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Old 08-14-2012, 10:22 AM   #5041
Gros Buck
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Originally Posted by Seth S View Post
If you do not run DOT you will die. Every DOT tire has had a fee paid to the governement so that it can have the DOT letters stamped into the side of the tire. Non DOT tires will explode the instant they touch concrete or pavement and you and everyone in your family will instantly die.
Well maybe yes ...

I tried Michelin M12 and S12 on the 690 and after 500 km, 30% of the knobs on the rear wheel were gone. Reported missing on duty. Needless to say the bike's behavior was similar to some compacting equipments.

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