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Old 03-08-2013, 03:59 PM   #16
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What tubeless 18 inchers have you used? I didn't seem to see many when I was looking but a lot of them didn't say TT or TL on the interweb.
None. Never had many 18"ers.
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Old 03-16-2013, 05:16 AM   #17
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if ya like the 18 '',,well just swap out the 17 rim for an 18''

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I wondered the same thing about the 17" rear. When I was shopping 18" rears for my G650X, there was a myriad of DOT dirt tires and for the most part they were cheap. I ended up putting the MEFO Super Explorer on a couple thousand miles before I sold it and I LOVED THAT TIRE. So when I got my 8gs I went right back to MEFO and they don't make that tire in a 17". Ended up with the Heidenau which is OK, but the Super Explorer looked great on the bike, looked aggressive but had great road manner and would hook up in anything. It seems that DS tires in the 17" are mostly street tires with a few exceptions. Yes, I know the Conti looks great, but if I'm going to spend that much on a tire, I want it to last more than 4K.
FYI,,,you just swap em out!!! better off road manners to boot,,you'll need a different spoke kit and possibly a different rear sprocket,,will also raise rear end circa 3/4''

just saying the off road crowd digs em the most
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