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Old 09-12-2011, 12:44 PM   #181
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There was an article on a magazine, comparing a few different tyres. I'm putting the data on a worksheet. Can someone please check if my translations make sense?

You can find the doc here.

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Old 09-12-2011, 01:58 PM   #182
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I was heart broken because of my Michelin Anakee 2s.... I thought they were so good, but those guys don't agree...


I hope someone can use these numbers. I know I will... New Continental Trail Attacks for me.
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:40 PM   #183
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That is a great chart, thanks ...
Which part of the data - if any was off-road ... that part is not clear to me ... after a beer or two anyway...
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:43 PM   #184
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That is a great chart, thanks ...
Which part of the data - if any was off-road ... that part is not clear to me ... after a beer or two anyway...
Glad you liked it. None of it was off road.
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Old 11-06-2011, 02:09 AM   #185
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I have the conti trail attack on the rear and it is OK on gravel but no real grip in wet dirt/clay or in sand. Good tire though, I like it.
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Old 03-25-2012, 08:28 AM   #186
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Great thread, it convinced me to order a set. best price I found was jake wilson.. free shipping too
$265 for the set
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:36 AM   #187
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Great thread, it convinced me to order a set. best price I found was jake wilson.. free shipping too
$265 for the set

+1 on Jake Wilson. Best price, fast delivery, tires were nice and round :)

Ha, I just realized that I actually go my tires here at a slightly better price and service was great: http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:43 AM   #188
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I bought Conti Trail Attack II last year and done about 3000miles so far... I was lucky because most of time it was dry.
I would be very interested about how it is on wet road because the summer is coming what means that in UK the rain season is coming too :)
Any feedback about it before I crash ?
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Old 03-25-2012, 02:37 PM   #189
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I bought Conti Trail Attack II last year and done about 3000miles so far... I was lucky because most of time it was dry.
I would be very interested about how it is on wet road because the summer is coming what means that in UK the rain season is coming too :)
Any feedback about it before I crash ?
I posted a tyre comparison on one of the tyre threads. I remember it not excelling on wet. I would send the link if I wasn't on my mobile. Look for the thread on my list of topics/posts.


It got 6/10, 1 being the best. Since its a comparison, it doesn't mean it's bad, just that it's not as good as the rest.
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Old 03-25-2012, 02:40 PM   #190
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I posted a tyre comparison on one of the tyre threads. I remember it not excelling on wet. I would send the link if I wasn't on my mobile. Look for the thread on my list of topics/posts.


It got 6/10, 1 being the best. Since its a comparison, it doesn't mean it's bad, just that it's not as good as the rest.
I just noticed the article is on this thread a couple of pages back. Better read the whole topic before asking for info that was already given, huh?


Sorry. I'm a bit cranky and I went to some trouble getting the info together for all the inmates that day. I don't like feeling it was wasted time.

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Old 03-26-2012, 12:20 PM   #191
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About to mount my 3rd CTA on the rear of a 08 KLR. Front still on after 11K miles and good for more. Did several sets of Avon's, both Distanzia and Gripsters- hard rubber and not great molding - reasonable wear. Tried an Annakee - nice but wore quickly.

Love the CTA's! On black top they really give one confidence in the dry. Been good in the wet too. I never get to really wearing out a back tire - but I guess I would get 5-6k miles. I tend to ride 3-4 k mile road trips and starting on a ride like that with a 1/2 worn tire is not smart.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:10 AM   #192
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I bought Conti Trail Attack II last year and done about 3000miles so far... I was lucky because most of time it was dry.
I would be very interested about how it is on wet road because the summer is coming what means that in UK the rain season is coming too :)
Any feedback about it before I crash ?

I ride in the rain all the time and usually don't change my pace too much if the roads are wet. I find that the TAs perform quite well in the wet.
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Old 03-27-2012, 08:29 PM   #193
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Alloy wheeled Bonnevilles are not easy to fit tires. One inmate recommended Conti Road Attack on front and Trail Attack on rear. Those have now have about 1,000 miles on them, and the ride is excellent. Some might think this combination is a bit unusual, but I recommend this combination over OEM selection.

With the Trail Attack on back, the Bonny does have a tendency now to head down rural unpaved roads...

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Old 03-28-2012, 12:42 PM   #194
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Tourance again

After reading this thread and many others, seems to me that will stay with Tourance once more!!! If it works, why fix it?
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:30 PM   #195
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I was looking at these to make my Tiger 1050 a little more comfortable on the unavoidable dirt roads I ride on, but a full set is $133 more than a set of Pirelli Scorpion Trails (from BikeBandit.com). Is there any reason to think the Contis are that much better a tire?
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