R3 tire combo

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    Received my tires today and went with Bridgestone Exedra 240 55 16 rear and 140 75 17 out front.
    Looking at the tires I'm wondering if the bike will look like a top fuel funny car.
    Low in the front and high in the rear.
    Is that combo a good look on an aggressive looking bike?

    Thanks,
     
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    short answer...yes!...good choice.
     
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    It not only looks aggressive it changes the rake angle and that makes the bike steer eazzyer.
     
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    Thanks, bud.
     
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    Journeyman28778 "And this one is just right" ~ Goldilocks

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    Like way easier. When I first switched I wasn't sure that I made the right decision. Turning was almost effortless. You'll need to adjust your technique, but it is so worth it. I'd never go back to the stock setup. It'll handle like a much smaller bike. Enjoy!
     
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    WOW!!! Thanks, brother.
     
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    Installing this Saturday!!!
     
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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    The Road 5 Michelin is a better front tire if you like to hoon the twisties.
     
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    Per your suggestion I just had a road five mounted! Can’t wait to see what it’s like in the wet.
     
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    Then that will be what I try next on my front. I think you'd know- thanks!
     
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