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What year Wing? Not sure if Michelin makes a Commander spec'd for an 1800, they didn't before
 

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What year Wing? Not sure if Michelin makes a Commander spec'd for an 1800, they didn't before
2003 Wing. They don't technically make a tire that meets spec but they do make:

130/70 B18
180/65 B16

Bias (not radial) and the rear is slightly taller than spec.

Supposed to be a very good tire for heavy bikes and if you don't get too rowdy you should be able to get 20k-25k miles out of it.
 

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The 1800's are all designed for use with proper spec radial tires. Near as I know the Commander isn't one of them, bias ply especially. Personally wouldn't go there.
 

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I just mounted a set yesterday. The rear is a taller tire. When the speedo says 77 its actually 80 by my GPS app thing. Bike didn't pitch me off because of the bias tires. Been running bias tires on radial equipped bikes for decades. I can't tell the bike knows the difference.
The rear tire mounted right up and aired up perfect. Was a little concerned about the more narrow rear versus the 6" rim width. No worries, works great. I do mount and balance my own tires.

2018 Wing Tour

130/70 B18
180/65 B16
 
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