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  1. Question Looking for advice on my first upgrades

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hi all. This is my first post on this forum. If this is an inappropriate type post/question please let me know. A couple of years ago I picked up a 2007 VTX 1300R but have yet to buy anything new for it. Due to the poor selection of bike retailers in my city I'm doing all my shopping...
  2. New Dunlop E4 Tire

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    I saw this announcement today. See pics on pages 3-8. I thought I would pass it along. http://www.dunlopmotorcycletires.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/16_DD_May_Issue40.pdf
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    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I have known my rear tire tread was getting low for a while now, but that didn't stop me from taking on a 400 mile trip last weekend. Instead of honestly inspecting my tire before the trip, I didn't even check. I took off blindly, excited for a good time and just hoping for the best. Darwinism...
  4. Question White Walls

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Does anyone know if wide white walls are available for the 1800S? I can find the back but not the front. I know there are other threads on the subject but they are a few years old. Hoping someone has answered this need. Thanks in advance...
  5. Question Will these tires last another 1000 miles??

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hey guys, I am getting ready to make a short trip (around 500 miles) and am worried about my tires. I would love to replace them before the trip, but not sure i will have the money. In your expertise, do you think these front tires will last a 500 mile ride? They are Dunlops with 6000 miles on them.
  6. Question tire upgrades

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    i own a 2003 1800 vtx c and my question is" can i get a lower profile tire for this bike i have a 16 in rim on the rear and if so what brand and what are the sizes?" thanks for any info!!!
  7. Tube question

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hi all, I am going to get a new set of tires, the old ones are starting to crack... I was planning to just go with the OEM ones, the Dunnies. I have an S, so I do need tubes as well rim strips. This is the first time I'm buying these things, and I can't seem to figure out what would be a good...
  8. Question Do I need tires?

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Hello, I have an '07 VTX 1300 R with original tires. there is 7844 miles on the bike. The tread doesn't seem to bad, but I worry about age of the tire. There are some small cracks on the front tire insidee the treads. I don't know if this is a problem or natural aging? Here is link to...
  9. Question Pls recommend new tires for a 2008 VTX188f...are Bridgestones ok?

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Am finding these for a cheap price....are these OK? When i went to a local tire store...they gave me the tire size of 130/70r18 for front, and 180/55r18 for rear. Their prices on Metrzer were 151 and 206 for front and back; Dunlaps were more expensive. Found these on Amazon...will these...
  10. Question white wall tires

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Im planning on putting white walls on my bike very soon and i had a couple of Questions. My tire size are 140/80 r17 and 170/80 r15. First does the dunlop 404 front tire and the dunlop k555 back tire have the same size band of white on them? The 404 side wall is 1 and 1/2 inches tall but i...
  11. My Bike is wobbly at 60+ MPH. Any Ideas whats wrong?

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    So I just had the local shop put new tires on my bike there Avon Cobra's. I love the tires at slow speeds they seem to make the bike more maneuverable and feel a little lighter but at freeway speeds I've just started to notice my bike kind of wobbling left to right really fast. It's not to bad...
  12. Tire recommendations

    General VTX/Motorcycle Topics
    I have a VTX1800T that has 4600 miles. I bought it used, from a dealer a few months ago. It was sitting on the showroom floor for years (4+). The rear tire is now almost worn out. I've had heavy cruisers (Harleys) for many years, so I'm used to changing rear tires often,but a worn out tire after...
  13. New tires, bearings, gear oil...now a "cricket" sound and rear humming???

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Well, after much searching on here under "chirping and humming noise" I have not found an exact answer to my problem. So hopefully someone can chime in some good thoughts on the matter Ok, here we go: Went to Dealer ( I know first mistake lol) Bought 2 brand new Dunlop E3's while installing them...
  14. Tire sizes and possibilities VTX 1800 S

    Honda VTX 1800 Forums
    Promise, I've looked for the last hour. Still learning this "forum" idea. About time I came around I guess. Anyways, I'm shopping for tires right now for my 2003 VTX 1800 S (the retro with spoke wheels). Anyways, a few questions, what is the range in sizes that I can put on the bike? Will a...
  15. Need set of tires

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    Sorry if this is a repost all the post I found where pretty old. But does anyone know where I can buy a matched set of tires for my 04 1300 s ? I ordered some Pirelli's but they seem to be having trouble getting the front tire. I would prefer to not use Dunlaps. Thanks
  16. Tire Miles

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    I know it depends on driving style, terrain, maintenance, and weather conditions, but how many miles do you guys typically get on a set of tires before you need to buy new ones.
  17. 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...
  18. Question 2009 VTX 1300T - ME880 200 on stock rim

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    According to http://www.directlineparts.com/product.asp?pid=5249&str=13 Metzeler tire ME880 200/70HB15 rear tire. Approved for use on the stock VTX1800 Spoke model, VTX1300C, & VTX1300R/S by Metzeler. FREE SHIPPING Approved for use on the stock VTX1800 Spoke model, VTX1300C, & VTX1300R/S by...
  19. Question vtx darkside help

    Honda VTX 1300 Forums
    iv got a 2005 vtx 1300r i wana use a car tire could someone let me know what a good size would be and if you have pics plz post them
  20. retro vtx

    Shops/Parts
    ok iv got some vtx spoke rims i would like to make a trade for iv never been a big fan of spokes someone plz help.
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