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Hey, I’m about 8500km into my pair of stock Dunlop tires and realized my front tire is almost down to the TWI marker.
I always kept a keen eye on my rear tire expecting it to wear down first, but while my rear has a good 1-1.5mm of rubber before reaching the TWI mark, my fronts Are pretty much gone.
I run my bike in a urban, traffic intensive setting with only the ocasional highway stint.
Is this typical? Does it indicate something that I should be aware of?
 

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Nope. Im almost on rear tire #3. Front will be replaced when it gets to that point.
 

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Honestly, I'm not a fan of these factory dunlops.
I still have the ones that came on my bike back in 2017 but I always ride with extra caution as I cannot trust them as much..not very confidence inspiring.

Ambar, if you can, I'd say swap both out but a better pair and enjoy!
I've been looking at some Michellins and Metzelers...tough choice lol

Let us know what you decide to do!
 

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Just replaced the Dunlop with Michelin Road 5s. Front and rear.
Bike feels A LOT better.
 

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Is there a reason you went with Michellins specifically?
Im still contemplating between them and the Metzelers
 

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Is there a reason you went with Michellins specifically?
Im still contemplating between them and the Metzelers
I use my bike for everything. It’s my main mode of transportion. So I picked a tire thats known for its all weather performance and the Michelin’s fit that bill.
This was my rationale for this. Let’s try it out and see how they wear out. Haven’t had a chance to ride in the rain yet, but even in dry condition, they feel grippier while cornering and under heavy braking.
 
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