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#1000325 - 11/06/17 02:14 PM Re: New Michelin in 2018 !! ?? [Re: Paul De]  
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Originally Posted by Paul De

Usable life is a relative thing with each person deciding when the tire is done based on their preferences plays a roll in the wide variation reported mileage. The typical load you carry (people, gear and accessories) is also a factor in tire life. Maybe if I get down to the weight I was in college and leave my rain gear and extra helmet off the bike I will get 10% more in millagegrin


I actually get my best tire mileage loaded 2 up. With my wife behind me I have to be much more judicious in my use of throttle and brake. smile


Chris Kinney
Atlanta, GA
'13 R1200GSW
'79 GS1000S
#1000332 - 11/06/17 04:06 PM Re: New Michelin in 2018 !! ?? [Re: Chris K]  
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Originally Posted by Chris K
Originally Posted by Paul De

Usable life is a relative thing with each person deciding when the tire is done based on their preferences plays a roll in the wide variation reported mileage. The typical load you carry (people, gear and accessories) is also a factor in tire life. Maybe if I get down to the weight I was in college and leave my rain gear and extra helmet off the bike I will get 10% more in millagegrin


I actually get my best tire mileage loaded 2 up. With my wife behind me I have to be much more judicious in my use of throttle and brake. smile


Is that why the back of your helmet looks like that? wink
rofl dopeslap jaw


If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour... you're gonna see some serious stuff...
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