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  1. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Helllo I have Avon Roadrider tyres fitted to my strada and i noticed on my rear tyre today it is cracking along the centre of the tyre at the base of the blocks. Has anyone else had this problem and what suggestions are there in regards whether they should be replaced for free or if there is a...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    Need to replace my rear tyre - currently I have Touratech Maxlin (or something like that quite dark to see), they seems quite stubly, I DON'T go off road but do alot of miles in ALL weather. I need a great tyre especially for wet, slippery, muddy, fenland roads :-) Any ideas please?:)
  3. G650GS Discussion
    I was extremly happy with the handling and balance of the bike but doing some checks noticed that both tyres were down on pressure by about 5psi from the recommended 32psi and 36 psi (2.2bar, 2.5bar) as in the handbook. Having corrected both pressures the front end now seems 'a bit too lively'...
  4. F650 Twin Discussion (including F700 and F800)
    Crikey, I'm full of questions tonight, even if this is an old hoary one...:big grin: I've clocked just over 5k in the last 5 months and have noticed that the existing Tourance tyres are looking like they won't go more than 2-3k and they seem to have lost the 100% confidence in the wet edge...
  5. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    I know some people take on the challenge of changing their own tyres. I sometimes do mine rather than handing it to the bike shop (just to keep my hand in...). If anyone is interested I was in Poundland this morning and they are selling tyre levers (I think they are 15" ones) for (perhaps...
  6. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    hope someone can help,have a friend traveling up from kent tommorrow and is in desperate need of a rear tyre for a funduro as we are on route to Ireland .Second hand or new ,not bothered.thanks. Anybody know of a stockist ,ferry from holyhead. Mob 07890725826
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    I have just replaced my tyres on my F650 Funduro. I have used the Metzler Tourance since I have had the bike and they have suited my style of riding. This time round after riding them gently for about a hundred miles I noticed a difference in the handling of the bike. I couldn't put my finger on...
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi All. I have recently bought a 2000 GS and I have seen on pics that it originally had this plastic "fender" over the rear tyre. (see pic) However, some previous owner has chosen to take it off. As I very much like the design with it ON, I would like if one of you could help me find such a...
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello All, I have a flat back tyre :-(. I've replaced the valve core but it's leaking from the base of the valve housing (i.e. the threaded part that goes into the wheel). It's a tubeless tyre. How do I go about fixing that? Can I fix it or does it require a new tyre? Thanks in advance, Matt
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi Tyres on my 650 Funduro are about ready to be replaced and just wanted peoples thoughts and experience. Current tyres fitted are Metzeler Tourance's and can't honestly say I've had any problems with them and was just going to replace 'like for like' but thought I'd ask advice on here first...
  11. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Hi,What would be the correct tyre pressure for riding on tarmac roads on a 1995 Funduro.Many thanks John.
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi folks :wave: I`m about to put a couple of Anakee 2 tyres on in a few days. Thing is i`ve searched Michelin site for a guide to what pressure they could recommend :puzzled:. Couldn`t find anything really. :think: Does anyone run these hoops on a Dakar? Thanks in advance Dakarnoway.
  13. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    I have sourced a Michelin Pilot Active for the rear but I dont think they do an exact match for the front in 19in (early model). Its all road work for mine so I was thinking od getting the Macadam for the front. Any thoughts? Garry
  14. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Okay people, this may seem like a stupid question, so brace yourselves! I have recently purchased a 2003 F650GS, with the original tyres (done just under 6k) Looking at buying some new tyres for a 2-week trip around europe this summer (France, Switzerland, Spain, etc...) Now, i know i have to...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, Can anyone tell me what tyre pressure to run my Pirelli Scorpion Trails at on F650 GS 06. Thanks :riding:
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    i think my tyres are about done. in the forums opinion, what is the best choice in footwear? I never go off road ( unless i run out of it) and do very low miles. any thoughts or pearls of wisdom? :whistle:
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    HI Guys I orderd a normal size 100/90 - R19 Michelin Anakee (H rated) and today an Anakee 2 110/80 R19 arrived (V rated). Reading the little I can find - it seems some people do run the 110/80 R19 sizes instead of the "official" 100/90 R19s. I think this is the size and rating of the tyre for...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, just bought an 04 Scarver as a run around, also have a Rocket 3 and a Ducati 748, it has a worn out 150 tyre on the rear, an option to lower it I believe, I know the standard fit is a 160 but can I go wider? 120/180 pairs are good value has anybody done this?
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    is 130/80/17 the right size of tyre for my 2004 twinspark, i would cheack my bike but its 450 miles away. cheers will hi all, i need a new rear tyre of my 2004 twin spark dakar, im after a good all round tyre and found these (avon gripdters) , what do you think...
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