Best Tire Size for Handling

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    Yes sir I do :)
     
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    @1olbull -- What about a tire chart for Touring ?
     
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    Rear tires often have three compounds with the firmest in center and softer moving towards outer edges. This can give more grip when leaned over than a mono compound front tire. The 150-70 profile also matches well with the 240 rear reducing "understeer" from a narrower 140 profile.
     
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    So Speedy you endorse this rear tire on the front also?
     
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    Certainly! Where do you think Steve got the idea?;)
    I have run rear tires backwards on the R3 for 5 years now.
     
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    My first try at a rear on the front was Blaines. Liked it very much. I must admit though after trying Ricks bike with the the Michelin Road 5 on it and Steve is not kidding about the grip. I'll be setting one of my rims up with one to go back with me.
     
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    Well looks like 1olbull ain’t full of bull.:laugh:
     
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    Ya just had to put my butt to work . . .
    Tires_Possible Rocket Touring.jpg
     
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    I first ran the Avon Azaro back in 2013, and I like most all your ideas, Amigo!:inlove
    I remember Patrick @albertaduke and Chris @barbagris running it. Several others as well that I forget who.
     
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    Usually - yes
    Sometimes - no
     
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