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I know this must’ve been asked a few times but the twist for me is that I’m looking for a more sport touring tire rather than 70/30 or 90/10. This is for a 2018 GS low suspension. Here’s the orig. tires that came with the bike. Lasted 6k miles on mostly touring and canyon rides.




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Try the Dunlop Mission, I'm really liking them after 1000 + miles
 

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Love my Shinkos 705. Great mileage value. El cheapo price tag. BOGO free compared to Michelins.
 

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I know this must’ve been asked a few times but the twist for me is that I’m looking for a more sport touring tire rather than 70/30 or 90/10.
You might be better asking the R1200RT crowd for sport touring tire advice. Never a lack of posts and reviews on tires unless it is a new model.

Biggest decision is whether you think you'll ever hit gravel or hardpack...then a 90/10 may be a better choice than a sport touring tire.
 

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Michelin Anakee 3 would seem to fit your pistol. They have a fairly smooth overall curve to them but with a little bit of cross gap for the infrequent dirt road.
 

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Michelin Anakee 3 would seem to fit your pistol. They have a fairly smooth overall curve to them but with a little bit of cross gap for the infrequent dirt road.
Those were the oem tires that came with the bike. Was quite grippy on the street. Ended up with the Bridgestone battlax T31s. Let's see how long they last. Thanks for the recommendations.


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Those were the oem tires that came with the bike. Was quite grippy on the street. Ended up with the Bridgestone battlax T31s. Let's see how long they last. Thanks for the recommendations.


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When your done sliding around on those Bridgestones put on a set of Roadsmarts. :)
 

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If you can get some Pirelli Angel GT's to fit you won't be disappointed.
 

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Hi all,
I am in the same boat right now - looking for new tires!
The garage I bought the bike from agreed to change the tires for free but I am not sure what they will offer but I have an option to pay the difference in price and go for something I like, I hope it will be reasonable choice and price difference!
So far I am considering:
1. Metzeler RoadTec 01SE
2. Contiroadattack 3
3. Pirelli Angel GT 2
4. Dunlop RoadSmart 3
5. Michelin Road 5

They all seems close to each other in price, my riding is mostly A and B roads and motorway occasionally, so no off road for me.
Any advice or opinion is welcome.
Thanks everyone!
 

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I have Dunlop Roadsmart 3s on my 2014 GS. very nice handling, quiet tire. Has also performed ok on forest service roads.
 

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The garage is offering me Mitas Terforce R tyres, has any body had any experience with these?

 

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I have Dunlop Roadsmart 3s on my GSA (low). Quite satisfied but only 1500 miles on them, no sense of how they'll last. Clearly you demand more of your tires than I do. Had Michelin Road 5s before, good but considerably pricier than the Dunlops. Next set I'm considering Trailmax Missions. I went through several sets of Anakee 3s, never took them off pavement but they were quite grippy although somewhat loud as they wore - earplugs fix that.
 
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This is great, thank you very much! I couldn't find that before! Mucvh appreciated.
 

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No bad reviews, seems like an average tyre.
I am waiting for the garage to come back to me with any other offers they might have, I am trying to get more road/rain orientated. Will see.
 
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