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Old 05-19-2013, 04:18 AM   #6674
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Originally Posted by y0y02369 View Post
So I do most of my riding on highways for commuting to and from school but i do enjoy off road as well... so would you guys advise having a tire for both or one for each, off and on road? I really like the look of some of the road tires, but don't want to look like an idiot getting stuck everywhere and not moving because of my tires not catching dirt... so what you guys think??

I put a set of shinko 244's on my girlfriends klr and like them. Theyre going on mine next.

Very similar to the 270's mentioned above.

Other people may feel different. I'm used to knobbies.


Road- good handling, quiet enough, tracks well. Not a sport bike tire but good enough.

Gravel- as good as can be expected.

Dirt- I'm not quite used to them. Its weird to me. They feel like a true dirt tire until they slip. Basically they hook up good, but if you get in a slippery section you're going to be spinning a lot. They don't dig in like a knobbie.

Wet grass- umm... have someone ready with a camera. I manged to wreck in the yard the first time I rode it.

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