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Old 03-26-2013, 11:31 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by FakeName View Post
I think he makes a legitimate point. People may be doing it (I do) but that does not mean it's technically correct, and I appreciate the observation. And, simply because the KTM chose to use the Dunlop does not mean automatically the Motoz WILL work. As you pointed out yourself, different tires have different profiles.

I've emailed Motoz directly and asked specifically about this application, and will let theis thread know their response, if any.

Worth pointing out though- this is a direct quote from their website:

It's had an overhaul since 2007 and is now 1kg ligher, making it an excellent tyre for adventure bikes and big bore enduro bikes with a 2.5 inch rim used in off road applications.
Sure it is a legit point. My point is too. Empirical evidence has shown that mounting these tires on a 4.25 inch rim will not specifically cause them to fail.

Also, if you look under "Tyre Selection" on the Motoz website is shows a diagram of the 140 Tractionator on a 3.5 inch rim.
'06 950 Adventure S
'10 Husaberg FX 450
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