05-24-2004, 08:37 PM
Just wondered what size rear tire most of you guys run ? I currently have a 180 55 17 Battlax. Bike is a 92 with 5.5 rear wheel. I was looking at some 190 50 17 tires. It looks like it would probably be a tight squeeze if anyhting.
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05-24-2004, 08:58 PM
180 55 17
ya 190 would be realy close http://www.gixxer.com/forums/images/graemlins/ooo.gif
05-25-2004, 02:27 AM
Not only would it be way too close, it would also affect your handling....not recommended, I'd stick with a 180.
05-25-2004, 05:06 AM
I hate you all. I'm running a 150/70 18" on my stock 4.0" rear. http://www.gixxer.com/forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
05-25-2004, 02:25 PM
190 /55/ 17 Metzlers on a 6" rim http://www.gixxer.com/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
05-29-2004, 08:48 PM
My TLR had a 190/50 on the rear and was a bit slow in leaning,I switched to a 180/55 and the turning quickened up a bit plus the 55 gives you more tread life.just looked at my 87-750 it has a 180/55/17 on it also it hasnt been ridden since 93.and i put the 17s on it late 2001. it seems to keep sliding to the rear of the to-do list.just got it back on the bench two days ago.