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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. 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...
  3. 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 the 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...
  4. Tyre question

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Mitas E-07. Any good on a Vara?

    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...
  8. XR400R tyres

    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...
  9. TKC80. Generic tyre pressure?

    Mechanical Advice
    Just popped a new one on the front of the NX4 trail bike and it is more twitchy than I anticpated from past experience. What are the thoughts on tyre pressures for the TKC80 generally, Up/Down/Standard?? Std pressure is 22psi for a more road type tyre.
  10. TA as gravel bike, what to fit ?

    Hi, I am considering using the TA for some gravel riding. What will i need apart from TKC80's ? Anyone seen a headlight grill for the 600 and a bash plate that looks really good (seen only not so nice but practical bashplates for this bike around). Is it a suitable bike for gravel touring...
  11. RD04 Rear tyre Continental TKC80

    Africa Twin
    Hey chaps about to order my TKC80 for my RD04 but just want to clarify the widest size, 140 ? even 150 ? its for mostly gravel roads and sand, little mud when over here .. very little road use, bike with just me on it, almost no luggage / passengers... cheers Matt
  12. Wanted: WTD: a used/new 120/80 (or90) x18 rear tyre - dualsport/trail tread.

    For Sale / Wanted
    As title, I'm after a tkc80/c6006/t63/trailwing etc in size 120/80-18 or 120/90-18 for a spare bike. Ideally with 50%+ tread remaining. Im based near worcester or I can sort a courier to collect. Ideally tubeless but tubed is ok. Thanks Jim
  13. TKC80 tires

    Anybody here running TKC80 tires?
  14. Cornering angle advice on front TKC80 ( how low dare you go safetly on tarmac )

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    OK I know it depends on wet /dry temperature etc but just fitted my first TKC80 on the front of the dominator ( 21" 90/90 ) and after 6000 miles on the old heidenau K60 the feeling is a bit wierd . I know it's been said before that they feel a bit like you have a steering damper on at first and...
  15. TKC80 sizes

    Just to double check Gentlemen, I am due to change my tyres and shall be going for TKC80s. I usually run 130/80 on the back wheel for the tourance tyres. can I do this for the TKC80s as well. I know the official specs for the 650 dictate the 120/90 size, but I have always preferred the...
  16. XR125 tyres sorted

    hi all i know this is the worst subject to talk about on here but i have found some tyres for the xr 125 they are the continental tkc80's CONTINENTAL TKC80 100/90/19 + 120/90/17 MOTORCYCLE TYRES | eBay i got them coming today :D if anyone is going to order them go off there website because on...
  17. What tyres for my XL600R?

    What are the options for off-road biased tyres for my XL600? 90/90 - 21" front 130/80 - 17" rear (which seems to be the limiting factor) Conti TKC80's Pirelli MT21's Both of which I've used before on my AT and XT250 respectively. What else is out there? I'm favouring TKC's at the moment.
  18. Tyres. What options?

    What are the options for off-road biased tyres for my XL600? 90/90 - 21" front 130/80 - 17" rear (which seems to be the limiting factor) Conti TKC80's Pirelli MT21's What else?
  19. It's time for new Tyres.

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    The rear tyre on my bike is on its last leg, so I need a new set. I might as well change the front too. Given the fact that there are a lot of knowledgeable members on this forum, and that a lot of you travell far distances on twisty roads at high speed, an advice would be appreciated. If your...
  20. the dreaded Tyre subject again

    hi all im on the hunt for some honda xr125 tyres again :mad: i think ive found the right pair that should fit now. im not going to go for full blown nobblies now im looking for something a bit better offroad then the mt60's the ones i've found are these CONTINENTAL TKC80 100/90/19 + 120/90/17...