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Offline Swanny

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Re: Best tyres for cornering and handling
Reply #70 on: November 24, 2020, 05:29:01 PM
Another really good review of the Avon Trekriders

https://motoadventurer.com/2018/05/02/avon-trekrider-long-term-tire-review/

I'm going to have a set fitted to mine as soon as I can
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Re: Best tyres for cornering and handling
Reply #71 on: November 25, 2020, 02:44:06 AM
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I drag pegs and side cases on Shinko 705s.  :027:

30,000 KM on mine, awesome handling wet or dry on every type of road surface (and we have a real variety here in Thailand)

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Re: Best tyres for cornering and handling
Reply #72 on: November 25, 2020, 01:53:02 PM
*Originally Posted by Swanny [+]
Another really good review of the Avon Trekriders

https://motoadventurer.com/2018/05/02/avon-trekrider-long-term-tire-review/

I'm going to have a set fitted to mine as soon as I can

Swanny, what about they don't make them in our sizes?

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Re: Best tyres for cornering and handling
Reply #73 on: November 25, 2020, 06:06:43 PM
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Swanny, what about they don't make them in our sizes?

I spoke to the chap today. He said they only make a 170/60 17 in the Trekrider. They do a 160/60 in the Trailrider
I'm not sure if that will fit  :187:
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Re: Best tyres for cornering and handling
Reply #74 on: December 24, 2020, 09:20:03 AM
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Michelin Pilot Road 4 and Road5 are ususlly highly prized by users.

Agree, when I changed the stock tires for Pilots it made a huge difference. Had a lot of microslides with the stock tires but since I put on the Pilots I haven't had any, even in the wet.

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Reply #75 on: January 03, 2021, 07:06:34 PM
I was considering replacing my tires with Avon Trailriders,
Anybody have any experience with them on a 2016 CB500X

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Re: Best tyres for cornering and handling
Reply #76 on: January 03, 2021, 09:06:18 PM
I intend to replace my OE fitment Dunlops with Avon Trailriders. I've them them fitted on two previous bikes, a BMW R100GS and a Yamaha XTZ1200 Super tenere. These tyres are excellent IMHO, they grip well on tarmac wet or dry, and they were fine for easy off road stuff like hard packed dirt, loose gravel, just not thick mud. The wear on them is reasonable too.
Last Edit: January 03, 2021, 09:10:31 PM by fatal