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With around 2200 miles on the clock I don't think my tyres will last to 3000.
I have got a pair of Avon 3D Ultra Sport ready to go on. They only cost £165 for the pair delivered from FWR Ltd. I have used these before (GSR750) and found them very good.
Avon is American owned but the tyres are made in the UK, I support the UK whenever possible!0:)0:)0:)
 
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Is that 3000 on the rear?
Are you doing trackdays or something?
I'm going to wait to see how much winter riding I do before I decide on tyres.
 

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ackack wrote.
Is that 3000 on the rear?
Well mostly, the front wheel has spent sometime in the air but not that much.:)
Never been on a track in my life and no burn outs but I do tend to cane the back a bit.
 

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So, 2880 miles and rear is down to the wear bars and beyond, the front was in very good condition.
The Avons mentioned in the first post went on today.
If I could have found a D214 rear I would have kept the front. Even the Dunlop UK site does not list a 190/50 only a 180/50.
Ebay search only comes up with used tyres.
 

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hay,
i changed both tires today 3400 km . rear was finished front was ok. put same dimension metzeler sportec m7 rr. let me tell u the tire is phenomenal after short brake in i drove some twisties and left and right peg scratch with no wierd feeling. bike holds the line thrue the corner no questions asked. no more corrections needed anymore. front feels planted no more wigle wigle over bumps. so first impresion very very good. lets hope it stays so after some km.
 

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Are you sticking with the 50 series or going a 55?
Prefer the 55 myself as I find it tips in better.
I'm sticking with 50 bcs homologation is only 50 for Suzuki and police is checking also right dimension of tires on a bike which in 55 case would mean immediately taking away my license plate. Long gone the times of freedom:crying: uffff
 

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I'm sticking with 50 bcs homologation is only 50 for Suzuki and police is checking also right dimension of tires on a bike which in 55 case would mean immediately taking away my license plate. Long gone the times of freedom:crying: uffff
Holy sh!t that is well harsh. Are you allowed to do other mods?
 

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In the event of an accident the insurance assessor will be looking at your tyre sizes as well as their condition.
That said I have gone down the 55 route on occasion, you get much faster tip in if that's what you want also the speedo will be a bit more accurate.
 
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I'm a fan of Oponeo.co.uk always found them to have the best prices, quick delivery and the tyres I've bought have always been less than 6 months old.
 

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try a site called tyreleader,good on price and delivery bought from them a few times,excellent company to deal with
I'm a fan of Oponeo.co.uk always found them to have the best prices, quick delivery and the tyres I've bought have always been less than 6 months old.
I have used both these sites with prices differing a few pence either way tyreleader do give you a choice of Date of Manufacture which is a nice touch.
 

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Looks like I will be needing a new rear sooner rather than later so interested if anyone has tried any different brands yet?
metzeler M7 RR done now 1500km till now can recomend them. i drove them last Saturday during heavy rain all the 180 km no discomfort at all. in dry no need to mentioned you scratch the foot pegs with ease.
 

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I'm sticking with 50 bcs homologation is only 50 for Suzuki and police is checking also right dimension of tires on a bike which in 55 case would mean immediately taking away my license plate. Long gone the times of freedom:crying: uffff
What communist police state do you live in?
 

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metzeler M7 RR done now 1500km till now can recomend them. i drove them last Saturday during heavy rain all the 180 km no discomfort at all. in dry no need to mentioned you scratch the foot pegs with ease.
Just ordered a set of these. Looking at the reviews they perform well
 
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