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Tires I need to replace tires on my bike. when getting a back tire is it need to be the same as the front size or is this different size?

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If I am reading correctly, I believe you are asking should they be the same brand of tire front/rear. I generally try to keep my tires as matched sets (same brand and tread pattern). To my understanding, most motorcycle tires are designed to complement each other on handling when matched. This is a pain when one tire still has life left on it, but the other needs replacing. Just think of it as having a "spare" should something happen to one of your new tires and you can't afford to replace it immediately.

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Front and rear tires are different. Check your owners manual for the correct tire sizes.

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