Front tire wearing faster than the rear?
My V is wearing out the front tire faster than the rear tire, and in my 25+ years of riding on the street, I have never experienced this with any other bike I've had. I read posters here and they seem to experience that same thing on their V's (fronts last longer than their rears). On most of the bikes I have had in the past, I could go 2 rears for every 1 front. With my OEM tires, the front wore out about 1.5K before the rear (at about 7K). I thought this just might be a deal with the stock Dunlops, but it is happening with the Shinko's I replaced them with. I even put an 009 up front and an 006 in the rear because the 009 is supposed to be their longest wearing tire. The rear wears normally from my experience (in the middle mostly), but the front is showing uneven cupping on the sides and seems to be wearing mostly on the sides before the middle.
The bike has 10K on it and is stock except for a Givi wind screen and a Kawi top case. The suspension is as it came from the factory--the shock seems fine, but the forks might be a tad bit stiff; I don't mind that because I hate fork dive under hard breaking. My commute and riding haven't changed.
Any thoughts or ideas why this might be happening?