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  1. BorgBiker

    Carrozzeria Wheels Have Arrived

    Pics: Yes, the amazing Sean Morley sent over a set of the magic wheels! I'm going to have them installed with Metzler ME880s 120/70-18 front, 180/55-18s in back. From those of you who have already installed Carr's, is there anything I need to know before having them mounted? Words of...
  2. T

    Metzler 170/80/15 question

    I am in need of new tires and I was looking at the metzlers. My question is, by changing from the OEM of 150-90-15 to the 170-80-15 will my speedometer be affected and if so by how much? Also, if there is a change can you adjust the speedometer some how to compensate for the change in reading...
  3. 95spfldmax

    Finished My First Rear Metzler!!

    So I'm just putting on my 2nd rear Metzler as the RAIN F'N falls on this otherwise descent Saturday.......anyways Two things: 1.) I've said before on this forum how I'm glad I took people's advice and ditched my Bridgstones and Dunlops for these Metzlers!! 10 times the tire easily!! I've...
  4. acammer

    Response to Mattness' burnout story - video inside, Metzler Marthon destoryed!

    I saw the burnout story at the dealship I thougth I should share this burnout with you guys. This was the bike the preceeded the Vmax, a 1400 Intruder twin. It was a pretty snotty Vtwin bike, I could leave the line and run through about 50mph to surprise anybody out there, but then horsepower...
  5. A

    Metzler and Shinko Users

    Hey all, I need tires and I've read many of the post about both the Mets and the Shinkos but I'm still on the fence as to what to get. I would like to place the order no later than Monday and wondered if I could pick your brains for a moment about the pros and cons of both tires. In summary...
  6. EAGLEPI

    I would like suggestions on Tires

    Hi Guys, Looks like I will be putting new rubber on my VAMX in the near future. I always like to change both tires so that the same brand is on both front and back. I'm looking at either the Shinko 170-80-15 or Metzeler ME880 170/80-15 I like the wider tire in the back, I will be putting...
  7. Shuriken

    Any chance I can get a Metzler 880 rear by Friday?

    Just curious... would like to do a few hundred miles this weekend. My rear is right on the wear indicators..... Anybody have any ideas how I could get an ME880 rear by Friday (preferably sooner so I could get it on the bike) ?
  8. 82ndCowboy

    Metzler Tire Question?

    I was sitting here at work. I just had a Marathon front tire put on my Max this weekend. I noticed, they have the same tread pattern, but the tread patterns are opposite each other. They are both mounted with the rotation correct. The rear has the tread cuts curved into rotation and the front...
  9. Rusty McNeil

    Metzler Roadtec Z6 radial front

    In an earleir post I had stated that I had never had a front tire on any bike wear out till the tread was gone, since they usually got some cupping and or feathering developing first that made them start acting weird, and thought that was pretty mcuh normal for a front tire (and still do)...
  10. vmax1125

    metzler tires

    ANYONE KNOW THE THE BEST PLACE TO GET A DEAL ON SOME METZLER RADIALS. RON AYERS SEEMS TO HAVE PRETTY GOOD PRICES JUST WONDERING IF THERE ARE ANY BETTER? CHRIS :ummm:
  11. QuarterHorse

    Metzler ME 880 Install

    Well I got the wheel off, tomorrow I go and get it mounted/balanced.
  12. firefly

    Metzler tires PDF brochure

    Tire sizes, dimensions and load rating. The new brochure http://www.us.metzelermoto.com/media/metzeler_2006.pdf ________ Chevy information
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