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I have a 1998 V-Star Custom 650. Does anyone have suggestions on what front and rear tires to put on my bike, or should I stick with OEM BridgeStone?

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Metzler? I am unfamiliar with that brand. What country are they from? Can I find them locally around Toronto or purchase them online?

Another question: I've noticed that my last tire that I bought new was already 5 years old. What opinions do people have about what the max age a new tire should be?

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I also had Metzler front and rear on my 650. These are wonderful tires, very long life as well. I got mine from dealer with free install and full warranty. I believe it just a bit more expensive getting them from online store and have someone installed them.

I do plan to install Metzler on my 950 again when the time come.
 

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Thanks for the info, I'd never heard of Metzler before, but now that you've brought it to my attention everyone I know says they are a really good brand. Yes they are a bit more expensive, locally $180 vs the stock Bridgestone at $120, but I will be considering them.

Thanks for the help, it is appreciated
 
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