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post #7 of (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 09:05 PM
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Originally Posted by CW-4 View Post
Guess I'd lucky, I've got over 15k on my Pirelli MT66 (150/90) and it still have several thousand left in her. One of the biggest keys for long rear tire life is don't use down-shifting for braking, that takes thousands of the life of a tire.
Yes, but your removing some of the fun.

The 750 really does not have the power or weight to go through a rear tire fast. Even if you ride like I do. getting around 15,000 miles out of the rear is not unusual.

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