Hi there, I was running the Metzeler 880 on my 94 Shadow, very dangerous on wet or humid surfaces. That gave me some very unhappy moments. Tires were new when I bought the bike 2yrs. ago.
That's why I wanted to get rid of them. I got a pair of the brand new Avon Cobra Chrome, which came out last autumn. I chose the Avon as the old Cobra seemed to have a good grip on wet surfaces.
Today I had the first short ride with the new Avon Chrome, the Shadow feels much more easy to handle, much better than the Metzeler. No eperience with wet wheater. Hard to describe, just drives better.