Originally Posted by majorfaller
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.