In recent years, increasing numbers of heavy touring motorcycle riders have begun using passenger car tires on their rear wheel. This is commonly referred to as going to the darkside. Today on TIRE TONY we are going to address some of the issues related to this issue, and hopefully provide you with some important safety information to help you make a more informed decision when considering this dangerous practice.
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This video is the first in the series: Top 10 Things Your Dealer Didn't Tell You About Tires. It discusses tire width, the overlap between sizes, and that it is up to the integrity of the tire manufacturer to comply with the parameters set forth by the various non-governmental tire and rim committees.