should i get new tires tomorrow?

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  1. igotyofire

    igotyofire New Member

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    specifically the front?.....i drive about 60 miles a day and only have time to do it on the weekends..the place with the best deal is only open on saturday as far as weekends. i got the front used from a friend and it has about 3500 miles on it....not sure if it will last me another week..the lean angle for normal turn usuage looks pretty worn.....the rear i got new and looks okay

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  2. Snafu

    Snafu more than meets the eye

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    I would get the front asap since you do 60 miles a day.
     
  3. Junkie

    Junkie re-tarded OT Supporter

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    replace the front, wait on the rear.
     
  4. BlkDrgnZ28

    BlkDrgnZ28 OT Supporter

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    i would i droped my bike at a stoplight because of a tire that looked about the same on my way to get new tires
     
  5. apman0000

    apman0000 OT Supporter

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    i'd replace both. i'd rather pay some $ and not take the risk personally
     
  6. Elfling

    Elfling New Member

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    . Unless you have the money to burn and want both done at once.
     
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    popsnbeer New Member

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    i would replace the front definitely. you can do the rear if you want them to match well, but you have a few more miles out of that one.
     
  8. aus-juiced

    aus-juiced New Member

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    I've ridden really hard on 1000s with tyres that were far worse than that front. I don't recommend it at all. Especially in the wet. And especially if you don't like the bike sliding at will.
     
  9. Xtian

    Xtian New Member

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    The rear tire looks fine, front it's obvious you need to replace. I would replace the rear in another 1500mi or so.
     

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