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post #1 of 12 Old 04-14-2012, 09:04 PM Thread Starter
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Went and did it

Mounted up a dunlop direzza 205 50 17.. With a wear rating of 300... Should be pretty dang sticky.. Cant wait to put 300 miles on it in the mountains 2morrow
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post #2 of 12 Old 04-14-2012, 09:20 PM
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I guess with a car tire you don't have to break them in first?
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post #3 of 12 Old 04-14-2012, 09:44 PM
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[...] With a wear rating of 300... Should be pretty dang sticky.. [...]
300 wear rating isn't really considered sticky for a car tire; sticky tires (dot approved racing rubber) have a rating of 0 or 60 at most, and that rubber is a lot less sticky than what's on your average sport-touring bike tire.

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Just curious, this time of year in Idaho's mountains, will that be studded, or are you just going to chain up when you hit the passes, ??:mrgreen:
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I'm not sure if he didn't read the other topic about the dark side or if he just didn't think about the abuse he will get for doing this??.I have run the dark side,FOR ME it works but for others it might not.I for one will not go around and talk about it unless I'm asked !!.


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I think superman's post was a joke (either that, or the most succinct suicide note I've ever read).
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just did 200 miles thru the mountains

and I have 3 comments.. I LOVE IT I LOVE IT..I LOVE IT
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But i will admit

I did freeeze my ass off
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post #10 of 12 Old 04-15-2012, 09:17 PM
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and I have 3 comments.. I LOVE IT I LOVE IT..I LOVE IT
I ran a car tire on a Valkyrie and liked it. How about a detailed account of why you love it.
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