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So we've heard the hubbub about the stock tires on the Street 500 and 750, so I thought we could have a little discussion about what you're going to swap too.

Will you be swapping off the bat/ wait a bit, what will you swap onto?

I'm kind of interested in the Michelin Pilot Road 4's...

Michelin Pilot Road 4 Review + Video

The Pilot Road 4 should be viewed as an incremental refinement of the technologies utilized in the Pilot Road 3 rather than as a whole-cloth new product. The PR4 line consists of three variations: the Pilot Road 4, the Pilot Road 4 GT, and the seemingly contradictory Pilot Road 4 Trail. These tire models break down into riders who want sporty performance but sport-touring tire wear on bikes 600cc and above, sport-touring tires for large sport touring models (such as the BMW R1200RT and the Yamaha FJR1300ES), or a street-going tire for adventure tourers who are honest enough to admit they desire the maximum street performance they can get out of their bikes since they will rarely be taking them off road. While all three models share the underlying technology, this review will focus on both the Pilot Road 4 and the GT (which differ only in the weight of the bikes they are designed to carry) with the riding impressions being from the GT through the lens of a 2014 Yamaha FJR1300ES.
 

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The Pilot Road 4 rear tire only comes in 17 inch sizes. On the Michelin website when you type in the Harley Street 750 into their search function the only tire they link you to is the Scorcher 11, but when you look at the sizes available in that tire they are not showing sizes that fit the Street. The website only shows sizes for the XR-1200, Sportster Low and 2007 and later V-Rods with a 240 rear tire. I have no doubt that a Michelin radial will be the best tire for the Street.

The websites for Dunlop, Avon and Metzler didn't show any tire for the Street.
 

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The Pilot Road 4 rear tire only comes in 17 inch sizes. On the Michelin website when you type in the Harley Street 750 into their search function the only tire they link you to is the Scorcher 11, but when you look at the sizes available in that tire they are not showing sizes that fit the Street. The website only shows sizes for the XR-1200, Sportster Low and 2007 and later V-Rods with a 240 rear tire. I have no doubt that a Michelin radial will be the best tire for the Street.

The websites for Dunlop, Avon and Metzler didn't show any tire for the Street.
Give them a little time. I'm sure the tire manufacturers will be coming up with some for the Street.
 

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Is Pirelli brand too sporty for cruisers or other tyres better? None of the above posts mention a Pirelli Tyre!

Metzler and Pirelli are the same company. They share tire carcasses but have different tread designs.
 

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Truthfully though Scorcher 11's are fairly decent tires from what the Goog has brought me, I think its more of an issue for our Indian friends. Any of you guys thinking about putting on US spec Scorchers?
 

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I agree. I have a strong preference for Michelin radials. I don't think you could do much better than the Scorcher 11. Just shop for price.
 
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