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rear tire time

I have been researching a wider rear tire. Some say don't do it. Some say it's a great change. I am willing to try anything once. What would be the best 200 series choice for my 1100 custom? A Metz ME880, a Dunlop e-3 or an Avon? Or should I not do a 200 series at all? Maybe a 190? All opinions will be accepted! I currently have the 170 stock size. Also to note, I will be putting the pcs lowering kit on (hopefully with the pc seat and progressive rate spring). Also still looking for information on a 19" or 21" front conversion. Thanks!

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tire width

I think when it comes to a wider tire the drive shaft is what you need to watch out for.

Some discussion on the bigger tire. They talk about the way the bigger tire fits the rim.

http://www.sloneservices.com/SilverB....htm#Oversized

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