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I just ordered a g704 for a fellow rider to mount for him . $175 best price I could find delivered. He does not want the Darkside under him. I also got a Kumho run flat delivered for same price for another rider for a few pennies more. Point to be made it's now a fact we do not run BMT's for the cheapness of them. With a little digging,, there is a few run flats even higher price than MC rears. The safety,traction, reliability,and wear now shine even more for us car tire idioits !!
 

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Yes, the per tire cost for RFs are just about the same as Moto tires. But many get more mileage out of the CTs making there cost/mile operating cost much less. :thumbup:

I initially thought I switched to a CT for safety. But because I'm a car tire idiot :)joke:) I failed to understand that if I'm safer, I'm less likely to be in a wreck. Crashing costs a bunch of money. I guess I switched to save money after all. :oops:

I just ordered a g704 for a fellow rider to mount for him . $175 best price I could find delivered. He does not want the Darkside under him. I also got a Kumho run flat delivered for same price for another rider for a few pennies more. Point to be made it's now a fact we do not run BMT's for the cheapness of them. With a little digging,, there is a few run flats even higher price than MC rears. The safety,traction, reliability,and wear now shine even more for us car tire idioits !!
 

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Wing Nut,

M/C tire prices are out of control. Actually, tire sales for most vendors are loss leaders.

Shipping a tire runs from $12 to $16 each, depending on weight and destination. There is no such thing as "Free Shipping"....LOL

We do our darnedest to keep things affordable, and still stay alive.

At some point, Meesh and I are going to have to change our plan from a "Hobby" to a business...LOL

Thanks

Bulldog
 

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Wing Nut,

M/C tire prices are out of control. Actually, tire sales for most vendors are loss leaders.

Shipping a tire runs from $12 to $16 each, depending on weight and destination. There is no such thing as "Free Shipping"....LOL

We do our darnedest to keep things affordable, and still stay alive.

At some point, Meesh and I are going to have to change our plan from a "Hobby" to a business...LOL

Thanks



If you really think about it, you're right. I just had a rear Stone put on a few months ago and already have 5K miles and like most tires in the past will be doing good getting 10K out of it a year later ($175+ $50 mounting). I have gotten over 11K on 2 rear Dunlop's on a '06 Kawasaki 900 and waiting to see what mileage I get out of my first Stone on an 1800.
Seriously thinking about a CT and heard good about the Goodyear Triple Thread.
 

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Wing Nut,

M/C tire prices are out of control. Actually, tire sales for most vendors are loss leaders.

Shipping a tire runs from $12 to $16 each, depending on weight and destination. There is no such thing as "Free Shipping"....LOL

We do our darnedest to keep things affordable, and still stay alive.

At some point, Meesh and I are going to have to change our plan from a "Hobby" to a business...LOL

Thanks
Let me know when you're ready Dave, I'll be glad to help!:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:


If you really think about it, you're right. I just had a rear Stone put on a few months ago and already have 5K miles and like most tires in the past will be doing good getting 10K out of it a year later ($175+ $50 mounting). I have gotten over 11K on 2 rear Dunlop's on a '06 Kawasaki 900 and waiting to see what mileage I get out of my first Stone on an 1800.
Seriously thinking about a CT and heard good about the Goodyear Triple Thread.
 

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I got 35% more mileage out of my first RF tire than I did on the mc tires on the bike when I bought it. After that I quit checking the mileage because even if I got 35% less mileage and had to pay 35% more for it, I would still run the RF for the way it handles and the safety factor. I took the valve core out for two days riding in parking lots and back and forth to work on a well used car tire. The most difference in the handling that I could tell was pushing the bike backwards out of the garage in the morning to go to work. Other than that, it felt a bit different, but not weird or unsafe.
 

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I got 35% more mileage out of my first RF tire than I did on the mc tires on the bike when I bought it. After that I quit checking the mileage because even if I got 35% less mileage and had to pay 35% more for it, I would still run the RF for the way it handles and the safety factor. I took the valve core out for two days riding in parking lots and back and forth to work on a well used car tire. The most difference in the handling that I could tell was pushing the bike backwards out of the garage in the morning to go to work. Other than that, it felt a bit different, but not weird or unsafe.
Now here is the right attitude of a true Darksider!:thumbup:
 

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Wing Nut,

M/C tire prices are out of control. Actually, tire sales for most vendors are loss leaders.

Shipping a tire runs from $12 to $16 each, depending on weight and destination. There is no such thing as "Free Shipping"....LOL

We do our darnedest to keep things affordable, and still stay alive.

At some point, Meesh and I are going to have to change our plan from a "Hobby" to a business...LOL

Thanks

Bulldog
Well I'm glad your still here to help us out. also glad that you had them metal tire valve in stock and beads reminds me I have to get some beads for my tires soon. thanks again Did you get the front conti tires in yet I might just try them next.
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Well,

If your buying tires, do it now as prices have been climbing 8% a month on them. Buddy of mine works at a tire shop and mentioned it when I said about the difference in price ahen I bought my first one 2 years ago.
 
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