For those runnin Dunlop E4's. Do you have a radial on the back


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For those runnin Dunlop E4's. Do you have a radial on the back

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So I thought I was set to buy a new set of E4's in the recommended sizes. I thought I wanted radials. But I can not find a rear in 160/80-16.

So what are you guys running. A different size or bias? Thanks


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Re: For those runnin Dunlop E4's. Do you have a radial on the back

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Mine are bias ply. Which is what Honda recommends for the 1500. I love them and have no negatives to report. The first tire I have ran that didn't cup at the edges.
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Re: For those runnin Dunlop E4's. Do you have a radial on the back

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DO NOT mix radial and bias ply on a street bike!

For years, the KZPs (600 lbs) came with bias, then we switched to radial when it came time to change tires. I never really noticed a lot of difference in handling or ride comfort between the two. Radials lasted a little longer, but that may just have been the difference between lowest-bidder factory tires and tires that they actually wanted you to buy more of.
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