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I run a 3.50-19 Avon Speedmaster on the front of my bike. Handles fine, classic looks, plenty of clearance.
What about 18 inch on the rear??
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The Avon Safety Mileage rear is a nice match to the Speedmaster front, as is the Continental K112. Both come in the 4.00-18 size and are nice tires.
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yes that avon looks like a nice tire and I hadn't thought of them before. I am leaning towards it for the rear.
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