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Old 03-18-2010, 08:15 AM   #1
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im moving to chicago for school at uti and i wont to get new tires before i go while i can still afford them. i wont ones that will last a long time but also will get good tracktion. and they need to be kinda cheep (going to school) does anyone no of any good tires.
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Old 03-18-2010, 08:18 AM   #2
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Cheap? Good traction? Last a long time?

You just described the Tomahawk T3. CycleTires.com, Tomahawk Super Tires, Aircraft Tire Technology for your bike ...Utilizing the latest model carcasses from major manufacturers... Tomahawk takes motorcycle tires to another level of performance and good looks!

I've been using the Black ones for years. Have NO experience with the coloured tires - you're on your own if you walk down that pathway.
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:06 AM   #3
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Kenda, Shinko, CST all make budget, long lasting tires. Don't expect the best performance, though.

I have Kendas on my vintage bikes, but they are not ridden much, or pushed very hard.

I have Shinkos on my Triumph Speed Triple. So far, they've been excellent!

Tomahawks are retreads, but some people swear by them.
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Old 03-18-2010, 12:55 PM   #4
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If I recall correctly from your other post, you're only looking for rear tires, right?

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Old 03-18-2010, 06:48 PM   #5
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If I recall correctly from your other post, you're only looking for rear tires, right?

It took me a couple second, funny, very funny actually.
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Old 03-18-2010, 06:59 PM   #6
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im moving to chicago for school at uti and i wont to get new tires before i go while i can still afford them. i wont ones that will last a long time but also will get good tracktion. and they need to be kinda cheep (going to school) does anyone no of any good tires.
Yes they are called race takeoff's. They will not have alot of tread on the sides and they won't last as long as they should but they are cheap. Thats your delima. Tires are a compromise you cant get good grip, long lasting, and cheap so pick the ones that serve your purposes the best. That sounds like something harder for longlasting mileage. And remember to literally check and keep your pressures at 40psi in the rear and 38psi in the front.Good luck.
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Old 03-18-2010, 07:12 PM   #7
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what about the pirelli angle is that a good one.
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:53 PM   #8
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Yes, good but not cheap.
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Old 03-19-2010, 09:14 AM   #9
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this site has to be the best one i have ever come across for information but the paying thing i cant afford to just sign up for little thing. (student)
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Old 03-19-2010, 10:14 AM   #10
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this site has to be the best one i have ever come across for information but the paying thing i cant afford to just sign up for little thing. (student)
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