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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-24-2019, 06:41 PM
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rear tire

You can install a Toyo they have the size to ask by the manufacturer to be 225/50 / R15

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Ok I have the general tires and they are installed. Front tires are fine I am running 20 psi in each. I do not like the rear. a little background first, I ride a 2011 electronic 5 speed. I am about 270lbs my wife is average and we have a trailer.
The general is about 1.5 inches taller than the stock tire, gives you a hair more speed per gear for the same RPM. For my personal riding style this is the wrong direction. I do not need more top end speed, I would prefer a little more low end. country roads at 55 mph and I am at about 4500 rpm my bike hates 4000 - 4500 rpm it loves 5000 rpm So I just ordered another new rear tire Hankook 205/50R15 this tire measures 23.1 inch tall. almost 1 inch shorter than stock, this should give a very slight increase in rpm at any given speed. So I will be puttin a brand new General altimax tire up for sale. it has about 10 miles on it. if you are looking to lower your RPM at any given speed by about 50 to 100 rpm this will do it
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post #12 of 16 (permalink) Old 06-08-2019, 02:43 AM
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general Altimax 215-60 R15 rear 185-65 R14 front.
Which models have 15 on back and 14 on front ??

I didn't think any did......but I might not have been paying attention either.
2012 and earlier models
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post #13 of 16 (permalink) Old 07-17-2019, 03:52 PM
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Have a 2015 F3s run HNKOOK ON FRONT AND BACK, USE Ride-On Tire sealant and balancer, Front 175/rr/r15, back 205/55/r15, just hit 40,000, ride on little doggies....Love the Hankooks...
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post #14 of 16 (permalink) Old 07-22-2019, 01:32 PM
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tire size ?

What is the size of the front tires ?

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post #15 of 16 (permalink) Old 07-22-2019, 02:52 PM
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What is the size of the front tires ?
Which front tires ?
The originals or some other replacements ??

The original OEM tires should have the size on the sidewall......and in the owners manual.

Replacements will generally be OK if you stick as close as possible to the originals.

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post #16 of 16 (permalink) Old 07-26-2019, 08:04 PM
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Yokohama S Drive in rear ( fantastic tire! 2years running ( instant difference when I rode it)
Original front ( tire pressure is a huge factor )
15 18 lbs for me
Rear 22 or 24
Do not be afraid to experiment
You should be able to cruise from 50 to 80 mph with no issues
If you can’t
Find a new dealer who knows how to set up the bike
Sway bars etc are arite but the design works perfectly well without them
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