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deep purple said:
Is there any concrete information about the Bridgestone tires vs. Avon or Metzler. What can one expect?
Tire preference is pretty much subjective. I subjectively prefer the Bridgestones, especially the G709 Front.

Some might claim one brand is rounder than another. For the wing they are pretty much all black.
 

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For me on any bike Bridgestones handle/feel the best, they also wear out the quickest. On the wing I reallllly like the Dunlop E3 and will wait 'til I can get some (likely Jan. as told by a rep.) I guess the VFR is getting my seat time 'til then. I've got 13k on my E's now and can likely squeez another 1-2k, never got more thatn 9-10k out of any other tire before including Metz, Brigetsone on the other Dunlops.

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You can expect some to like them, some to hate them, some to try different ones, some that wear out half a dozen sets a year, some that will have originals on 7 year old bikes, some that have problems, some that don't, et al.

But, I will guarantee everyone will have an opinion, and they are necessary to ride on.
 

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Only one way to find your favorite tire, ride. Try all or till you find a
strong preference or liking. Mine so far is :wink: Avon because of its grip of
the road.
 
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