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Tires so far ive had 2 different rear tires on my TLR. a Dunlop D207 and a Metzler M3. not to fond of the D207 but it did last longer than the awesome M3 which was toast after 1900 miles so Im wondering if any companies make any dual compound tires like hard in the center so it last long and soft on the sides for cornering. the tq output of the TL is alot and i know will end up toasting pretty much any tire

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But im trying to make my money last haha also want to see what you guys think of 180/55 compared to 190/55 -thanks guysSome of the pilot power series are dual compound. Do note that its not a direct tradeoff between grip and tire life. For example an Avon Storms (my favorite) both stick much better and last much longer than a D207. For that matter bits of twine tied around the rim would probably outperform D207's,

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