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Metzeler Lasertec

Post by Solina Dave » Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:51 pm



Has anyone had experience with Metzeler Lasertec tires, and what do you think of them?

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Re: Metzeler Lasertec

Post by WingAdmin » Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:42 pm

Solina Dave wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:51 pm
Has anyone had experience with Metzeler Lasertec tires, and what do you think of them?

Thanks..........Dave
Simply based on the catastrophic failures others have experienced using Metzeler tires, and the utter unwillingness of Metzeler to address or fix the problem, I would shy away from any of their products.

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Re: Metzeler Lasertec

Post by cbx4evr » Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:53 pm

Ditto what WingAdmin said.
"It´s a friggen motorcycle, it´s not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you s**t your pants every now and then. "

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Re: Metzeler Lasertec

Post by Solina Dave » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:32 pm

WingAdmin wrote:
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:42 pm
Simply based on the catastrophic failures others have experienced using Metzeler tires, and the utter unwillingness of Metzeler to address or fix the problem, I would shy away from any of their products.
Could you be a little clearer? :lol: I've been looking at Metzeler, Dunlop 404, Pirelli Sport Demon, and Bridgestone. I read that they were the largest tire manufacturer in the world, just beating Metzeler. So that should put a smile on your face.
I've always been happy with the Bridgestone Spitfire II, although I've never been too consistent as to when I change them. In the past 7 years, twice at about 12,000, 4 times at 8 to 10,000, and once just over 6,000 miles. The 2 at 12,000 miles, it was definitely time. The rest, I just felt like new tires. I always replace the front and rear tires together.
Since I can't get the Spitfires I want anymore, I'm pretty sure I'll go with the Bridgestone Battlax BT-45. Generally good reviews. I tried them once before. They performed well, although didn't care for the mileage at 8,000. But it seems that's reasonably acceptable from what I've been reading lately.
You'd think that after 40 years, and hundreds of thousands of miles, I'd have it down! :roll:

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Re: Metzeler Lasertec

Post by MikeB » Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:29 am

Solina Dave wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:32 pm
WingAdmin wrote:
Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:42 pm
Simply based on the catastrophic failures others have experienced using Metzeler tires, and the utter unwillingness of Metzeler to address or fix the problem, I would shy away from any of their products.
Could you be a little clearer?
You can start reading here viewtopic.php?f=10&t=37981&hilit=metzler
and then do a search for Metzler in the Goldwing Chat Forum
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Re: Metzeler Lasertec

Post by Solina Dave » Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:28 pm

MikeB wrote:
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:29 am
Solina Dave wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:32 pm
Could you be a little clearer?
You can start reading here viewtopic.php?f=10&t=37981&hilit=metzler
and then do a search for Metzler in the Goldwing Chat Forum

I was just joking Mike. ;) Thanks for the links.


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