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Tire question Hi! I am looking to find out what seems to be the best tire for my 2000 R1100 RT I have about 45000 miles on the I just bought the bike last year with about 43000 miles on it. My mechanic says I can go for awhile yet but the front tire has some cupping on it. So I would prefer to start this season out with new tires. Can give me your thoughts on this?

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I'm running on Bridgestone Battlax BT54 rear and BT57 front, and get about 8-10000 miles per set, bike has done almost 90000, I got it on 40000 miles. Normally not going faster than 120mph.....with all 3 cases attached :-)

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I make about ± 18000km a year with one pare of tires. I always use Bridgestone, becauce in Belgium the weather isn't so good, (rean)And i always chance then in november just before the winter begins.

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