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  • #35676
    Gremlin
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    • Bike: 2010 R1200GSA, 2018 1090R
    • Rank: 1200cc Rider

    <cite> @Kiwiscoot said:</cite>
    Eishhh…best tyre replacement to consider might be a RH wrist brace!! 8?)

    Hahaha, doesn’t sound very fun, but does sound cheaper…

    #35720
    Andrew Thomson
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    • Bike: Super Tenere, Concours 14, WR250R, RMX450Z
    • Rank: 1000cc Rider

    Just put an E-07+ Dakar on the rear but could only get a plain old E-07 front (not even Dakar version).

    It’ll interesting to see if the Dakar goes longer than the standard plus. I’m managed 5.5 and 6.5k out of my last E-07+ rears.


    @gremlin
    I got 4,800k out of a Tractionator GPS…

    Front E-07 Dakars have gone 19.5 and 16.5k’s – although the last one would probably have gone a lot more (I reckon I would have got a warrant on it) but changing due to a little event next month.

    And, the WR is loving it’s Motoz Desert H/T’s 🙂

    #37027
    Peter Wiles
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    • Rank: 400cc Rider

    After a hunt around the area and a good char re. tyre makes and patterns, I purchased a set of Shinko 705’s for my CB500X. So far I’ve covered around 3600km on them in a variety of conditions, on tarmac and gravel, and am well satisfied. They’re certainly a big improvement on Honda’s standard fit.

    The bike required a slightly narrower fit than standard on the rear tyre, but this has probably been to the good on gravel / offroad.

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