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by jrfranklin
Wed Feb 26, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Auto Tire on the Rear, GL1800
Replies: 101
Views: 20972

Re: Auto Tire on the Rear, GL1800

I have 28,000 miles on my car tire with Dyno Beads. The tire still looks like new, balance is prefect. I could not be happier.
by jrfranklin
Wed May 06, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Auto Tire on the Rear, GL1800
Replies: 101
Views: 20972

Re: Auto Tire on the Rear, GL1800

Fatwing Chris wrote:Seems a bit strange that there have been millions of safe miles(check my link) put on 1800 Wings with CT's yet the poor guy with the Vulcan has had not one,but two blow outs.There's got to be more to that story.
May be a troll?
by jrfranklin
Mon May 04, 2015 7:54 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Auto Tire on the Rear, GL1800
Replies: 101
Views: 20972

Re: Auto Tire on the Rear, GL1800

One of the problems that seem to get the most attention from naysayers,about car tires on motorcycles, seems to be rim fitment. There is an article, on another post, about design differences of bike and car tires and rims. In my previous post to this thread, I stated that careful comparison was made...
by jrfranklin
Fri May 01, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Auto Tire on the Rear, GL1800
Replies: 101
Views: 20972

Re: Auto Tire on the Rear, GL1800

I bought an '07 1800 last august. I also went double dark side with Bridgestone BT45, and Bridgrstone run flat on rear. I wished, at first, that I had not purchased an 1800 because the handling was very unstable. When I read some of the post's here, I thought dark side sounded like a very bad mistak...