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  1. SLR650 17" front wheel

    Dominator / FMX
    Hey all After about 3 years, I'm about to kick off the build of my SLR650 scrambler/tracker. I'm looking to get a 17" front wheel & am looking at fitting a 120/70/17 up front with 150/70/17 rear Continental TKC80's. Now after some research, I'm not sure if these will fit on the current wheel...
  2. Yes I know; tire pressures again!

    Dominator / FMX
    Gents, just a quick one; I have an SLR650 with Continental Twinduro TKC 80 multi use tyres. F - 110/80 19 R - 120/90 17 whats the best pressures? I know the manual says 22/22psi but its too low. Nothing on Continental website specifically to say what pressures although couple of interesting...
  3. Dominator 17" front rim problems

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello! I have recently started a new build, my dreambike a Dominator Tracker/Scrambler type... I really need some technical advice. I feel like an idiot and extremely embarrased. I bought a stock rear rim and had it laced as some of the others have done in here. I was under the impression that...
  4. Dunlop Sportmax Mutant Tyres on NX650

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys, just wondering if a 120/70 dunlop sportmax tyre will fit onto my front end? I am re building the wheel so rim sizes are not a problem, i can adjust to fit. Could i go with 3" rim on the front and the dunlop mutant tyres? I know other people have used the TKC80 tyres at 120, so in...
  5. Norway trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all Report and pics on my trip to Norway in August. I left home on 29th of July at about 1pm and just over 1 hour later I was in Folkstone waiting..in the rain..to board the 3.20pm Eurotunnel. I hoped the weather would get better on the other side of the channel. I had lots of time to hope...
  6. Motoz tractionator adventurer for XRV 750 RD07

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi guys, I'm looking to get some more agressive tyres for my XRV 750 RD07 1996, as I will be riding a lot of sand and dirt here in Australia. I have until now run Mitas E07, but would love a bit more grip in the sand. I am looking at a TKC 80 for the front. Interested in the new Motoz...
  7. Tyre question

    Transalp
    HI all, i would like to get pirelli scorpion A/T tyres for my 600 transalp. i can get 90/90-21 front in Tube type, problem is can only get Tubeless type tyres in the 130/80-17 which is fitted to my bike. currently running TKC80 but they wear out too quiclky and i do large mileages. question is...
  8. NX650 Rims and Tires

    Dominator / FMX
    Looking to change my wheel setup, now I run the stock rims and original size of tires but I would like to go down to 19" up front and and in the back stay with 17" but get a bit wider tires both front and back. This is what I'm looking at right now: FrontRIM - 19x2.15 TIRE - 120/70/19...
  9. For Sale: For Sale Suzuki DRZ400 S 2005

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Well I'm going to let this go, I've had it a year and just not used it, This bike is a French import, I registered it last August, she's done 11500km so under 8000 miles and on a 56 plate. I fitted a brand new Clarke high capacity fuel tank at a cost of £375, new hand guards and other plastics...
  10. Tyre perished!! Urgent replacement and advice

    Transalp
    I've got a 2000 + on road trip coming up soon and just noticed the perishing on my tyres is worse than just a bit on the side wall. They need replacing ASAP. Now here's the quandry. I can get tyres and have em fitted in days but I don;t want to make a rush decision. For most of the year...
  11. Tyre advice for new CRF1000 AFrica Twin please!

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Well, after months of deliberation, I have finally put my deposit down on a new Africa Twin :D:D:D Cant wait! Hoping to get some tyre advice please as I am not keen on the stock Dunlops. I am running Tourances on my Alp, which have been great but wondering if you guys have any advice...
  12. Stupid question, but i want to be sure

    Africa Twin
    Hi all I trashed my old tires (continental TKC80 i think) yesterday. Problem is that i forgot to look what size they where :(. I know the wheel size (17" back and 21" front). Can anyone tell me what they are using? What are the best tires for 60% road and 40% offroad ? The ones i trashed...
  13. Tire pressure on Michelin T63 front and TKC 80 rear ??????

    Africa Twin
    Hi lads! I recently fitted some new tires, and to begin with I tried the 39psi on the rear, as indicated on the tire, and about the same on the front. It sounded like a lot compared to my old Anakees ... and I simply couldn't keep the bike going straight. When I leaned just a little, they...
  14. RD03 Tubeless Continental TKC 70??

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Just had some Continental TKC 70 delivered and are tubeless. Is this going to cause a problem? Or can I run tubeless in my RD03 AT or would tubes squeeze in?? Any advice would be most grateful. Frazer.
  15. For Sale: For Sale Continental TKC 90/90 21

    For Sale / Wanted
    For sale Continental TKC 90/90 18 Twinenduro with 70% tread and in good shape. Asking price £25ono plus shipping. Please PM if interested. Many thanks Nic
  16. Mitas E-07. Any good on a Vara?

    Varadero
    I'm going to be doing the Spanish HISS twice this year, the May trip to Aragon is not going to be as demanding off road as Catalonia in September, so I am pondering taking the Vara as there will be a lot of road work going out from St Malo. Any thoughts on the Mitas E-07 F&R on the Vara? I have...
  17. For Sale: Annakee 2 tyres - used

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I've a front (90/90-21) and rear (140/80-17) off of my Africa Twin. I won't use them as I've gone down the TKC route. Excellent tyres for road or light trail. Would prefer collection if possible as no idea how much it would cost to post/courier. I'm in Banstead, Surrey. £50 for the pair...
  18. For Sale: Honda Dominator NX650

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    FOR SALE Honda Dominator NX650. mot dec15 new continental tkc 80 tyres, new chain and sprockets, new oil, filter, air filter, spark plug. seat recovered, new battery, lazor can (not to loud). black with gold rims. older bike with bullet proof engine,ele start, very tidy for age but not new...
  19. XR400R tyres

    XR
    Hi all, Newbie to forum but been lurking for a while. I recently bought some new tkc80 tyres for my bike, and new continental inner tubes. Very exciting :) Little did I know what an unbelievable nightmare they would be to fit. I have punctured 2 inner tubes in three places so that's 30 quid...
  20. 2015 Tyres

    Transalp
    While we are waiting for the new Conti TKC70's to be released in Transalp sizes, Avon have gone and announced a new Trailrider tyre to replace the Distanzia, they're quoting it to be for British riders on British roads. Available in June.
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