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Hey fellas.

So many people raving about the Metzeler tires here so I decided I will get them. Checking out Direct Line's site, I noticed the matching set for the 109 are not the same speed rating.

How is it wise or safe to use different-rated tires at the same time?

Why aren't the 130's for the front VR rated? Both tires are going the same speed!

Thanks!
 

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I cant answer why they are not the same... Maybe they dont make them that way?
But I dont think it matters if you dont exceed the lowest limit...
I think a real issue would be radial VS bias ply tires.

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sledzep01 said:
I cant answer why they are not the same... Maybe they dont make them that way?
But I dont think it matters if you dont exceed the lowest limit...
I think a real issue would be radial VS bias ply tires.

Sledzep
You're absolutely correct :bigthumbsup: :bigthumbsup: :bigthumbsup:
 

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That sounds right : bigthumbsup: but really, you only need to do that above 130 mph. :p :bigthumbsup:
 

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Speed rating H or V, The tires have different rubber types and the V rated tire has a stronger sidewall to handel the
heat better. In other words if you ride your bike hard you can loose it on turns if tire are not the same rating :bigthumbsup: Be safe DO NOT TAKE ANY UNNEEDED CHANCES!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :doorag:
 
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