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Old 12-28-2012, 01:10 AM   #770
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E09 premeture wear

Hi Mitas,

I had an E09 Dakar fitted to the rear of my 690 enduro prior to Christmas anticipating the dry rocky conditions in the Victorian high country. I've had one once before on my DR650 which I would have probably got about 6000km out of riding mostly Flinders Ranges type terrain.
We've had a fairly short day of 135km in steepish hills around Omeo today but I suspect something is not right with this tyre. I generally run about 20psi in the rear. It seems to be chipping badly and its happening on the drive side all the way to the root of the tread. I certainly havn't been doing anything different with my riding style. Last tyre I had on was a MT21 which did more than 4500km. I would expect the E09 to get at least that, but at this rate I've got buckleys of that. My brothers 690 has a D908 on it, same pressure etc and is nothing like this.
Can you shed any light on this please?
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