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Offline Greenster94

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New tyres for 06 DL650
« on: January 23, 2021, 14:35:51 »
Hello fellow dl lovers just a quick one I am looking to put some new shoes on my 06 DL650 any suggestions for all yr round use wet and dry and touring thanks look forward to your suggestions 

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Seems pearl asbo orange is faster after all....

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Re: New tyres for 06 DL650
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2021, 18:22:49 »
Lots of tyres to choose from but if your budget allows, a popular choice is the Michelin pilot road 4s or the Road 5s.
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Offline sillyboy

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Re: New tyres for 06 DL650
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2021, 10:30:06 »
not conti ra3. they handle as if squared off from the get go. michelin pr4 if still available and some swear by conti ta3  or pirelli scorpion 2.

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Re: New tyres for 06 DL650
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2021, 18:27:38 »
Have a look at the video in one of the replies of https://www.v-strom.co.uk/smf/index.php?topic=38880.0

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Re: New tyres for 06 DL650
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2021, 19:47:43 »
I don't know if they are made for / suited to the 650, but Metzeler Tourance Next are allowing me to have rather a lot of fun on the orange thing. Very happy with them.

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Re: New tyres for 06 DL650
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2021, 21:17:20 »
  I had three sets of Tourance Next on my K9, they are a great tyre that last well and stick to the road especially in the wet, but last year they got so expensive I started looking at others and went for Bridgestone BT023’s, they transformed the bike.It took me a little while to adjust to how good they turn in, but I am converted now.A great tyre at a sensible price.
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