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I'm sick of getting low mileage on bike tires and based on the large number of positive reviews on performance and life, I'm getting this one on the front. Rear D417 tire still has some life left.

I'm sure many of you have tried this one. Your thoughts?

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I have them on my XCT and staying with them. 17K on them and they still look good for another 10K.

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I switched form Vic oil....to Rotella T6

that and I have set of Commander II's with over 9k on them. I'd say the wear is decent for the mileage they have.
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I got a new dog.

Oh sure Pain; make me come back and edit my post why don'tcha...

Give it a shot Dill.

Remember you can only run a radial on the front if you are running one on the back. This is a bias isn't it?

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Is that a radial or bias
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I switched form Vic oil....to Rotella T6

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you have read enough here so do you have a good air gauge.
How often do you check the air.
when it gets over 95 degrees you have to check every two weeks.
You check tire pressure when they're cold not hot.
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Is that a radial or bias
The set I have are bias-ply, which causes my one major gripe with the Commander II's...At highway speed, under certain condition, these tires induce a slight wobble.

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Dill, You can get one for the front, but I don't think they make one in the correct size for your rear wheel. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I was unable to find a 180/18.

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Dill, You can get one for the front, but I don't think they make one in the correct size for your rear wheel. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I was unable to find a 180/18.
I bet the Harley 407 tire a lot of people are using would work well with this tire. I have one on my KP and it is lasting a really long time. I will definitely buy another one when this one wears out.

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