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Old 01-09-2013, 11:42 AM   #46
genka
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Location: Baltimore, MD
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Originally Posted by Multiplicity View Post
I looked up a few in my area. Most are $110.00 to $140.00 per set. That's just crazy
I'm sure that these prices include removal and installation of wheels, which may be considerable work on some bikes- I used to own one which required disassembly of the exhaust. GS wheels are super easy to take off thanks to the single sided swingarm and the center stand. I also prefer to install the wheels myself because the excessive torque can do damage.
Shops around here charge $30-43 per wheel to mount and balance. Not bad for a 15 minute job, including the paperwork.
Our local BMW dealer refuses to install tires they don't sell, all others are happy to take the money.
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