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Old 02-14-2013, 04:53 PM   #16
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Just put a set on mine this week. First ride on them will be this Saturday on the SETX200.
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:17 AM   #17
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Love em, mainly on the rear. They last the longest, the exact miles is directly correlated to my level of anger.

They will run flat too, without destroying a rim if you aren't a whistle dick about it.
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:34 AM   #18
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i get around 2,500 out of the rear on my f650gs but havent run a front 606 in a long time. i remember them cupping on me pretty quickly.
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:42 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by BlueLghtning View Post
Just curious. Was this just a one time deal you found maybe on a set someone had or in a shop or is there an actual store that is discounting them that much that you can share with us? I would really be surprised if a store is selling multiple sets that cheap, but gotta ask.

I'm in the market for a set and at that price that would be awesome. Heck even just the rear at $60, I would be happy.
as much as i would like to say there is a store selling them for this price, i simply cannot.

I found them on craigslist
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Old 02-15-2013, 12:54 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by misterjack View Post
as much as i would like to say there is a store selling them for this price, i simply cannot.

I found them on craigslist
I figured as much, but had to ask to make sure. Congrats on finding an awesome deal!
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:46 PM   #21
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I have a set of 606's on my '07 EXC450. I;ve used 606's, MT21's and Kenda Trackmasters and have found the MT21 might get you a bit longer service life, The Kenda is the best offroad in dirt and mud and the 606's are a decent compromise between the two. I've used them all on DRZ400's, EXC450's RXC400's and RXC620's.
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:45 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by bikeslut View Post

front pushes a lot on my DRZ in the dirt... I hear the bigger bikes get better results in the dirt. Something about the sidewall being pretty stiff, and the heavier bikes exploit this, whereas the lighter bikes suffer

My 530EXC has a set that was installed by the previous owner. They are perfectly fine in a straight line: braking, accelerating, climbing, etc. But have no edge grip at all, just skating around corners, and not holding worth a crap on sidehills. I attribute this to the stiff sidewalls. The 950 guys like the front 606 with the 908RR rear, and we've heard from KLR riders in this thread who like them, so it must be the weight/sidewall stiffness thing.

Granted, I'm talking about eastern woods and grass track conditions where the 606 shouldn't be expected to work like a full knobby. I'm about to swap them out for a set of Kenda Washougal Stickies.

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