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Old 03-24-2014, 09:06 PM
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I've got 9300 on my 195/55/16 G-Max and still looks new. Ran 28 psi but now running 32. I'll expect 25K out of it. I also pull a trailer.

Stock tire sucked at 10K.
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Old 09-11-2015, 10:17 AM
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Older thread but just my 2 cents.
Had a 2011 Road King and traded it for a 2013 flhtc . Stock rear tire wore out on both bikes around 9k.
Replaced with Yokohama 195 60 16 on rear and run it over 20k and was still going when I traded it on a 2013 flhtc. I have 20k on this one and still good tread. do not know how far it will go.

I would have had to have bought 4 factory tires over that period. probably more, at 300.00 a crack+tx = $1200.00 dollars verses 80.00 x 2= 160.00 for Yokos..

I give up nothing as they are better in the wet and ride better by far.Never had a flat on them but did on both factory tires.

40k on them and am still around with no crash and burn!! And great handling!

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Old 09-21-2015, 07:39 AM
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About 14K on a Yokohama 195/45/17. Typical miles on a MT is about 4-5K. 06RG with 107 motor 121h/132t.
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Old 02-15-2017, 04:16 PM
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Total miles with a car tire on bike is well over 120K..
I usually get about 30k or 1 riding season out of a tire..
all of these miles have been done on 2 large Metric Tourers,
02 Royal Star Venure and a 04 Kawasaki Voyager XII
I now have an 04 Ultra added to the stable and I am looking to change out that tire
to the darkside as well, but seems like I may have a harder time.
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Old 02-16-2017, 08:00 AM
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Have ridden approx. 60 to 70K on car tires on 3 different HDS Miles added together. never had a flat , they Handle good excellent in the wet! They were still on the bikes when I traded. Going to put one I already had bought on the 2016 fltrxs. Although I have almost 10 k on stock tire . The bike seems to be easier on rear tires than the others so will probably get at least 12k from factory.
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Old 02-17-2017, 05:41 PM
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Have about 50,000 miles on car tires on electra glides. Have used three different kinds, Bridgestone, Michelin and currently using yoko avid envigor rf. . By far the best tire ive ever used. I have 6000 miles on it and it looks like new. Have to see. I always use RF for the safety factor. One thing I have learned is that too much pressure , 31 lbs, wears them out in the middle prematurely. I now run 26 as a lot of guys on the wing forum do and the tire rides better, handles better and certainly wears better. I use this pressure even when 2 up with luggage without issue.
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Old 02-19-2017, 09:04 AM
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I'm not sure how many darkside miles I got on the 2011, but I've got over 100K on my 2013 with a CT on the rear.
I went dark after the original rear wore out in less than 10K.
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