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Old 03-12-2018, 06:25 PM
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Hi all. Itís time to replace my rear tire. Iím looking at the 888ís. My front is stock Dunlop. Is it a problem to change just the rear? Let me know your thoughts
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Old 03-12-2018, 06:38 PM
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Some don't play well together. Couldn't say about the combo you're putting together though.
 
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Old 03-13-2018, 12:11 PM
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I've been riding for over 50 years and have only had problems with mixed tyres on a couple of occasions. You'll soon know! In that case change the other one pdq.
 
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Never been a problem for me.
 
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It depends on the composition of the tire. The Dunlops are a harder rubber compared to the Metzgers.
So theyíll flex differently in the corners. Not good, and really not good on wet roads.
 
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I know a Commander II rear and Dunlop front didn’t like each other.
 
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Old 03-23-2018, 05:36 PM
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I know a Commander II rear and Dunlop front didn’t like each other.
I run Commander IIs. No plans to go Dunlop. But dare I ask?
 
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