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Old 10-24-2012, 02:10 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by mb90535im View Post
I have been averaging around 10-12K front, 6-7K from the rear on Tourances and I'm probably 85% asphalt / 15% dirt/gravel.
Have you tried A2's. I have 10,700 miles on Linda's A2's, half of it loaded with pillion, and I'm not even close to needing to replace front or rear. A few years ago when the A2's were introduced, a German (IIRC?) motorcycle magazine ranked the A2's superior to any other tire on wet pavement. I can also vouch for them on dry pavement while schooling the squids in the tight stuff... Which I've also done on TKC's... Oh, the look I got when they finally catch up to me at the next watering hole, when they see Linda proudly wearing knobbies!!! They just scratch their heads and stare...




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