I am lucky if I ever saw 5,000 out of a stock MT..
Way to many varyibles to consider..From the looks of how many miles some here get,I can see you guys like to stroll along and read mailboxes or wave at all the woodland creatures you see?-not that there is anything wrong with that.:shrug:
I don't look at miles I get out of a tire!
I look at how many smiles I get out of a tire. :thumbup:
WRONG, I don't ride slow and feeble, and I don't ride on bald tires. Maybe the roads in your area are paved with glass chips.:shrug: I always get 14,000 to 16,000 out of the front and 10,000 to 12,000 out ove the rear on my Stones, sometimes more. I usually change tires when they get to the wear bars. My riding is a mix of twistys, mountains and highways and unless my wife is on back, which is not very often, it is always spirited riding.
I have never changed them as a set, the rear always wears out first, and I am not going to toss a good front tire just because my rear is worn.:thumbup:
+1 on the squares. Umm, hence the popcorn in my post about square vs round. opcorn:
Bull! Quit beating your chests. /quote]
No bull what so ever, no ones beating their
chests, just cold hard FACTS"
I'm not going to get into a pissing contest about tires, you have your opinion and I have mine,:shrug: lets leave it at that. :?
I would gladly give up these smooth roads for your nice weather.
Have a nice day.
Don't waste your time responding to certain people that make outrageous statements about tires and the way people ride as though they are all knowing about our riding habits. Some people just make no sense whatsoever and are not worth a keystroke in response.
Ride save on your tire of choice. That's what I have been doing for over 40 years and I happen to be a well satisfied user of tires that the self appointed experts bash all the time.
07 Blue Wing
Just a question, if I may....It was stated that a CT has a rating of 2000 pounds. Is that rating based on it being on the flat portion of the tire or does the 2000 pound rating also work when used as a MC tire and is on its edge. I have very little engineering skills so it is difficult for me to understand the dynamics of the stress envolved.