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Old 08-23-2013, 09:24 AM   #606
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Originally Posted by trc.rhubarb View Post
Just checking in to say that I now have over 23k miles on my originals. They are a bit worn but still working great. If they ever wear out, I'll be getting another set.

I am very impressed at the mileage and time you've gotten out of your OGB's. I am doubly impressed if they are truly the original model, before we upgraded the formula to make them more durable (SUPER SHARKSKINS)?

Please advise if this is so, so we can put you into our record books as holding the longest mileage record for the original model. The current mileage holder is 17,569 miles on the originals, which (up till now) we thought was great mileage! We met that rider at the Fingerlakes BMW Rally last year, and we were super impressed with his mileage at that time, especially in terms of how it stacks up against the other consumable rubber product on our bikes: our tires. Compare that with the average of 6-8 K miles most of us have come to expect out of our tires. . . . . . . . . if we're lucky!!!

Thanks for speaking up, and looking forward anxiously to hearing your response!


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