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I've been on the darkside for more than ten years. I had one on my Nomad and it worked great. Currently I am running a car tire on my 2008 Goldwing, 2008 ST-1300, and the 2006 1800S VTX. All are fine. However, I had one on my 2006 M109R and I wasn't happy with it. I think it was too wide (255). I have since sold the 2006 M109R and I won't put a car tire on my 2013 M109R. I found that the wide car tire was too unstable on uneven surfaces.

Compared to motorcycle tires car tires are less expensive, last much longer, are smoother and quieter (no cupping), easier to repair with a plug, much more traction in sand and on wet pavement, much higher load carrying capacity, and I have never had a problem with handling in the twisties. As I recall, I don't think any of my car tires are balanced.

Some Goldwing riders use run flat tires, so they don't worry about getting stranded due to a flat tire.
 
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