Best tire life for gen 2

Discussion in 'Wheels/Tires' started by tugla, May 12, 2019.

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  1. May 12, 2019 #1

    tugla

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    Hi gang.
    Looking to find someone who has tried and compared the shinko,me888 and factory battle axe rear tire for the gen 2.....
    Ive been using the battleaxe and is good tire but i far wear out the middle before the edges (cuz roads im on) and looking for which tire people found rides best and gets decent tire life.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Jul 24, 2019 #2

    Imsuchahotdog

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    I have used the Me888 in the rear and gotten 11k miles out of it. This is no burnouts, but some aggressive throttling here and there.

    Previously Metzeler didn't make the front in our size, so was still using the me880, and got 6666 miles in the first one, that ran little low. On the second one got 8k miles.

    Metzeler finally got the Me888 in our front size and have one coming in this week. I had to go in store at cycle gear, because their website still doesn't show it. Hope get longer front tire life and still have good grip.
     
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    Craz Ace

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    depending on how you ride, if you’re going long distance riding I’d consider going Darkside, car tires last 4 times longer than motorcycle tires. Just a thought.
     

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