Information and questions on GL1200 Goldwings (1984-1987)
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- Joined: Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:30 am
- Location: Cleve, OH
- Motorcycle: 2014 Goldwing 1800/A
I am about to put new tires on my 86 1200 gl. I don't do much long distance highway riding. I do ride a lot of country roads and city riding. I'm wondering whether or not to go with radial tires. Any ideas on what it might cost for tire installation in NE Ohio? Any help would be appreciated.
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- Joined: Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:21 am
- Location: Plano, TX
- Motorcycle: 2004 GL1800, 2005 Honda Shadow 750, 2008 Yamaha R6 with RG500 engine, CRF450X, CRF230, CRF250X, XR200, CR500
I can only repeat what I have heard before, the rims on all goldwings (prior to the 1800 model) are too narrow for Radial tyres, plus the suspension is not setup for them. All recomendations that I have seen say to stick with normal bias belted tyres..
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