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Old 10-21-2012, 05:55 PM   #16
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5000 on stock dunlops and 14000 on avons,getting about time to replace it,rear,front is still good 14000 on front still good
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Old 10-21-2012, 07:53 PM   #17
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Michelin Scorchers by a long shot. Got 20K+ on my first set. Replaced them because I was having the wheels chromed. Could have gotten a couple thousand more. On my second set now they are holding up as well.
Never had any handling problems.
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Old 10-21-2012, 08:50 PM   #18
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I got 16k on front Michelin scorcher but only got 10k out of the rear. These are a hard tire and I didn't like their performance in the rain. I switched to metzler 880 and the grip is all around better than the michelins in the wet or the dry. Big difference in the rain. I have 7k on the metzlers and they are still like new. I also saved a good amount of money by switching to the metzlers.
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Old 10-22-2012, 04:45 PM   #19
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Wow! !! Those scorchers must have very hard rubber to last 16k to 20k.
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Old 10-22-2012, 10:40 PM   #20
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I have to say the michelins are a harder tire than the metzlers. Just take your hand and you can feel the difference.
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:09 PM   #21
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Scorchers for me. Hooks better than the Dunlop and lasts only a fraction shorter life. They might not be the best grip available, but my tires have to last for more than a year.
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:32 PM   #22
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I agree the Scorchers I currently have on the bike feel like harder tires then my previous Metzlers, and definitely harder than my previous Avons. That said, if memory serves correct, my Metzlers started with alot more original tread....
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Old 10-24-2012, 04:59 PM   #23
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I got 18k out of the Night Dragon rear. Great winter tire.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:12 AM   #24
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I've got 11k on my Metzler 880's. I am getting another set, of the same, this week!
Same here!
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:25 PM   #25
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I run an Avon Cobra 200 rear and got 22,000 miles out of it before replacing it. Gonna buy another one and stay with it until something better comes along.
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:11 AM   #26
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I have 15000 0n my michellin scorcher vrscdx,highway miles.Its been almost a year and they are at the wear bars.Will need another rear in jan.I feel the front may to 20 easily and beyond.
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Old 12-18-2012, 04:55 PM   #27
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Running 200 cobra, I did not keep track of mileage but its around 12k ridding fairly hard on the rear. The thing I like is the feel is very similar to oem dunlop, great warmup but much better life. half way burned up second set and very happy. I do run these tires a little higher psi, 50 rear 55 front, but I had to do that with the dunlop to keep the front from cupping.
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Old 03-18-2013, 05:16 PM   #28
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the new Metzeler ME888 are supposed to get very hi milage. But i cant find them for an 07 AW

look at this review
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Old 03-18-2013, 05:19 PM   #29
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Re: highest mileage tire

I have an o7 aw and have a Metz 880 in a280 35 18

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Old 03-18-2013, 09:02 PM   #30
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I've heard the Michelin Commander II is supposed to be Michelin's longest mileage tire. Is that not right?
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