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Old 02-18-2013, 06:04 AM   #16126
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So who rides with a xd3/4 or hornet type helmet? How is the wind control on the S10 with stock screen?

Im 6'3" and apparently only the the second generation in my family to walk upright (my inseam is 32/33 my sleeve is 36/37) and im pretty long torsoed so the stock screen sucks for me.

The tall screen was a little better.

Didnt get it right until the v-stream tall screen, thats the ticket for me, I wear an AGV D/S helmet with comm system, no issues at all.
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:41 AM   #16127
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i ride with k60 and get 10000 miles on them no problem. you can feel the knobs when under 15mph but thats a knobbie for you. they are great on highways. big blocks dont last for shit.
So what you are saying is get both k60 and just get used to it?
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:58 AM   #16128
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Question Front tire, TKC80 or K60?

I'm about to change my tires. I want to keep the K60 on the rear ( Happy with that after 15000 km ), but in front ,I don't know...
TKC80 is better off road, and gives less mileage on road than the K60 . That I know !
What I need to know, to make my decision, is the TKC80 grip on road ( compared to the K60 ) ???
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:33 AM   #16129
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Had a set of the TKC's on my GSA and could grind the pegs through corners. A little squishy/wiggly but not too concerning after you got used to it.
You won't get as good traction in the rain as compared with a less aggressive tire.
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:36 AM   #16130
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The XT1200Z Yamaha Super Tenere should COME with K'60's on it. :)

It would be a much better understood bike on the showroom floor too.
Considering what the bike felt like the 1st time I rode with the K60's () that probably wouldn't be such a good idea....

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Old 02-18-2013, 08:40 AM   #16131
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I need some advice here.
I just ordered k60 rear for the trip to Colorado in June. My question is about which front tire to get. I read some reports about bad vibrations coming from front on k60. Will getting different front fix this problem? How bad is it on k60 fronts. Thanks.
I love my K60 rear / TKC front combo.


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Old 02-18-2013, 08:42 AM   #16132
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What kind of mileage are you getting out of the front TKC?
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:45 AM   #16133
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So who rides with a xd3/4 or hornet type helmet? How is the wind control on the S10 with stock screen?
I have/had, a XD4 and a stock screen. Not all that happy with the noise level. My friend lBever has same helmet with a Parabellum medium screen. Now I have a Parabellum medium. Much better! I'm 5'11". I think the medium is 22".
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:39 AM   #16134
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So who rides with a xd3/4 or hornet type helmet? How is the wind control on the S10 with stock screen?

I ride with a XD3, and my stock screen is in the upper position. For me is ok, but I'm only 5'8" ( 173 cm ).

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Old 02-18-2013, 11:26 AM   #16135
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I have an XD3. The stock screen didn't work at all, so I put on a cal-sci XL with touratech adjuster and that did the trick. I'm 6'5" or so.
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:27 AM   #16136
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Had a set of the TKC's on my GSA and could grind the pegs through corners. A little squishy/wiggly but not too concerning after you got used to it.
You won't get as good traction in the rain as compared with a less aggressive tire.
Thanks DaFoole,
TKC80 is more aggressive than the K60, but at the same time is a softer tire. So one thing should compensate the other, and the difference on traction ( road ) should be minimal ???
Need an expert on both tires before I spend my money
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:00 PM   #16137
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Considering what the bike felt like the 1st time I rode with the K60's () that probably wouldn't be such a good idea....

I get what you are saying, but it would just feel like a dirt bike feels on the street.
Which is what I was thinking the buyer SHOULD know. :)
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:55 PM   #16138
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Im trying now som Mitas E09 Dakar. At the end of March Im going to Morocco and need a hard tyre. The Mitas is proven to be REALLY hard!!
I have a 90/90-21 TKC in front and the combo works well, except in a wet tarmac where the Mitas is awful.
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:24 PM   #16139
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Im 6'3" and apparently only the the second generation in my family to walk upright (my inseam is 32/33 my sleeve is 36/37) and im pretty long torsoed so the stock screen sucks for me.

The tall screen was a little better.

Didnt get it right until the v-stream tall screen, thats the ticket for me, I wear an AGV D/S helmet with comm system, no issues at all.
Me too. I was using the OEM touring screen and with an XD it was bad. Put the tall V Stream and
nothing but calm air. Just looks a little supersized.


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Old 02-18-2013, 04:29 PM   #16140
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I have an XD3. The stock screen didn't work at all, so I put on a cal-sci XL with touratech adjuster and that did the trick. I'm 6'5" or so.

XD3 here with stock screen in top postion. 5'11 no issues.
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