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Old 04-03-2015, 04:05 AM   #1
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New tires

Looking for advice once again for new tires. I have a 2012 Tiger, I have only ever tried the stock scorpions and the Kenda 784. I live in northern Michigan (lower peninsula) we have lots of sand, even the gravel roads get pretty sandy. I ride mostly on the gravel and 2tracks but want to ride the pavement occasionally.

I didn't think the Kendas were all that great, the bike still handled like crap in the sand.

Any advice?
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Old 04-03-2015, 03:10 PM   #2
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Did you read this thread?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=908758
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Old 04-03-2015, 03:21 PM   #3
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I haven't read that thread, I started to after you posted it but the OP is inquiring about an xc, I don't have an xc, I have a Tiger. I will read thru it later to see if there is info that would apply to a plain tiger
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Old 04-03-2015, 03:41 PM   #4
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Sorry about that. I missed the non XC part. Rear tire is still the same size. There might still be some good info in there for you.
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Old 04-03-2015, 07:59 PM   #5
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Ankakees seemed to do okay on dirt, don't know about sand or mud, I run sport touring rubber on mine Bridgstone T30's, they work fine on pavement or a fire road. I wouldn't want to hit a road with mud with them but for how mine is used they work well and they run about $230/pair plus Bridgstone had a $40 rebate going on and I picked up a set of them after rebate they cost $190. I also got a pair of their S20 EVO's for $177 for my Daytona, but the rebate ended in March.
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Old 04-04-2015, 09:22 AM   #6
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I'm thinking of trying the continental TKC 80's
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