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#3648844 - 04/18/14 10:26 AM New tires for the Softail
762hunter
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What are ya'lls recommendations?

Running Avons right now but thinking of trying Metzlers this time around.

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#3648895 - 04/18/14 11:17 AM Re: New tires for the Softail [Re: 762hunter]
stik
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no metzlers!!! that's what lost traction and threw me in Little River. I found several other instances with metzler tires. I have Michelins on the superglide.
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#3648905 - 04/18/14 11:27 AM Re: New tires for the Softail [Re: stik]
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I tried Metzlers, they weren't bad tires but I never felt confident on them. Great wear, though.

I'm back to Bridgestones; they're a few dollars more, but they are the best bike tires I've ever used (and I've used a lot of them).
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#3649162 - 04/18/14 05:03 PM Re: New tires for the Softail [Re: BMan]
762hunter
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Which Bridgestone tire do you like?

The Exedra?


May try them, I also had thought about trying Michelins, do you have an opinion on them?

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#3649586 - 04/19/14 07:34 AM Re: New tires for the Softail [Re: 762hunter]
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Didn't know they were Exedras, but those are what I am using. G702 on the rear and G703 on the front. They have about 11k on them now, but I should get another 4-5k out of them before June.

I've never owned a Michelin bike tire; sorry.
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#3649978 - 04/19/14 05:15 PM Re: New tires for the Softail [Re: 762hunter]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: 762hunter



I also had thought about trying Michelins, do you have an opinion on them?


I have no complaints against my michelins.
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#3651408 - 04/21/14 01:18 PM Re: New tires for the Softail [Re: stik]
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ok thanks for the help, I'm leaning towards the Michelins or Bridgestones at this point
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