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Old 11-26-2007, 04:39 PM   #1
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G650X Tyre choices?

What are people running on their GX's? I know Dunlop do a 908 (140-80-18) for the rear, but I thought someone was running a 606 or 605? How would these fit?

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Old 11-26-2007, 07:40 PM   #2
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. plan on putting a 606 on my rear.
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Old 11-26-2007, 08:12 PM   #3
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:34 PM   #4
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Old 11-26-2007, 10:01 PM   #5
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D 606 Dunlop on the rear and a Maxxis Maxcross IT on the front. Very happy.
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Old 11-26-2007, 10:04 PM   #6
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Michelin Baja's front and rear. My wondertires.

When aired down they give plenty grip in muddy slimey stuff, and at 10psi they are stable enough for long stretches on hard surfaces. And they don't feel squirrely at high speeds.
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Old 11-26-2007, 10:58 PM   #7
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D 606 Dunlop on the rear and a Maxxis Maxcross IT on the front. Very happy.
What size Steady? Cause the Dunlop importer here in OZ, who is a client of mine, says that they don't do a 606 in a 140x18 !?
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Old 11-27-2007, 01:06 AM   #8
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Old 11-27-2007, 04:16 AM   #9
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Michelin Baja's front and rear. My wondertires.

When aired down they give plenty grip in muddy slimey stuff, and at 10psi they are stable enough for long stretches on hard surfaces. And they don't feel squirrely at high speeds.
Ditto. Put on Baja's +rim locks and love them. I usually try to run at least 18psi, an attempt at keeping the rims straight.
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Old 11-27-2007, 04:51 AM   #10
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What size Steady? Cause the Dunlop importer here in OZ, who is a client of mine, says that they don't do a 606 in a 140x18 !?
SteveRed, Dunlop 606 130x18.



If you insist on the 140 try the D908RR. In fact I may just try that tyre next time round myself.

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Old 11-27-2007, 09:44 AM   #11
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I'm presently running a MAXXIS MAXXCROSS IT Rear and I couldn't be happier. Keep in mind that I ride 85% dirt/sand and 15% street...

I've had great luck with Maxxis tires. Kenda tires wear very well too, however I didn't like their feel on street.

My bike came with a set of Michelin Dual Sport DOT knobbys...The rear lasted 800 miles...I still have the front on (2000 miles)...
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Old 11-27-2007, 06:48 PM   #12
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Rear D606 130/90 x 18

Front MT21 stock size

Love this setup for trails!
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Old 11-27-2007, 07:26 PM   #13
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Any reason the guys that are running the 606 in the rear are not using them up front?
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:53 AM   #14
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Any reason the guys that are running the 606 in the rear are not using them up front?
I don't like the way the front 606 wears. The knobs tend to cup really bad and makes any kind of highway riding on it a bit nervous and unpredictable (not that this bike sees much, if any, highway time). I guess my choice is just habit from previous dualsports.
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Old 12-03-2007, 03:06 AM   #15
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I might have a look at the Maxxis! Thanks guys
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