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View Poll Results: Which tyres do you use and prefer?
Avon 33 7.73%
Bridgestone 32 7.49%
Continental 63 14.75%
Dunlop 24 5.62%
Maxxis 10 2.34%
Metzler 93 21.78%
Michelin 76 17.80%
Pirelli 100 23.42%
Yokohama 2 0.47%
Other - please specify 46 10.77%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 427. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-07-06, 17:04
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Which Tyres do you have?

Please let us know which tyres you use, to see which one is the most popular brand and model.

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Pirelli Dragon.
I didn't choose them. They were on the bike when i bought it.
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Pirelli Dragon originally on the bike.But when they finish their journey what to choose?Opinions gentlemen!
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Pirelli Dragon originally on the bike.But when they finish their journey what to choose?Opinions gentlemen!
Obviously this poll is meant to find out what everyone chose to fit after the STD Pirelli have squared off and died ever so prematurely, however the choice is there for you once the poll has been fully been representated by the majority of members, it has to be said that tyre choice is strictly personal and some people might love Pirelli and Bridgestone and some other hate them, Continentals and Dunlop are popular but me I prefer Avons and Maxxis so again its personal taste. I don't like semi slicks I prefer tyres with a more pronounced tread pattern on them, and thats not because of look but because of my riding style I need more grip and water repulsion because I ride in all kinds of weather. Wet and sometime -5 in the winter mornings so for me the softer and grippier the tyre the better. I have got no time to wait for tyres to warm up.
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Other - please specify:

I'm currently running Conti TKC 80 front and Mich MT21 rear for offroad summer riding.

Later in the year as it gets wetter I'll go back to the stock XT660R treads.

I'd be interested to know what offroad treads others are using both for on and off road riding.
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I have metzeler,i do ride offroad(but soft,bike is not made for hard offroad),mine have 5100 km on clock and it looks like i put them yesterday (XTR)
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just fitted a new Conti SM on the rear. Seems to be pretty good so far
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Siracs supplied with bike - intend to get another pair of wheels when pension allows to keep one set for road/trail other set for full nobblies. Siracs O.K. for mixed use - done 3000km and rear will need replacing soon (gravel is not good for tyres of any make).
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Best tyres for the XTR are the Metzler Tourance, try them and you will thank me for the advice.
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Heidenhau rear, Mich T63 front
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