Tire Selection Help/Info

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  • chrisboyd

Posted July 21, 2006 - 10:05 AM


Search is down, and I posted this question in a different thread but it wasn't the best place for it:

What are the best tires for my XR650L if I'm going to be doing 90% street and highway riding?


  • kelleyseiler

Posted July 21, 2006 - 10:12 AM


I ride pretty much 99% road. I just put on a pair of

KT-967 Dual Sport Tire

$38.99 - $55.99
MSRP $41.99 - $60.99


Aggressive tread design offers optimum on-road grip and off-road tractability
Rigid carcass design offers better overall handling and stability
Sizes to fit most large C.C. Dual Sport bikes
DOT approved
Tires and oversized items are shipped via ground service only and are assessed a separate per tire shipping charge.

I would like to get a pair of michelin siracs or pirelli scorpions next

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  • rcnutt

Posted July 21, 2006 - 04:21 PM



The IRC GP110 is a great tire for what your looking for, and the're not too bad in the dirt.

  • Ferdinand

Posted July 21, 2006 - 07:01 PM


Avon gripsters or distanzias are a good choice, wear well, and good in the rain :thumbsup:

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