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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 12-10-2012, 09:59 AM Thread Starter
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I'm going to be purchasing a new set of tires soon and I was hoping i could get some input as to what brands/make everyone would recommend.

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I like the Michelin Commander II. Great handling and longevity.

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Avon Cobra for sure!! ... Also, search the web before you buy. You can find good deals.
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Avon Cobra for sure!! ... Also, search the web before you buy. You can find good deals.
There was a time when I would agree with you but the last set of Cobras I got were CRAP. The front one developed cracks in every single tread space after 1k miles. And yes, my tires were inflated to the proper pressures. I'm giving them the benefit of the doubt and hoping that was just a fluke but I went with Metzlers this time anyway.


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I forgot to mention, if you have a Heritage or a Road King or something like that you may want to go with good ol Dunlops.


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I like the Michelin Commander II. Great handling and longevity.

This tire is a new design and compound set up..

I had good service out of my stock Lops as long as I let them warm
up and ran the correct pressure (NOT the owners manual psi's)..

My Sportster got a complete suspension upgrade and then the stock
lops no longer cut it..

This is the dang truth I swear :
I got three times the rear brake with these MC II's
That means they got three times the stick,,wet or dry..
I got alot more turn in ALOT more,,,love em

I believe these MC II's just made every other sportster tire obsolete.
No strike that,,how about every other tire for any street bike...
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Black. Preferably with tread.

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