I like the dirt method too, r80rt. I will keep the goo gone in mind 8k down the road when I get the next. I like the TW in that break-in is pretty minimal, I've never had a close call with new tread on her. The R6 (I had) demanded gentle riding for her new tires! Jeez, the last rear I put on was a dual compound that was a bit harder than the last dual compound. 8 miles on it, less than a block from my house, turning left I lost the rear end and nearly high-sided it when it gripped. I did end up going down but, at least it was the low side.