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mk9mellinger
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Location: lake elsinore California
Motorcycle: 2004 Honda Goldwing gl1800

tires

Postby mk9mellinger » Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:41 am



looking at getting some new stones on my 2004 1800 gw , any pros and cons on which ones to get battlax-30/bt-45v/bt023/bt-023gt/bt-020/bt-020 oem
battle wing bw-501
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looking into long life and hwy rides along with corners



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Fatwing Chris
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Joined: Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:10 pm
Location: Ont.,Canada
Motorcycle: 2004 ABS Model Goldwing

Re: tires

Postby Fatwing Chris » Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:38 pm

Probably not what you're looking for,but I run a BT45 on the front and a CT on the rear of my 04.Love this set-up so far.Had the CT on all summer and the BT45 went on near the first of July.
If I'da known it would last this long,I'da taken better care of it.
Chris
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Red Ron
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Joined: Thu May 20, 2010 1:13 pm
Location: Prestonsburg, KY; Edgewater FL
Motorcycle: '08, '13 GL1800
Rear-Yoko Avid Envigor 195x55x16
Front-Battleaxe BT-45

Re: tires

Postby Red Ron » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:01 am

I like the bt-45 also. Usually get about 25K from it. Another tire that is used a lot is the Bridgestone 701. It is intended for trikes mostly. Other than that a lot use the Stone 709 which is used as oem for wings. I had dunlops on my '08 and didn't care all that much for them. There are many other brands such as Avon, Metzler, Michelian and others but I have never used them.


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