Originally Posted by Slowphil
I'll bite on this one:
the car tire works perfectly fine on a motorcycle, I noticed a slight difference in handling when I first put a car tire on but after about 2 corners you don't even notice it, it's cheaper to start with, will outlast a motorcycle tire by a factor of 3 to 4 or better, gives excellent grip in the rain and is generally a better engineered contact point between the bike and the road than a motorcycle tire!
but then YMMV
Suzuki is releasing a new liter-Gixxer next year with Conti Cross Contact LX20 SUV tires on it. And the 2013 GMC Sierra HD will be running TKC 80s. It's all the rage doncha know.
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-Steely Dan 1972