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Hi to all, well ive gone and done it! treated myself to a drz sm and love it, but im used to a bike from 25 years ago and find the tyre wear unbelievable, now would it be possible to use a tyre with more mileage in it or would it be asking for trouble, if there is such an animal which is the best and what are the pros and cons?
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Hi and thanks for your replies, ive been in touch with Avon tyres and was advised these, AM26 Roadriders, now before i go ahead with the advise has anyone got anything to add?
Im only riding from A to B and not pushing things to far!
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Had a Super Blackbird that I used to run Bridgestone BT020's on the rear. They are a dual compound tyre (soft on the sides and harder in the middle) a good all round long distance touring tyre with predictable handling. I ran Metzler MEZ6 steel belted tyre on the front to rectify the (scary) head shake common with that model. Both made an excellent combination.

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