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Old 05-23-2013, 10:21 AM   #11
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Changed my first tire this morning. It only took about 90 minutes. In reality, it wasn't much harder than doing bicycle tires. The tools and techniques are the same.

I got 3300 miles out of the stock rear tire. The replacement is a Dunlop D606. The front still has some life, so I'm going to leave it for now. I'm kinda frugal.

Before and after:

Using the other tire as a work surface made it easy:

A floor jack helped to hold the tire and get it back into place:

2009 Can-Am Spyder RS, 2008 Yamaha WR250R

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