

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Kefir
post Oct 29 2015, 03:18 PM
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Last winter I also ride a sportster every weekend when was -3 or +5 and rain on shinko tires was great , but dont now they produce for havy bikes like electra
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