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Offline GADGET

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Re: 170/60r17
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2019, 06:18:24 AM »
You could use the rear wheel from the VFR1200F, its a straight fit

Offline Big_John

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Re: 170/60r17
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2019, 01:19:13 AM »
I have decided to try a 160/70-17.....

My CT has turned into my highway touring bike, so a super-long range, highway tire is what I am looking for.

I have Michelin Commander II on the way for the rear.  I have read review after review and these guys have such a strong following.  .......Great in the rain and very long lasting.

I haven't decided on the front yet........  The MCII doesn't make a perfect fit.

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Re: 170/60r17
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2019, 12:02:43 PM »
John

keep in mind that the tire size difference will impact the speedo and odometer. You may want to use your GPS for speed.
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Re: 170/60r17
« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2019, 12:45:05 PM »
*Originally Posted by mzflorida [+]
John, did you install the new springs?  I recall you were waiting for the tire change.  My bike is in the shop now getting springs and shocks installed, brakes, and brake fluid flush.


I have not installed the springs yet.