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Old 07-03-2012, 08:50 AM   #83511
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Sounds uber boring and also a good way to flat spot a tire.
Wat?
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:01 AM   #83512
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I'm equally confused about that comment.
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:07 AM   #83513
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:14 AM   #83514
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Long highway runs tend to wear the center of the tire, as you are never on lean.
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:28 AM   #83515
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Got bored and made this.

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Old 07-03-2012, 09:30 AM   #83516
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Meh, not really an issue for a handful of highway trips. Plus i doubt he leans much on his daily commute.
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:48 AM   #83517
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Long highway runs tend to wear the center of the tire, as you are never on lean.
Was on highway for like 10 miles yesterday,... eff that.. something about 70-75mph is still scary for me but 65 is fine. Don't ask.. something about wind resistance and it being a square of your speed blah blah blah math w/e. I was planning on back roading it 55-60mph the whole way there. But now it makes sense.

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Meh, not really an issue for a handful of highway trips. Plus i doubt he leans much on his daily commute.
I actually do lean pretty good, I try to get comfortable with it so I go a little quicker than need be around some corners just to get that lean feel, but ya its not a super agressive like 45* lean at all
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:53 AM   #83518
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85-90 on the sportster gets scary. But when its 45* raining and you just want to get home, you suck it up, lock the throttle, and hold on.
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:09 AM   #83519
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90 whilst 45* and raining.... I will never be in that situation....
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90 whilst 45* and raining.... I will never be in that situation....
You say that now until you are caught out and about. Weather people lied.
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