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American Motorcycle Tire

I've bought from them for years. Always fresh tires, and usually one of the cheapest online.
Same prices as J&P, but a lot more choices.
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I believe i got my shinko 777hd tire set for 150dlr free shipping to missouri from motorsport size 21 in front 16 rear
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My rear tire has been looking pretty thin. (3/16th center of tread on both front and rear) I went and ordered a set of Dunlops from J&P Cycle (on-line), today. They are having a sale, tires were 34% off, and Dunlop has a $20 rebate per tire. My bill was $288 and Dunlop will be sending me $40 back. Seems like a good deal considering it would cost me, locally, about $380 for the same tires!
I have roughly 6500-7000 miles on my current set.
My tires arrived at my door, just now!
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Break out the spoons!
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I think it matters if you specify a "tire" or "tyre". If you bought a "tyre" but really needed a "tire", you could void your warranty. Be careful out there! (hehehe)
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I ordered my Dunlop American Elites from amazon and had a local shop mount and balance them.
After researching, they seemed like the way to go for me. Not cheap by any means but so far I like them a lot.
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I always check around because the deals are not consistent year to year and brand to brand.
Two years ago JP had the best deal on Metzeler ME888's for the Sportster.
Last year, Leather Up had the best deal on the Shinko 011 Verge radial tires for the ST1100.

FWIW, after installing ME888's on my Sportster, I would have to be DESPERATE to install Dunlops again!
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I bought mine,Dunlop Elites online from Tire Bandits.Good price and fast shipping.
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I got my rebate in the mail, yesterday. A F?@!#ing debit card!. I don't understand what's wrong with a good old Check, or the option to pick what you want .
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I always check around because the deals are not consistent year to year and brand to brand.
Two years ago JP had the best deal on Metzeler ME888's for the Sportster.
Last year, Leather Up had the best deal on the Shinko 011 Verge radial tires for the ST1100.

FWIW, after installing ME888's on my Sportster, I would have to be DESPERATE to install Dunlops again!
I've heard the 880s are better than the newer 888s. 888s wear better, 880s stick better. Thoughts on that? Wonder how the new cruisetecs fair.
I was looking at new tires this year but after all I've spent this year on everything else I'm running them down. They're going fast tho with the added power. So I've started looking again.

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