Dual sport rear tire

7 replies to this topic
  • gimgim

Posted December 21, 2005 - 06:22 AM


I ride mostly on the road, with some highway too.
Any suggestion for a good rear dual sport tire?
In the past I had a great experience with a Michelin T66X on a BMW F650.

  • goblin127

Posted December 21, 2005 - 06:53 AM


I'm happy with my metzler sahara enduro's. Good stick on the road OK on dry dirt not great in the mud.

  • Chorbelt

Posted December 21, 2005 - 10:43 AM


I'm gonna give these a shot on a good recomendation:


  • gimgim

Posted December 21, 2005 - 11:44 AM


Thanks but the Pirelli are 90/10 (90 off/10 on road).
I was looking more for something that I can use to travel...

The Sahara 3 sound like a great choice, I love the Metzeler...

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  • Chorbelt

Posted December 21, 2005 - 01:55 PM


Soryry - wrong link:


If this doesn't work, look at the Pirelli MT 90 Scorpion, it's 90% on-road, 10% off.

  • GrayGhost

Posted December 21, 2005 - 04:11 PM


Take a look at the Avon Gripster, I can't say enough about the handling of this tire on the street, and it works pretty well in the dirt. Just google it and read reviews.

  • xr-jorger

Posted December 21, 2005 - 07:31 PM


I have bridgestone trail wing-52, they are 70/30, they work great on the highway and pretty good on dirt no caomplaints sofar :applause:

  • scooter1100

Posted December 22, 2005 - 09:32 PM


LOL I'm cheap.. I run King's 510-18 and get great mileage as well as a good price. Considering it's 14mm tread depth new...

my experience is as such
RR tire
TWing 577 km/mm
Kings 740 km/mm
Mitas 570 km/mm
Karoo 419 km/mm
Mitas 545 km/mm

FR tire
TWing 1990 km/mm tread
Kings 1960 km/mm
Karoo 1250 km/mm
mitas 250 km/mm
kenda k776f 428 km/mm

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