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Old April 9th, 2014   #11
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Recently bought an 05 ST it's lovely. Rear tire I noticed has worn so the center has a flat spot. Never noticed this happening on other bikes but does this sound normal and is it time to replace? I think they are Dunlops.

I have Metzler 880's on my PC800 and have not noticed a wear pattern like that with them. Owner wasn't sure how many miles were on this set.
If you go to a car tire like Poppi has, this cant happen!

Plus you get like twice the tire life.
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Old April 9th, 2014   #12
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If you go to a car tire like Poppi has, this cant happen!

Plus you get like twice the tire life.
And the handling will be crap. Decide if you want to ride for miles or enjoyment to help you make that decision.
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And the handling will be crap. Decide if you want to ride for miles or enjoyment to help you make that decision.
So will riding a flat center mc tire!
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