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Old 04-19-2014, 07:11 AM   #1
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Thumbs down F800GS Tyres

Hi guys,i am looking to replace the Scorpion Trails. There's plenty of thread left but these tyres are just dangerous even on road. No Grip, and absolutely no straight line stability above 110km/h. I've tried balancing,adjusting pressures but nothing works. By far the worst tyres i've had on a bike.

Also, i've recently noticed that cracks appeared in the front tyre thread.

Looking for a road tyre but with the basic off road capability or an 80/20.

I was looking at the Anakee 3 or the Tourance Next.

Any suggestions?

Thank you
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Old 04-19-2014, 08:05 AM   #2
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http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=415604

Theres a whole load of tire discussion in the link index above, but for whats its worth, Tourance gets scared just looking at gravel in my experience.
Heard very good things about anakee iii, but never used them myself.
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Old 04-19-2014, 11:46 AM   #3
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Thanks! Going for the Anakees most probably
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Old 04-19-2014, 01:05 PM   #4
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take the TR91 better than anakee. They have the best possible grip on wet surfaces they do it all great for a 80/20 tyre.
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Old 06-16-2014, 06:03 PM   #5
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I got 7k out of my OEM tires. Switched to Tourance Next and had them for 8k, limited it to the road. Just switched to K60's and couldn't be happier.
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Old 06-16-2014, 06:26 PM   #6
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TKC80's except if I'm doing a 3000k+ pavement trip - still have the OEM rubber to abuse for that.

Tires, oil, best helmet, the faster colour…many threads, many, MANY different opinions. Get a set and if you don't like them change and sell the used ones.
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Old 06-16-2014, 06:57 PM   #7
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take the TR91 better than anakee. They have the best possible grip on wet surfaces they do it all great for a 80/20 tyre.
Are they tube-type only? The Dunlop webpage doesn't specify.

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Old 06-16-2014, 07:43 PM   #8
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Scorpion mt90 A/T and Shinko 705

Scorpion mt90 A/T up front and and Shinko 705 on the rear.
Stable on rad up to high speeds. Good in the wet. Great on gravel and dirt roads. Ok in dry trails.
Not a miracle. So not as good as a knobbie in mud.
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Old 06-17-2014, 07:10 AM   #9
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Are they tube-type only? The Dunlop webpage doesn't specify.

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front and back are both TL (19", even 21" and of course the 17").

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Old 06-17-2014, 08:18 AM   #10
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TKC80's except if I'm doing a 3000k+ pavement trip - still have the OEM rubber to abuse for that.

Tires, oil, best helmet, the faster colour…many threads, many, MANY different opinions. Get a set and if you don't like them change and sell the used ones.
Same boat here. But I went with the Karoo 3.
Still have the scorpions for that very long on road trip.
Love the Karoos 3!
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Take a look at the thread index toward the top of the page. When you ask a question that has been talked to death you don't get reasoned responses. Dave
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