Best ET 7.77 @ 186mph
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: West of Chicago
I use to have 190 on the rear of my 929 because that was stock and I never had a reason to change from that... but once I started doing trackdays I was told to switch to 180's so I did... now granted I was use to the slower turn in of the 190 and was quite comfortable and new the handling in and out of it.... I eventually grew to love the 180. For me change is hard to transistion with so it took me several trackdays to become accustom to the faster turn in of the 180 - now others may so the difference is so minimal one wouldn't notice.. If you're only doing street riding that will more than likely be true for you...
I say if you're use to your 180 rear stick to it.. there is more tire selection available for the 180's as well compared to the 190
some mistakenly assume because a tire is wider you'll have better turning coverage but in truth it's just the opposite.. that angle on the side of your tire is less dramatic on a fatter tire therefore not having as much contact area available to the road when the bike is leaning... (not sure how to explain it - I'm sure someone else can say it better)
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