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Well my stock Dunlap Tires did some slight washing out onme this last weekend. They are down to around 1/16th of an inch tread. This got me looking for tires. I just decided on Perellis Night Dragons. For $240 there on there way. Rico rides with these and Pirelli tire are on a couple of the Mercedes Benz that I drive, I know there gonna be decent for these reasons. Now to get them in and mounted. Last ti e I took my bike in for tire changes it got ran over and I got a new bike. So I will take the wheels of and bring them in to Kenetic playground.
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I have read the reviews for the Pirelli night dragons and the are very hightly rated once you get em on let us know how they work for you!
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I had my Indy order Night Dragons and when they came in both had big goose eggs on the side walls. I was disappointed. Ended up putting Dunlops on cause I needed tires for a trip.

I'll try again when I wear these out.
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For the record, I use the Pirelli Sport Demons not the Night Dragons.
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Cheap but good are the Kenda's. I got ME880's front and rear and I like them. And I got a sweat deal on a Dunlop D220 so its the backup rear tire.
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couldnt find the sport demons for the custom. These arent v-rated but at least H-rated that should will do me fine since I dont race.
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So far, I'm very happy with the choice of the Pirelli's.
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Well my stock Dunlap Tires did some slight washing out onme this last weekend. They are down to around 1/16th of an inch tread. This got me looking for tires. I just decided on Perellis Night Dragons. For $240 there on there way. Rico rides with these and Pirelli tire are on a couple of the Mercedes Benz that I drive, I know there gonna be decent for these reasons. Now to get them in and mounted. Last ti e I took my bike in for tire changes it got ran over and I got a new bike. So I will take the wheels of and bring them in to Kenetic playground.
I just ordered same tires this morning. Got the email a couple hours ago that they shipped. Can't wait to get them on. Almost every review I found on them was great. I only found one bad review. Guy said tread was falling about after only 1500 miles. I hope his is an isolated problem. Can't wait to get them. I got front and rear and will put both on same time. Can't wait to read your review while I wait for mine to arrive lol. Better be good :-)
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I got mine in today. Will take bike to indies for install.
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I need to swap tirres as well... I have run Conti Blitz for the last 20 years and they stick like glue on my bike but they have been discontinued.

I ride north Georgia mountains and the Dragon's tail (rt 129) quite allot and need a sticky road tire that works well with a light bike and won't wash out on me. Does anyone run the ME 880's that corners hard through the turns as they have been suggested by a friend of mine?
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