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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 04-13-2015, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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Ok all you riders tell me your favorite tires and how much mileage you get on them. Thinking about getting a set of Metzlers any thoughts.


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Ok all you riders tell me your favorite tires and how much mileage you get on them. Thinking about getting a set of Metzlers any thoughts.


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no but not only no but HELL no, I've had to many sets that cup bad.
metzler used to be great when they were german made now I think their in brazil
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Mmmm that is interesting what would you suggest.


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Michelin Commander II Cruiser Front Tire 130/90B16 73H TL/TT
Michelin Commander II Cruiser Rear Tire 180/65B16 81H TL/TT

Only tire I would put on a bike is a Michelin I have always had great success with this brand and always received about double the mileage of any other tire in the market place. They are I believe a harder compound not for real aggressive riding but for long life and a very nice ride they are exceptional by all means. Trust the fat little man.
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I'm running Metzler 888's front and back. I have no complaints, they have about 8000 km on them and still look new.

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Thanks Buckey I've heard they were good. A buddy of mine told me about the Metzlers I hadn't heard of them before.


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Everyone in my riding group has been raving about the Commander IIs. One guy has been able to get 20,000+ miles out of them on his Voyager. I am going to put them on when I am due for tires next spring.

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On my second Dunlop American Elite. Excellent tire.

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I seeing a lot of commanders II's and and heard good things of the Elite 3 from goldwing people

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So my experience is on the 900; but running Dunlops, Metzelers, and Michelin Commander II's, the Michelin's were my favorite. Best handling, longevity, etc.

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