Oh please, here we go again. That is BS. You won't get into trouble either.
Maybe somebody like Bubba is willing to explain it again. I'm so tired of "Doom & Gloom" if a CT is used!
No it is not here we go again. Not one single major motorcycle manufacturer, tire manufacture or engineer will back up the practice of installing a car tire on a motorcycle, that is a FACT.
Are you really that delusional that you think Kawasaki will testify for you in a court case if you get sued by someone? Because the first words out of Kawasaki's mouth will be you altered the bike by putting an unapproved tire on it and therefore the bike no longer meets Kawasaki's specs.
Anyone who puts on a car tire needs to accept responsibility and if they can't and think that the manufactures are all going to run to their defense are acting just plain irrational.
If something happens the car tire manufacture and the attorney for the other side will have a field day in court with you as the tire manufacture will testify that they do not back the practice of using car tires on motorcycles as the tire was not designed to be used on a motorcycle.
John Mosby from Kumho tires: "Car tires and motorcycle tires are constructed and designed differently due to the different ways in which they are used." Kumho passenger car tires are not made to absorb the reduced contact patch at high camber angles that motorcycle tires frequently experience. Because of this, durability can be affected by operating at such high camber angles, which can lead to tire failure.
There it is from a tire company.
Can you mount a car tire on a motorcycle? Yes, but just because you can does not mean you should.
An owner who disregards the engineers' advice should think carefully about his or her talents in being more clever than the engineers. The owner who installs tires not designed for the task must take full responsibility for the results.
While the practice of fitting a car tire to a motorcycle may work suitably for some-even over many miles-there is no escaping that the rider must accept full liability for a practice that is not endorsed by the industry.
Riders must consider carefully what accountability they may have as they openly encourage other riders to adopt a practice that is ardently discouraged by virtually all experts in the industry, including those who have no financial gains in selling more motorcycle tires.
Now before you go on your rant, please notice that I never once said that it can't be done. You on the other hand seem to have a problem with accepting responsibility for your actions of doing this practice.
Just remember you do not have to be the at fault driver to get sued. Are you fully ready to accept full responsibility for your actions of putting a car tire on your motorcycle?
That is the question you must ask yourself.
If you are not ready to accept full responsibility then you are better off following what the manufactures recommend and not follow what a bunch of people on the internet are telling you about how its OK to use car tires on a motorcycle.
For myself, I will use motorcycle tires as I have no desire to lose my retirement in a lawsuit over a few dollars in savings by using a car tire.