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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-05-2015, 07:27 PM Thread Starter
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950t rear tire

its time to replace the rear tire on my wifes 12 950t what do you 950 riders recommend size and brand i personaly ride a stryker and have the 240 on mine i would like to go bigger on hers if it will help performance like the 240 does to the stryker.
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many people go up to a 180. don't know if it improves performance all that much, but i think it does create a slightly larger contact patch. i recommend the dunlop elite 3. i just replaced mine after about 3 years/30k miles. the tread never wears down.

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Mettzler 888's. Good mileage and a bit sticky for good grip in the wet. Comes in the stock size or you can go to a 180. The Mettzler 880's are also sticky but do not get as good mileage.
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