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Vicrory is Mine
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I recently (1,000 miles ago) went from the Metzler ME 880 to the Avon Cobras on the 2000. Man what a diffrence. The Cobras handle much better at speed, more like a sport bike tire. But at low speeds (parking lot) they make manuvering much more difficult. The front just wants to flop over, no stability. I have almost gone over twice now while parking due to these things. Never had that problem before.

But once you are over 20mph the Cobras are sweet. I can now flick the 2000 around pot holes just like the 900. It used to be that I had to just hold my line and take the abuse.

So it's a love-hate thing. I am still very undecided about what my next tire will be.
 

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V2KTN
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I had an Avon Cobra 200 which lasted about 7500 miles and liked it enough to replace it with a 240/50. So far I like the handling even better. I haven't noticed any low speed handling problems with either size.
 
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