Ran over a screw, and I'm dumb. Double whammy.

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  1. Morgan06

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    The ass end was wobbling, felt like it does when the wind is pushing you on the highway but back and forth slowly. Must have caught it riding through the construction zone. That was on a rear OEM Dunlop 190/50, but not OEM size for my model.

    Never bothered to check what tire size I was running when I bought the bike used from a dealer- only % tread and since then just the PSI once in a while. :o

    190/50 D218 vs 180/55 Qualifier: Will I notice a difference? :naughty:
     
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    If you like turning get either a 190/55 or a 180/55 NOT a 190/50. What bike? I'd go with the 190 if a 6" rear, 180 if a 5.5.
     
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    Used bike came with the 190/50, already put on the 180/55. It's an 05 750
     
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    oh ok :o yeah you should notice a difference

    a 190/55 will also work well and give you a bit more grip and more aggressive geometry
     
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    It's a new tire, so I obviously can't push it til I get it scrubbed in.

    But I already notice the bike more willing to dip with a little counter steer, which may be a placebo effect. Although I can definitely walk the bike with my feet easier at 5'10". Maybe the 190/50 on a thinner wheel made the profile taller than a 180/55? :dunno:
     

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