2014 Triumph Thunderbird Commander Tires

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  1. whitelee28

    whitelee28 New Member

    Mar 26, 2019
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    Good morning all,

    I know i have a decent amount of time left on my tires but I am not getting a warm fuzzy about finding replacements. The tires that are on it are oem metzeler. I have been digging through the internet and I am having a very hard time finding direct replacements. Just wondering what other t-bird commander owners have done.
     
  2. David Downes

    David Downes Well-Known Member

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    I had to replace the rear tyre on mine last year, it went in for service and the dealer said it needed replacement, but they didn't have it in stock, and I couldn't take the bike until it was changed (brill!), so I did manage to find a garage that had one in stock, it's also a metzler, presumably the exact same as came on the bike in the first place. I'd be surprised if you can't get them anymore ... and concerned.
     
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  3. whitelee28

    whitelee28 New Member

    Mar 26, 2019
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    Its a bit concerning. The Metzeler site doesnt have the tires listed anymore. I will have to contact a dealer. Hopefully its easier in the UK. Not looking too promising here in the US
     
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  4. Alatamoc

    Alatamoc Senior Member

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    I have a set of Bridgestone Excedras on my 1600 for what it's worth...they work well and I've got good mileage so far from them
     
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  5. Michigan Steel

    Michigan Steel New Member

    Apr 6, 2020
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    Just ordered the new Avon Cobra Chrome tires for the front/rear. These are also the tires the Triumph dealer recommended.
     
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  6. Helmut Visor

    Helmut Visor Only dead fish go with the flow
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  7. whitelee28

    whitelee28 New Member

    Mar 26, 2019
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    I wound up going with the Michelin commander III tire. They are great tires I would highly recommend them.
     
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