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I wanted to share with you the experience I had when buying tires for my 2007 Roadster. I had several people refer me to CT motorcycle tires located at 7444 Reseda Boulevard in Reseda so I thought I would check it out.

The owner and sole proprietor, Chris Telford, is extremely knowledgeable and very nice guy. He had the tires I wanted in stock (Michelin Commander II) and put them on while I waited. He spent a good deal of time going over the details of torquing bolts and explained to me some updates he recommends and performed for me. Most notably, he turns the rear axle around so the nut faces the muffler and not the head of the axle. Therefore, you don't need to remove your mufflers to take the axle out.

His prices are good, attitude is great and the service is excellent.I highly recommend him for your next set of tires or brakes.

You can call him at 818-776-0051 and make sure your tires are in stock. Can't wait to take my new tires out for a run when the rain stops.
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Thanks, that is not far from my office
Before I share this with the new Triumph Bonneville forum, how were the prices?
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Is the shop located on the corner of Reseda blvd and Valerio in Reseda? If it does, I used to work half a block from there. Glad to hear there are still shops like these around with that kind of customer service. I wish we have a shop like this in WA.
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Thanks, that is not far from my office
Before I share this with the new Triumph Bonneville forum, how were the prices?
The prices were great, as low as any I saw on-line. I paid $150 for the rear and $109 for the front - stock sizes. He charges $45 per axle to remove and replace, mount and balance. You won't see that at the dealership...
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Rob that sounds like a great price all around !
Thanks for sharing !
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Any other tips & tricks?

I just pulled my wheels off today. Swapping tires and probably mounting them back up tomorrow.

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Nice looking R.

Not really too many tricks. He made sure the axle was clean and re-greased and checked the torque specs on all fasteners - even the brake caliper bolts. Chris emphasized not over-torquing anything.
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