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I have an 01 ultra - What choices do I have when removing the Dunlops (OEM) tires ? I can't drive 55, would a higher speed rating Dunlop (G) or other brand be better? How its Driven - Straight away' and Mountain roads travled in dry or rain Two-up.


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That's a tough one.

Both the Avon VenomX and Metzeler ME880 are very good tires, but it's hard to go away from a tire that seems to be a good compromise and has never really given any problems. They both would be the preferred choice in a colder or wetter climate, but around here it's brutally hot most of the time, so the advantage is minimal.

There are a lot of guys that like the K491 Dunlop, about the same characteristics as the D402 with longer wear, but have not tried them personally.

One reason I tend to stick with the OEM tire, is that if you were to need one in the middle of nowhere it would be much easier to find, and I don't like to mix tire brands.
 

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SOHOES FOR ULTRA

I RIDE A ELECTRA CLASSIC AND USE METZLERS M880'S, GREAT IN WET WEATHER AND AVERAVE 12,000 TO 14,000 MILES PER REAR TIRE, 99% OF MY RIDING IS TWO UP. JUST A SUGGESTION. THEY COME FROM THE FACTORY BALANCED!

BAGGER MAN
 
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