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Best for milage, Avon I got 11,000 miles on a set
Best for sticking, Dunlop most get between 2,000 and 4,500 miles.

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tires, ah the on going debate, have gone through 2 dunlops, only was able to get about 5k on those, have the battlax now, seems to be wearing better and still hooks up nicely. You'll find that the best tire is the one that is best for your riding style and the one you like best. The only real way to find out is to try different ones till you find the tire that suits your needs. Lots of debate on this subject, do a search and then make an educated decision. good luck.
 

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quote:Originally posted by gunny

Best for milage, Avon
Best for sticking, Dunlop

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i hated the dunlop for its wear, i got 2,500 out of it but never had a grip problem. i know its not important but its an ugly tire too unlike the avon and battleaxe. i've read to many people say they had traction problems with the avon, but excellent mileage. Sooooooo since i want a compromise between the two, i went with the bridgestone battleaxe. next time i'll get the metzeler 210 cause its the fattest thing you can put on a stock rim, and it looks cool,... so really depends on what you're looking for.
 

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Hey baldy, since ya new, I give you the first search for free. I did a search for 'avon' 'bridgestone' and 'dunlop' and these are all topics with more than 20 posts about tires. There are many more topics with 'only' 10+ messages, but these should get you started.

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http://www.rswarrior.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=6852
[url="http://www.rswarrior.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4667>http://www.rswarrior.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4667
 

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I've got 10K plus miles on my Warrior and have been through (4) rear tires. My first two were Dunlops. The last two have been the Metzler 880 series. Changed the front to Metzler also. Running the 210ZR17 on the back. Part of the short tire wear is due to the lovely shell roads here in Florida, but honestly, most of the wear is due to my right wrist!!! Love that 112+ ft-lbs of torque!!! Adding the HC pistons and PR kit next. The tire dealer loves me!!!

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I have the Avon AV46 rear, it's wearing very well so far, about 2500 miles, no traction problems to speak of (I certainly am not a straight line rider). Definitely does not appear to be wearing as quickly as the Bridgestone.
 

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quote:Originally posted by stiletto

I have the Avon AV46 rear, it's wearing very well so far, about 2500 miles, no traction problems to speak of (I certainly am not a straight line rider). Definitely does not appear to be wearing as quickly as the Bridgestone.

I've been very pleased with my Avon AV46. Seemed to me to have every bit as much bite as the old Dunlop, but wore better. It took a screw back in September, so I'll be using it for my garden, I guess. Just bought a new . . . Avon AV46.
 
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