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Michelin Commander 2 Front Tires

Peformance Features:

  • Unrivaled tire life; Michelin tests with a Harley-Davidson® Electra Glide® Classic prove a Michelin® Commander® II is capable of covering up to 40,000 kilometers (Almost 25,000 miles).  The Michelin® Commander® II creates a new standard in regards to durability, without making compromises in wet weather grip, maneuverability or stability
  • Silica Rain Technology integrates silica into the compound of the tire tread in order to prevent all forms of uneven wear
  • The exclusive architecture of the Michelin® Commander® II brings both maneuverability and stability. The tire’s rigid, high-density carcass improves maneuverability, while the aramid fiber crown ply of the rear tire enhances resistance and lightness for impeccable stability, even at high speeds
  • Numerous longitudinal grooves of the tire's tread pattern optimize water dispersal for outstanding wet weather grip
  • Independent tests show that the Michelin® Commander® II rear tire lasts almost twice as long its main competitors, the Metzeler ME 880 and the Dunlop D407/408. 

Technological Features:

  • Amplified Density Technology: A highly dense, more-rigid tire casing, which helps deliver excellent feedback and handling
  • Aramid tread plies on the rear tire resist centrifugal growth, reduce weight and provide excellent stability
  • Improved rubber compounds for remarkable wet grip, without compromising durability
  • Square bead wires improve casing rigidity, handling and ease of installation

Styling Features:

  • Unique tread pattern for head-turning looks
  • Premium sidewall treatment complements cruiser styling

Please Note: Check your manufacturer's specifications for required load ratings when replacing OE Tires.

Please Note:  140/75R17 size is a radial tire.

Please Note:  130/90/B16 is not suitable for fitment to rear wheels.


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Michelin Commander II Front Tires 4.8 5 230 230
good product once again revzilla delivered a good product and it was fast January 22, 2015
Very Reasonable tires Had these tires on my Heritage, Definitely better handling then the stock Bridgstones. Good on the wet pavement and corner exultant and I got around 17,000 out of the rear which is why the 4 not 5 stars . all in all very good tires so I am puting them on my Limiter and I will update... January 19, 2015
Used Dunlop in the past never again after Michelin On my last bike I had Michelin tires and when I ordered my new bike. I told the dealer to take off the Dunlop tires and replace them with Michelin before I took delivery. Now 18,000 miles later i put on a set of Michelins again. Could gone longer but I am a Shriner and do Parades where we do maneuvers. Best bikes tires I have owned. February 16, 2015
Awesome tires Best tires out there. Look great. Long lasting tires February 2, 2015
good product fast delivery and good service and good price will do business again January 22, 2015
so far so good Great looking tire. Great grip getting ready for a Florida trip so will let ya know about wet traction and tire life later on. November 4, 2014
It's the right one ! I heard these were some of the best and now I agree. Put these on my "heavy" Honda Goldwing 1200 and they have held up beautifully. Smooth and quiet ride. Confidence in cornering. Buy 'em !! October 2, 2014
Excellent Tires! Feels like a brand new bike, suddenly I can lean around corners even with the 240 tires in the rear on my HD Night Rod. I did a great deal of research but these won out cause they should last 3-4 times as long as the other performance tires and still provide excellent grip! September 22, 2014
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Michelin Commander II Front Tires
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
RICHARD C: I read the reviews and my mechanic said that they were the top of the line and a good choose. Mar 3, 2015
Al L: Reviews, and have used this type as my back tire, and it has been great. Feb 28, 2015
Robert E: friend Feb 18, 2015
Angel G: the tire has had great reviews plus the price is unbeatable Feb 8, 2015
Chris V: Good reviews Jan 30, 2015
Luis C: Owner of bike wants to try it Jan 28, 2015
doug g: "Great traction , double the wear of an average tire. Michelin quality. " Jan 26, 2015
Stephen D: Have used this tire before and got tire wear compared to Dunlop and better handing also. Jan 26, 2015
rick w: after looking and doing my home work on this tier, for its all around fit of my riding the price and rating seem to work great...we will see!! Jan 23, 2015
Richard H: I have a Stratoliner Deluxe and I put a 200 series Commander II on the back. No problems with it so I now am replacing the front with this one. Jan 15, 2015
John R: I replaced the stock tires on my 2010 Fat Boy, 2009 Sportster XL, and 2008 Ultra Classic with the Commander II. I LOVE these tires. 1.5-2 times the life of stock tires. Comfortable ride. Feels more aggressive in the curves. More confidence in wet riding conditions. They feel slightly stiffer at slow speed turning or turning while sitting still, but well worth the trade off in my opinion. Jan 2, 2015
Robert S: After reading all the reviews from all the different websites they all had great reviews on the Michelin Commander II front tires. Dec 30, 2014
Robert H: Good reviews Dec 21, 2014
William R: Hear that this is the best tire; need to find out for myself. Nov 6, 2014
Michael L: great online reviews. Nov 2, 2014
Scott H: Great reviews and Revzilla has the best price Oct 27, 2014
Markku P: Recommended by a friend Questions were Answer Very helpfully Oct 19, 2014
Ryan K: Best tire I could find for my motorcycle. I drive a lot of slab miles and these tires already have 5,000 miles on them and don't show any wear. Oct 7, 2014
A N: Reviews state that it does, indeed, last longer than the ME880. I've also read that it grips better and is better in the rain. I wanted to try it for myself. Oct 6, 2014
Arthur W: Great tire. Long lasting. Oct 5, 2014
Anthony B: Looking for a higher performance and better all-weather tire for my Harley. So far I have put 5,000 miles on them and I can't be happier. They easily outperform the stock Dunlop tread and they seem to be holding up to their claim of long-life. I can hardly tell they are even wearing at this point! Very happy with this purchase! Oct 3, 2014
jodi g: I installed the Michelin Commander II rear tire earlier this summer and have been impressed with the ride and traction. Sep 24, 2014
Ron S: Michelin makes excellent tires. Sep 23, 2014
Kevin B: good reviews Sep 20, 2014
Lance P: same as above Sep 14, 2014
rod s: excellent reviews and sounds like a great improvement over stock tires, and ive always liked michelin Sep 10, 2014
R O: I was not happy with my Dunlop D401/402 mileage, although the performance was fine. Aug 28, 2014
Roger C: Only reason I bought this tire was to match the back tire I needed. Heard a lot of good things about these tires. Fingers crossed I wasn't led astray! Aug 28, 2014
Ervin H: i purchased the rear commander 2 tire loved it so now i am now installing it on the front Aug 17, 2014
DeAnn R: The stock tires don't last very long - less than 8000 miles, and I've always had extremely good luck with Michelin Aug 16, 2014
ALEX F: After researching many tires, this matching front to the rear fit my Triumph and provided the best traction and the best wet water dispersion available. While it might not last as long as other tires, it is safer than most others and comfortable as well. Aug 6, 2014
Danny S: I really like the tire I bought for the rear, I have a 2007 Kawasaki vulcan 900 and it really tracks good and you do not feel the tar strips in the road. I have yet to check it in the rain, I got 10,000 out of the other tires. If its goes for more or the same, Ill be sticking with Michelin from here on out. Aug 4, 2014
Orlie A: My decision was based on the reviews and forums I read. Aug 4, 2014
Ronald M: Great price for a great tire! Jul 31, 2014
Robert S: Need new tires and they've had great reviews on other websites as well as this one and the price here is cheaper than others. Plus the shipping w/ Revzilla is stellar! Jul 30, 2014
Rod and Colleen L: had good service with comander 2 rear tire expect front tire to really complete the package. Jul 30, 2014
george l: used them on my 1100 v-star excellent tire Jul 28, 2014
Joseph M: match rear tire Jul 14, 2014
joey m: dunlaps are only lasting 7000 miles Jul 11, 2014
Jesse D: I needed new tires and with little knowledge about motorcycle tires it was apparent by the number and high rating of the reviews that it was a good choice, also the videos and the revzilla support helped seal the deal. Jul 10, 2014
Raymond S: I chose this tire because Michelin is the only tire I feel I can trust my life with. Jun 24, 2014
Larry R: Great reviews Jun 21, 2014
William S: This tire has gotten great reviews for both wear and handling. I am hoping to have a similar positive result with this tire. Jun 19, 2014
Stan C: Friends that have them and like them. Jun 19, 2014
Robert W: In hopes of getting the extended mileage from these tires Jun 11, 2014
Michael D: I picked this tire based on the positive reviews this tire generated. Jun 9, 2014
Clint E: After researching new tires, the Commander II received great reviews by other riders plus treadwear and traction were rated high. Jun 2, 2014
Karen R: "Michelin reputation and extended mileage coverage over and about competitors." May 28, 2014
RANDY P: I purchased to match the rear tire, extremely happy with the rear tire will double the OEM MILAGE. hoping to do the same with the ft tire. rides very nice. May 27, 2014
Ritchie F: Reviews by others May 24, 2014
Jake S: Have the MC II back tire and love the longevity. May 14, 2014
H E: Excellent reviews. Want a tire that will handle and last. May 14, 2014
Roger F: I have the Commander II tire on the rear and am really pleased with performance and longevity of the tire so far. Front tire needed replacement so it seemed to be a "no-brainer" to go with the Commander II for the front as well. May 9, 2014
shannon c: cuz its what i bought for the rear duh. Apr 30, 2014
Salman A: Recommended by Honda VTX forum members Apr 23, 2014
Gerald B: Michelin Reputation, Friends use them and love them Apr 12, 2014
pariphonsak n: they good for my bike Apr 9, 2014
John P: Good Reviews on HD Forum Touring Mar 20, 2014
Gary S: Same as I put on it last time. Great Tire Feb 15, 2014
dustin w: Good tire Feb 6, 2014
miguel m: Price and reviews Jan 27, 2014
Brandon M: Because the Cmdr II is the only tire I run on my Night Train! Jan 22, 2014
ARTHUR B: the price Dec 16, 2013
john h: bought a rear tire previous and wanted a matching one on the front. Dec 3, 2013
Mark C: match up to same tire on rear Nov 29, 2013
Marty T: Because the revues Nov 25, 2013
Greggory B: cause revzilla dude said it was the biznaz Nov 4, 2013
David L: "Everyone that has ridden on 'em raves about 'em" Oct 23, 2013
Leslie B: Customer reviews, safety and mileage. Oct 21, 2013
Terrence F: Great price and video review was nice. I was up in the air on a few tires. Oct 21, 2013
Ron C: order to complete the set I always like Michelin but these will be the first on my metric touring bike Oct 17, 2013
james e: Customer reviews. Good experience so far with the rear. Oct 13, 2013
J E: This is one of only a couple choices that fit my bike. Good brand and the video made them seem like a good choice. Oct 13, 2013
michael e: michelin--- nuff said Oct 7, 2013
William L: Online reviews, excellent price and excellent previous experience with Revzilla. Oct 1, 2013
L A: It's a Michelin first & foremost & tread wear long life Sep 30, 2013
Anthony A: Was given recommendation from a friend who own's a motorcycle shop. Sep 30, 2013
Dave C: Seemed to have great reviews and does great in all weather will check back in and let u know how it does Sep 27, 2013
Les S: Came highly recommended by local dealer and other riders. Loved the videos. Also, RevZilla had the best price. Sep 22, 2013
ML40027 - Mike L: Highly recommended tire as a replacement to stock Dunlops Sep 17, 2013
Glenn H: Because of the success on my Michelin rear Sep 15, 2013
Kenny E: got good reviews...so far so good Aug 30, 2013
Cesar C: Known brand, nice look and good online reviews. Aug 28, 2013
Lynn S: good product at a good price. fast shipping Aug 18, 2013
Harold D: I have these tires on my Road King and they provide good wear and solid grip. I initially purchased this because of all of the positive reviews that the tire had and I can now add my own to that list. Aug 12, 2013
Wayne h: Rating and price Aug 9, 2013
Cecil C: I like the way the rear tire wears and handles so I thought I would give the front one a shot. Aug 9, 2013
Eric D: Price, reputation & reviews Aug 8, 2013
richard c asked: I have a 2011 Harley Davidson Rocker C, the front tire is a Dunlap 90 / 90 - 19 MC 52H. Will the Michelin commander ll 90 / 90 - 21 54H work? Feb 15, 2014
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Scott C: I am prety sure th -19 is the wheel size as is the -21 I would NOT recomend for any person to use a tire diameter larger than the wheel diameter. In this sinereo in america you would have a difference of two inches. Your tire install technician should not concider performing this task. The commander II is a Great tire choice though. Mar 3, 2014
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richard c: Thank you Scott that was the answer I was looking for! I am trying to find the equivalent tire, but the numbers didn't match, and I didn't want to order the wrong one. Mar 7, 2014
Russell R: I think the tire will rub on the fender. Feb 21, 2014
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Robert S: I would not mismatch my tires. I had the same as you, did not like the feel on the corners. I bought two commanders , went out west down south with no problems,
handle corners great. I've got over ten thousand miles on them and I believe I can get another ten . Hope this helps, great tires
Feb 17, 2014
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JAMES T: I have the commanders on my 2005 Ultra and love them. They ride fantastic and are still like new 4k later. On the size Revzilla should be able to answer this or call your local Harley Dealer. Feb 15, 2014
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A shopper asked: I like what the Michelin Commander II promises and want a set except that they only make a size to fit the rear of my 03 Vulcan Nomad. What would be a good front match for this tire? Apr 5, 2014
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Michael D: I ride a Yamaha Roadliner and was told not to mix brands of tires. To get the Michelin Commander II tires on my bike I had to go to a 200 radial tire while using a 130-70-18 bias ply Michelin Commander II front tire. 6,000 miles later the combination works well. If you can get a Michelin Commander II in other than and OEM size to fit your Nomad, that would likely work well.

P.S. The Michelins are far superior to the original Dunlops and replacement Bridgestones I had on the bike.
Apr 5, 2014
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Greggory B: I believe the next best thing is a metzeler... They should have them in your size. Apr 5, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hey guys, I'm trying to find a 120/80-17 tubeless Commander II. I've only found the 120/90. Do they make it in the 80? I've looked at other sites and can't find it. Thanks for your help! Mar 16, 2012
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RevZilla: Currently, Michelin do not offer the Commander II tire in a 120/80-17 fitment only a 120/90 B17 and Michelin do not recommend as a replacement for 120/80. We hope this helps you with your decision. Jul 13, 2012
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geekysteve: Unfortunately, it doesn't appear so. The 2012 Michelin tire catalog shows only a 120/90 as available in the Commander II. Jul 12, 2012
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A shopper asked: Hello. I have a Harley Street Glide Special. I'm looking for a replacement back tire for the Dunlop D407T 180/65 R16. I'm would like to get the Michelin Commander II. I have two questions. One, I know it would not be ideal to have the back tire different from the front tire, but would it be acceptable? Two, the front tire is a Dunlop D407T 130/60/ R19 will the Michelin Commander II 130/70 18 work? Other sites' tire selector are saying that is the acceptabel replacement? Sep 20, 2014
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Frank M: Yes buy them. you woo not be sorry Sep 20, 2014
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A S: Frank, thanks for the response, but you didn't really answer my questions. Sep 21, 2014
A shopper asked: I have a 2011 Harley Davidson Rocker C, the front tire is a Dunlap 90/90 - 19 MC 52H. Will the Michelin commander ll 90/90 - 21 54H work? Feb 15, 2014
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Mary A: The commander is a great tyre. as far as fit use a comparison chart Feb 16, 2014
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A S asked: will they fit a 2001 suzuki vs 800? front 100/90-19 C57 H and rear 140/90-15M/C70H Sep 30, 2013
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Anthony A: That I'm not sure of. They are more of a cruiser tire than a sport tire. Sep 30, 2013
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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
80/90-21 (MH90B21) 54H 817468 45948 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
90/90-21 54H 885754 40891 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
120/70B21 68H 885755 38729 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
100/90B19 57H 817467 02690/2690 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
110/90B18 61H 941844 43160 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
110/90B19 62H 939406 00857/857 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
120/70ZR19 60W 883539 04550/4550 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
120/90B17 64S 817464 50337 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
130/70B18 63H 885753 38921 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
130/80B17 65H 817465 43863 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
130/90B16 (MT90B16) 73H 817463 46114 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
140/75R17 67V 817466 49944 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
140/80B17 69H 939407 12651 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment