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2004 1300c Michelin commander 2 front and rear. I am 240,been running 38lb front 40 rear does that sound good or any better advice I am grateful for advice.
 

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I was running on my 1300S Metzelers 880 for years with 40/40psi front/back "religiously" as someone around here was saying, this spring I changed them to newer Metzelers 888, kept the same pressure, everything is smooth as Tennessee whiskey 😇😇
PS: riding from solo (about 200pounds) to full load (+1 passenger, 1 XXL backpack on trunk, full side cases, etc).
 

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2004 1300c Michelin commander 2 front and rear. I am 240,been running 38lb front 40 rear does that sound good or any better advice I am grateful for advice.
I run Metzelers, weigh 300 pounds and pressurise front 38 PSIG and rear 39 PSIG. Very conservative rider, no rabbit starts nor any flips, normally run 65 - 70 MPH and getting 20 - 22K miles safely. Wishing you well!🇺🇸🇺🇸
 

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It's always good to maintain the tire pressure spread recommended in the manual. If the gap is 2 psi between front and rear keep that gap. For example F 36, R 38. The pressures effect braking and cornering traction and Honda has figured out what the optimal pressure differences should be for best handling.
 

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I would venture most run that 2 psi difference with the FRONT being the higher psi.
 

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I've always run the front at 2 psi LOWER than the rear. I like to run 38 F / 40 R.
 

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Lower pressures more susceptible to cupping and handling issues if all other factors normal. Just saying from my own experiences.
 
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