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Danco

Sorry another question on Tires

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I've decided to get a set of excels and talons for my BRP. I'm going to put a Terraflex on the back on a 2.5 rim for dirt outings. I'm also going to put a set of more streetable tires on my stock wheels for long D/S rides. My question is the what is the best front tire for sand/loam/mud? I was thinking about the Pireli MT44 that Cambell uses. Also what would be a good set of more streetable tires? I am looking at either the Pirelli MT90 Scorpions or the Michelin X-11 Trial tires. Any suggestions/ideas? Thanks

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Where can you find Terraflex tires at? I tried a year or so ago and was told that no more were available. I sure would be interested, this would be awesome on the 650R. Thanks for help.

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Yep, that's the site. I have not ordered one yet but plan on it for sure. I've got a Kenda Trakmaster on it now that I've trashed in less than 500 miles. I used to run nothing but Tereflex on my CR500's. There is NO BETTER tire for dirt than the Tereflex. Straight line acceleration, cornering are superb in mud, sand, rocks, roots and hardpack. Pretty good on pavement too although not DOT in the 140/80 series. They last a LONG time and can be trimmed often to get your edges back.

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Thank you for the info. I have one Terra-flex left with about 1/2 tread. I use it on the dualsport ride in Daytona every year. I am stoked to have a source for these. A must for Big-bore thumpers in slop or sand.

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I just got a Tera-Flex delivered, and it is impressive!

Take a gander at this:

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And it IS DOT APPROVED in the 140/80-18 size.

Hope this helps,

Brandon

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The price was nice.

I paid $80.00, and that included UPS shipping from LA to WA.

For the front, I run a DOT approved Dunlop 606. I have yet to mount the Tera-Flex, but when I do I will give a full breakdown of the tires performance.

Brandon

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Just ordered mine yesterday. $60 for the tire and $12 to ship to Michigan. I've ran these for years on CR500's. There is NO better big bore tire available. I put 900 ice screws in my tereflex on winter for ice racing. Took them all out in the spring and ran it hard with no chunking and very little wear. They are superb tires, especially for the money. The only bad thing is it's virtually impossible for anyone to ride behind you. It throws metric tons of dirt and rocks a good distance! :)

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The only bad thing is it's virtually impossible for anyone to ride behind you. It throws metric tons of dirt and rocks a good distance!

I thought about this, and I concluded that it is not my problem.

:)

Brandon

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I now have the Tera-Flex mounted on my WZ400, and will be doing a long-term evaluation of the tire on the WR400 side of the house.

Swing by and check it out if you are interested.

Brandon

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Does anyone know 100% for sure that this thing will fit on my XR650L?? I'm thinking it won't, but I wish it did!

:)

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Does anyone know 100% for sure that this thing will fit on my XR650L?? I'm thinking it won't, but I wish it did!

:D

When I had a 140 (Metzler) on my XR600 it barely rubbed my stock muffler (paint still missing there). My 140 tire didn't look near as wide as that monster Terraflex.

:D I'm guessing it wont fit either :)

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Awesome looking tires! :) What size would be best for a 2000 XR650R?

Need to get one but am unsure on size. If anyone could stear me to the best size I would greatly appreciate it. :D I just ride dirt, no street riding.

Thanks

Redmanrandyed

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Danco Buh-dy! How ya been? Hey, I thought you were gonna go all Motard with the Screaming Pig? What happen? Inquiring minds want to know? :)

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I use a small floor jack and put up in the sub frame and then.....well, it fit a lot better.

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