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  1. F650 Twin Discussion (including F700 and F800)
    Hello, I'm looking to buy some 50/50 tyres, looking at the trailmax mission. But... I cannot for love nor money get any 140/80 17 anywhere. It was suggested that it might be ok to use 150/70 instead and wanted to see if anyone runs the slightly larger tyre. And has had success. 150/70 would...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all. Has anyone fitted a set of Anakee 3 to their 2006 GS? I did a search on and it came up with the Anakee for a match to the rear wheel but it wasn't mentioned in the list of matches for the front. Sizes I used for the search were: Front - 100/90 S19 Rear - 130/80 S17 :think:
  3. Sale - Wanted - Swap (UK Only)
    So I have: 1x 21" front wheel which is without a tyre but has a disc. Wheel part number: 36317654448 in excellent condition. £120 1x 19" front wheel fitted with a decent 110/80 Continental Twinduro tyre but without the disc. Wheel part number: 36317651150 for the F650GS and G650GS all models up...
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    I am running Pilot Activs. The book says sees manufacturer for pressures. I have contacted Michelin. They say they usually recommend the pressures from the bike manufacturer but note that newer tyres may require different pressures. They say for theses tyres and this bike they recommend 2.2 (34...
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Hello, Couple of questions about bike use etc during Winter. Do people use their bikes in winter? If so, what about snow, ice etc? Do you use the tyres with studs in them?
  6. Chatter
    I am after replacing both tyres on my F650ST. I have been quoted £186 fitted for Bridgestones and £215 fitted for Bridgestone Trail Wings. This seems a bit pricey to me, does the forum have any opinions on this. I would rather have a different make but all say that the Bridgestones would be the...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    I have Michelin Pilot Activ tyres on my '96 Funduro. Does anyone know the correct pressures? Thanks
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all I am becoming a bit of a regular on here - hopefully start to contribute some answers in time as well as ask the questions! Anyone had any experience of these? I do no off-road (except the occasional gravel car park!) :big grin:
  9. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Hi All, has anyone ventured to put a 170 section rear tyre on a cs? regards 747broom
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Does anyone have any ideas on how to get more top end from my F650CS Scarver? I need a new tyre and was thinking of fitting 160/70, does anyone know if it will fit. It's fairly close to the swing arm with current, worn, 160/60. Any options to change belt/sprockets? TIA Francois.
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    confidence on the road! Im looking to replace the trail/road half and half things on my funduro at the moment because i just don't feel confident with them ! Has anyone got any recommendations for full on road tyres ? Whats the biggest width and do they have to be tubed or tubeless ? thanks...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, Was just looking at changing my tyres and while i'm at it my chain and rear sprockets are getting abit worn too, Oh, that's for Tourances, front, rear sprocket. I've been quoted £415 for both from rainbow + fitting and over £450 by allan jefferies. I was wondering if anyone could...
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all, Ive had a look on the threads but am unable to find anything on tyres. When my Avon Roadriders need replacing, what should I fit? What is the general concensus? Also what tyre pressures are ok, manual figures? :think:
  14. Bike Tech / Kit / Reviews
    Hi everyone , I am new to the forum and am wondering what everyone recommends for road tyres. I have just purchased a BMW F650 GS 2004 and the front tyre is worn and whant to know what a recommendeds tyre for 75% road 25% off road. Price not an issue. Thank you for your comment in advance. Simon...
  15. F650 Single Discussion
    I will soon need to replace the rear tyre on my F650 Strada. It presently has a Metzeler MEZ2 on the rear and a Metzeler Lasertec on the front. I like the MEZ2 but some say it is no longer available although it is the only MEZ2 still shown on the Metzeler website. What's the opinion of the...
  16. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all thanks for all the good advice one gets here. Time to change my tyres what do people recommend Metzler and Continental quite popular but have seen recommendations for Avon. What are the tyre sizes and which make do you recommend. F650 1996 Red:dance:
  17. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi,can anyone recommend suitable tyres for my 2001 f650gs which i have just brought. i use the bike for commuting to work on a 40 mile round trip down the motorway, and do not intend to use it off road. Also where is the best place to get replacement chain and sprockets for the bike.
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all,time to change my tyres on my F650ST, would like road and trail type, realising road holding maybe affected, so looking for opinions advice for above tyre choice for the ST, Thanks in advance Mal.
  19. F650 Single Discussion
    Well I have chosen to have a Michelin Sirac for the rear of my F650 ST, they are a good price, the right shape and the right colour, the next decision is should I go tubed or tubeless. This is where advice is needed, I know there are benefits to both.
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