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08-31-2015, 12:12 PM,
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Tires for 2012 950 Tour
I'm looking to buy new replacement tires for my '12 950 tour. Only brand that I can find online to fit exactly are Dunlop. I don't have anything against Dunlop and I got 10K on the OEMs but I would like to have choices if possible. I read good things on the Forum about Metzler but they don't seem to have a replacement for the 950 front & back. Anybody have more information? Thanks.
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08-31-2015, 08:39 PM, (This post was last modified: 08-31-2015, 08:40 PM by matty032.)
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RE: Tires for 2012 950 Tour
Get the Michelin Commander II 180/65-16. Or, Metzler 888 180/70-16. Both will work great! Best two brand tires you can get. I am currently running the Commander II.

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10-26-2015, 06:43 PM, (This post was last modified: 10-26-2015, 06:46 PM by cynot.)
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RE: Tires for 2012 950 Tour
(08-31-2015, 08:39 PM)matty032 Wrote: Get the Michelin Commander II 180/65-16. Or, Metzler 888 180/70-16. Both will work great! Best two brand tires you can get. I am currently running the Commander II.

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Can't find the Metzler ME888 180/70-16 size anywhere on-line stores. Anybody know of an on-line supplier?
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10-27-2015, 09:44 AM,
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RE: Tires for 2012 950 Tour
also try Shinko excellent grip in dry and wet.
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11-08-2015, 08:28 PM,
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RE: Tires for 2012 950 Tour
what's wrong with Dunlop? i got about 30K miles on my last set of both front and rear Elite3 tires. the tread never wears down on those tires. and the grip stays good on those for at least a year. but admittedly, i probably should have changed out at least the rear tire after 20K/2years.
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