Concern regarding this simple, but for me 2nd most important component, after brakes, started out when I put my mate in hospital, after aquaplaning into a tree (reduced speed in rain of freeway, hit a pool of water), also writing off a HQ Premier Wagon (the Aussie boys know what that means).
When discussing tyres for the Fury with my pre-inspector, he told me 30psi, which I now discover appears to be wrong. So now I'm thinkn, what else was he potentially wrong about? 🤔
Less important, he was also pretty adamant about Pirelli's, that if I couldn't get them, Michelin, or wait until they can get either of them in for me (perhaps there better for sand?).
Which makes me question, then why did Honda put Dunlop's on (currently fitted), if they got that wrong, & so on...
So like many other newbies to the site, catching up on info many of you have been discussing for years, there's a lot of confusing threads/info to sort through, catch-up on.
As said, there seems to be a general consensus re Metzeler, especially by a fellow Aussie, with "similar
" road conditions. However, WA is very sandy, vs mud/clay over east, plus, lots on building going on, unfortunately loose loads on trucks, spreading all sorts of fine stuff, especially on corners.
Hundreds of threads over the past ~12 years, sizing from 180 to 260 wide, plenty about wank factor, no definitive agreement by 3 or more people in any of them, about "handling
When I read that, prompted the curious Q to Spud about his 180.
So, unless there's a better tyre for sandy covered asphalt (can't see myself riding in rain, unless I get caught out), it appears 200/50R18 Metzeler's are the go?
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