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Old 11-26-2012, 02:38 PM   #16419
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Originally Posted by milestones View Post
should I go with a stock size 130 or what are the benefits of running a 140 rear TKC80?

140 IMHO:
  • Larger upright contact patch for most situations
  • More sidewall area for the twisties
  • Looks meaner!
Slimmer tires might be a bit better for cutting through loose / slippery stuff to find traction off-road, and may keep the slim look Triumph wanted for the bike, but I immediately one size up at the front and rear and liked it better.
'Ave it.

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