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Old 02-21-2012, 06:23 PM   #31
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I recently bought a bandit 1200 which is real simular i would say and i would like to start doing some light off road riding and was wounding how the FZ1 was on dirt gravel roads, and what kind of tires you used and how they worked.
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:41 PM   #32
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Has anybody used the pirelli scorpions trails the 95% on road 5% off road, off road much im wondering how they are on dirt and gravel roads.
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:46 PM   #33
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where did you find the sizes you needed and what size did you use stock?
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Old 02-22-2012, 01:52 AM   #34
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Look for Dunlop D616 Instead

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where did you find the sizes you needed and what size did you use stock?

dunlop d616 for the rear was a 180/55/17


picked them up through cycle gear set right at around $200

do a web search

dunlop d616 for the front was 120/70/17


favorite bandit thus far.....


they are true all around bikes.....
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:21 AM   #35
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I did a little dual sporting on my first gen FZ1.

Wheeler Pass outside Las Vegas.



Wow!
Congratulations Fitty, the FZ1 first gen is a great bike!
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Old 06-15-2012, 12:26 AM   #36
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Me too I did a dualsport ride with my FZS1000 last sunday

Passo di Croce Arcana, between Emilia-Romagna and Toscana.














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Old 06-15-2012, 03:17 PM   #37
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Me too I did a dualsport ride with my FZS1000 last sunday

Passo di Croce Arcana, between Emilia-Romagna and Toscana.
Very nice! Thanks for sharing those pictures.
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Old 06-16-2012, 11:49 AM   #38
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We have several, light traffic, twisty, secondary roads aound here. A lot of them are pretty chewed up. I was always favorably impressed by the FZ1's composure on these roads at a "brisk" pace.
It worked suprisingly well on lightly graveled roads too. If the gravel was fresh, i.e. thick, I thought that fat back tire got a little floaty. Kind of had to let it have its head and not try to keep too tight a rein on it. I think a narrower back tire would have helped on gravel. I didn't ride it that much on gravel so never investigated tire possibilities.
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