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Old 02-08-2013, 04:11 PM   #73699
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Originally Posted by majorfaller View Post
I just discovered this thread and I am sure this has been addressed but I could not find it. My 2006 DR650 eats rear tires. Best I get is 5000 miles. Any recommendations? I am probably 80/20 street to dirt.
Like others have said, that's normal. It's not the bike; it's the tires. I run Shinko 705's and can get 6000 out of a rear tire but it's stretching it. If I run a full knobby, it'll be quite a bit less.

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'96 Suzuki DR650
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