Why don't you first enjoy the Harley experience with standard H.D. tires? You just bought a real piece of AMERICA. Go slow and get use to something magical, man!Well, i bought a Harley and am trading in the Goldwing tomorrow. I got more than 35,000 miles on the Driveguard and am still at about 25% tread. Of course the dealer is making me put a new M/C tire on my spare wheel so it doesn't burst into flame before he can get it off the lot.
But Now I am in the market for a car tire on the Harley. There is very little out there besides the typical doom and gloom. I'm looking to get another drive guard but they don't exist in the 195/60-16 size CT to replace the 180/65-16. I've been out of the game lately and am wanting to know what's the consensus for car tires now (not the driveguard) both Run Flat and non Run Flat. What are you guys running now?
I am really, really trying to be charitable, here. Look, I have Jap bikes, too. But when in Rome, do what Romans do! You're with The Motor Company, now. Proud tradition. Proud history. Solid American riders. Whether you're a cop, or an outlaw, there are certain things you just don't do with a new Harley! Want louder pipes? Cool! Want more power? Yeah, man! Want to put a f-in' CAR tire on your Harley? WTF???
There is a long running bias against Jap bike riders in the traditional Harley crowd. Basically, it follows this narrative: Jap bike riders are just wanna-bes. They just can't be regular bikers. They always are outliers. They always fall for the wierdo shxt. They just are incapable of being stand-up guys. This car tire crap is rooted in Jap bike cheapskate culture. Nerds who can't hang - get it? Don't fall into that hopeless characterization! I don't talk about Jap bike crap with my Harley friends! It just doesn't belong! Don't make the rest of us look like weird geeks!
Your embarking on a proud, loud AMERICAN tradition! Forget your damn Goldwing - start fresh, dude! You are home now - leave all that weird bshxt behind!
DON'T F-UP UR HOG!!!