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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-12-2008, 12:35 AM Thread Starter
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new tires help...

I am down to 3 choices for tires...
Sizes-
--front- 110/90-19
--rear- 150/90-15

Brands-
--Dunlop D404
--Bridgestone Spitfire S11
--Pirelli MT 66

I would go for Metzeler 880, but I cannot afford em.. I was looking at $175 tops for both tires.

which one is the best of the two for handling, and traction.. safety takes over mileage, but I would like the "best of the two".
or other tires that I could get both for under $175...
thanks

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-12-2008, 08:54 AM
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For "best of the two"...go with the Pirellis.

Then after you've put a few thousand miles on them, why don't you report back to the rest of us with your experience on them....

BTW: in case you didn't already know it, Pirelli owns Metzeler.....

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http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...Rear-Tire.aspx Try this link for reviews on the MT66.

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I was told by the dealership here in town- $80 to mount the tires- whether I bring in the bike or just the rims and old tires.. that sucks!

'99 VN750 with 8900 miles and growing (3,111 when I bought it 03-22-08)
Ear shave with Unipods
Drilled mufflers and degoat
TOC springs
N/C Street shield EX windshield
Jumbo Saddleman Highway Studded saddlebags
Willie and Max Saddlebag mounting kit
License plate turn signals
Home made sissy bar
Luggage Rack from Scoop
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