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Here is the deal my rear tire is just about gone and i have 6400 miles. What i would like is everyone to pitch-in and answer the following questions about their stock tires.

What bike is it (s or n)?

Rider weight + gear?

Height?

Driving style ( aggressive, mild, grandma, ...)?

Suspension (stock or modded)?

Road type most driven (chip seal, cement, asphalt, dirt)?

Time of year most ridden (may-oct)?

When did you change out the tire (cracking, flat spot, cords, blow-out)?

Most Important Mileage in which the tire was changed?

My Info:
Naked
280lbs
6'1"
Mild,semi-aggressive
Stock
Chip seal
January-December
Cracks along the center
6400 miles
 

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1 ) 08 s
2 ) 150
3 ) 5' 8"
4 ) mild/grandma(slab)
5 ) stock
6 ) asphalt/cement 70/30
7 ) year round
8 ) some cracking in the middle accompanied with mild cupping
9 ) it'll be next weekend @ 11.5K stock front dunlop.

I am trying to figure out which front I want to run and doing a rear tire today so the front is left til next weekend. I am on the interstate 90% now and ride in the rain as well. my rear stock got replaced @ 4,700 due to the dealer not being allowed to plug or patch the tire. IIRC I measured 5/32" tread left on it.
 

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Hi, I have put a little over 10k on my stock rear tire...mostly freeway, but alot of canyons as well. It was bad when I replaced it, not down to the cords but it would kick out sometimes with a hard down shift. I've ridden it on every type of road surface you can imagine. I'm about 5'11'' and weigh about 160. I still have the stock front tire with 16.5k on it and I think I need a new one. It's not bald but it's worn in a weird way... not in the middle and not in the edge, if that makes cents. There are also little cracks all over it. I was an idiot and didnt check the front pressure for a while and it was low so that might of helped with the uneven wear. The back tire I have on now has about 6.5k on it and it looks ok, some cracks in the middle like yours but still enough tread for me.
 

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Cant say you didn't get your value out of it Matt216.
 

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I ended up getting around to changing the stock dunlop front today @ 12,501.
Put a avon vp2 sport on it , hopefully it does well.
 

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What bike is it (s or n)?, N
Rider weight + gear?, 170
Height?, 5' 11"
Driving style ( aggressive, mild, grandma, ...)?, moderate agressive mostly city, little freeway
Suspension (stock or modded)? Stock
Road type most driven (chip seal, cement, asphalt, dirt)? cement/asphalt
Time of year most ridden (may-oct)? year round;D
When did you change out the tire (cracking, flat spot, cords, blow-out)? flat spot
Most Important Mileage in which the tire was changed? ~7500, some tread left
 

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What bike is it -S

Rider weight-160

Height-5' 6"

Driving style-75% grandma/ 25% mildly aggressive

Suspension-stock

Road type most driven-asphalt

Time of year most ridden-April~Oct

When did you change out the tire-rear: flat & thin | front: still good

Mileage in which the tire was changed-6600/f&r
 

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My '07 SVS
200lbs
5'11"
Mostly traffic jam pace (1st-3rd gear)
Stock
Potholes, expansion joints, construction plates, drainage grates
January-December
Still running stock
1700 miles

My '02 SVS
200lbs
5'11"
Mostly traffic jam pace (1st-3rd gear)
Stock
Potholes, expansion joints, construction plates, drainage grates
January-December
Changed to PPCT2 because I wanted better tires
6000 miles
 

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Here's my rear which is being changed today
--- Noob -- Its bad to see that different color material in the ceneter isnt it----

05 N
160 lbs
50/50 agressive /mild
bone stock
asphalt
apr-oct
going to Pilot Road 2's
and the stock D220 has.... 12800 (km)
and a full 1" of "Safety Strips"
 

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07 S
~180 lbs w/ Gear
6'3"
Fairly aggressive twisty riding
Stock Suspension
I live on a 2 mile dirt road, so anytime I go somewhere, that means 4 miles of dirt road round trip.
Usually ride March through October
Cracking
2600 Miles :(

Yes you heard right, only 2600 miles and the stock 220 rear was dead. I blame most of that on the dirt road that I live on. It's usually loose gravel during the summer, and that constantly grinds the tire when riding over it (I estimate that 150-200 miles of the 2600 was on my gravel road). The rest of the blame can be given to the awesome roads here in Western NC! My front tire only had 1mm or so tread left on the sides of it, so it was in need of changing too.
 

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2007 S
260lbs
Short
Aggressive/mild mix
Stock for 2,000 miles
Cement/asphalt
Feb-Nov
Center worn, cords starting to show.
6,000 miles
 

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What bike is it- 2005 SV650S
Rider weight- Previously 235lbs + gear (Now 210lb:hello2:)
Height- 6'4"
Driving style- Moderate, with moments of pure "twistified intensity"
Suspension- Stock for Stk tires, and Roadsmarts (now=springs/zx14 shock) Road type most driven -Various Alberta, Montana, Idaho highways and streets
Time of year most ridden - April to December (any weather)

When did you change out the tire

Stock Dunlops- 11,500 kms due to even but complete wear (previous owner)

Dunlop Roadsmarts- 12,500 kms due to buying Pilot Power 2ct's
(these had life remaining, probably another 3-4000 kms, but would have interfered with my riding season so I changed 'em)
 

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What bike is it (s or n)? N

Rider weight + gear? 235+20(+)

Height? 6'

Driving style ( aggressive, mild, grandma, ...)? Mild

Suspension (stock or modded)? Stock for most of the stock tires life. Zx14 for the last thousand or so miles.

Road type most driven (chip seal, cement, asphalt, dirt)? Mostly asphalt.

Time of year most ridden (may-oct)? Year round.

When did you change out the tire (cracking, flat spot, cords, blow-out)? The cords JUST began to show @ 15k miles.

Most Important Mileage in which the tire was changed? 15k miles.
 

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What bike is it (s or n)? Naked

Rider weight + gear? 225 minimum

Height? 6'2"

Driving style ( aggressive, mild, grandma, ...)? Mild

Suspension (stock or modded)? stock front, modded rear

Road type most driven (chip seal, cement, asphalt, dirt)? AC

Time of year most ridden (may-oct)? Year round

When did you change out the tire (cracking, flat spot, cords, blow-out)? Just now, got a hunk of metal in it...

Most Important Mileage in which the tire was changed? 11,906
 

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I would just like to say i have no idea how you guys put so many miles on a tire??? plus the dunlop qualifier is a peice of crap. I beat that tire down in one riding season. Im just amazed that i'm gettin such poor milage out of tires. I don't just ride straight up an down either I lean that baby over. But my bikes an 05 goin on 5th riding season an already thinkin about the 5th tire. I've had 2 dunlops, michelin using conti attack now. prolly got 2k to go on it but my bike only has 9500miles on it.......lol i just assume i'm gona have to get a new back tire just about every year.

(i did move a yr or so ago an im alot closer to everything so not puttin as many miles on bike so this tire is lastin longer may be able to squeeze it till next year).


What bike is it (s or n)? s

Rider weight + gear? 225

Height? 5' 9"

Driving style ( aggressive, mild, grandma, ...)? mild, agresive

Suspension (stock or modded)? stock

Road type most driven (chip seal, cement, asphalt, dirt)? asphault

Time of year most ridden (may-oct)? april-november

When did you change out the tire (cracking, flat spot, cords, blow-out)? major flat spot

Most Important Mileage in which the tire was changed? 2500 miles



maybe i need better rear shock?..... or it just set up for like a 160lb guy or somethin i have no idea maybe i need to look into it
 

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I would just like to say i have no idea how you guys put so many miles on a tire???
I commute 110 miles round trip, 2-3 times/week... Perfectly straight, smooth freeway. I've done one 1400 mile road trip and my weekend excursions are relatively short. I'm not a real aggressive rider (compared to the others in my group, I'm quite the newb...), I ride in the back of the pack and follow their lead. Maybe after some track days I'll start going through the tires... :eek: Until then, I'll pocket all that cash i'm saving on tires and put it towards some real riding gear so I CAN get on the track...

...No, I do not belong on a cruiser despite my riding habits... Maybe a new Sprint ST, though:rock:
 
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