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  1. The first 50,000 miles on the Darkside

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Well folks it’s time to change my rear tire after 50,000miles. I hear all the naysayers but for me it was the best 50,000 miles on a single tire. Oh, I had a couple flats which I was able to repair on the side of the road and serviced air with my portable air compressor. The most recent leak...
  2. Question I better get those cookies...."oh look another darkside thread"

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Well after all this time of denouncing it, I can't stop considering it as of late. I know my bike will probably explode into a fireball of death and all but after going though 2 Metz in a year something has to change, so I have a few questions (yes I did search the numerous threads) and would...
  3. Join the darkside? Luke?

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    So.... I'll need to replace my Mezelers midway through the summer... What input both pro and con can you give me about riding on a car tire? I ride rather aggressive... but I know I can save $$ by going darkside..
  4. Journey down the path to the darkside!

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    Well, I've began my journey down the path to the dark side! Yesterday I placed my order for 1 Yokohama Avid Envigor, through Discount Tire Direct after calling around town looking for someone that sold it locally (and yes, got to hear everyone's opinion about putting a CT on a Motorcycle as...
  5. Grounded.. leaky back tire..

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    Well, July 5 when I had borrowed my bike from a buddy before I bought it from him (we were off work that week and he was out of town so I talked him into letting me watch it for him:mosh:) I was riding out around town and when I was almost home I noticed the bike started handling funny. I got...
  6. You talked me into it...

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    I have decided to join the darkside. I am in need of a new rear tire, and you guys convinced me that ct is the way to go. Ordered dyna beads yesterday and will pick the tire up this weekend, chose the Hydroedge 205/70/15. The only thing holding me back was verification from my insurance...
  7. Thinking of going darkside, Tire Size????

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Thinking of going darkside on my 1800 "F". Everything I read is about the other models..(dosen't anyone else ride a "F"). What size tire will clear on the stock rim and fender? Yokohama/Goodyear/Michelin ?
  8. Urgent Help Cant Shake the Death Wobble!!!

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    OK guys, Im at a loss! Some time between last fall and this spring I have developed a horrific death wobble at 80 miles an hour. It is so bad it will throw you if you dont slow down quick. It it consistent at 80, not at 79, but 80+. I had a pretty worn front tire, so i thought maybe that was the...
  9. Darkside Help In Houston

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hey Everyone, I have investigated using a CT, and I think it is the best route for me to take. Money is the key object here, but I have a huge problem. I no longer have a garage of my own. I was wondering if anyone out there near Houston knows of a shop that will do this for me? I am willing to...
  10. Saying goodbye to the Darkside, at least for now,,,,

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    Well, the Hydro Edge is coming off,,, :eek: Y'all may remember a few weeks ago, I was having issues with the sidewall starting to rub the driveshaft tube,, LHS,,, http://www.vtxcafe.com/showthread.php?t=32853 Tire didn't start to rub till about 2K miles,,, Pretty much wrote that off to...
  11. Darkside Nico

    Darkside Nico

    Continental 205/60R-16 91T
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