KTM 790 Adv tire and wheel thread.

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by Migolito, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    Yeah was a pretty stunning trip. Those are just some of the pics with the bike up close and personal. Ride report to follow.
  2. hardhat

    hardhat Been here awhile Super Supporter

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    Note to all - please lable locations on photos. especially photos as amazing as these. i need to put this on my list!
    thanks for sharing.
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  3. Ty_

    Ty_ Adventurer

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    Regarding front end wobble, I put a little more preload in the rear spring and raised the forks 5mm (lowered the front of the bike). That solved my problem.
  4. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    LOLs. I’ve added captions.

    Not only will it rip your undies that it is the other side of the world, but although we were away for 9 days on this trip, all of the locations are doable as a day trip from my house!
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    Woo-Hoo!!! PARTY at bikemoto's place! :)
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  6. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    I'm in the tent space thread :D
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  7. Whodatschrome

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    I’ve run the Fattys for quite a few years on different sized KTMs. I liked their old 4ply sidewall version the best. For me, the current version has too weak of a sidewall for running anything other than with a mousse on any sized bike (including a 300 2T). I’ve also used the Fatty (with a mousse) a few times on my 950A for some races. I think their 90/100 tire is just too fat for the heavy bikes. I’m going to try out their 90/90-21 216 next with a mousse.
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  8. hardhat

    hardhat Been here awhile Super Supporter

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    Kiss my grits!
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  9. BobcatSig

    BobcatSig Fresh Off The Couch Racing

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    Ahh yes, the chubby. :D

    I ran that on my 250 XC-W and now on my Beta 300rr. I love it. You get nearly all the benefits of the fatty without the heavier tire and slower turning. I'm a convert now.
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  10. Dan D.

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  11. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    Thx dax.
  12. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    Wrestled one of the 216 fatties on today.
    ‘Twas kind of a bear with a 1.6. It’s on.
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    A gripper for the Ripper. Keep the pressure on the high side is my advice. ;)
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    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    i was running I think 26ish in the motoz offroad. I’ll feel this one out carefully.
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    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    At 32PSI it will still blow away the traction from the Motoz at 26PSI
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  16. windblown101

    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    But my experience with it is on a 1.85" rim. Will likely feel a little different on a 1.6
  17. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    It’s a big honkin piece of rubber regardless.
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  18. Dan D.

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    that's what she said...
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    Just completed the CABDR on my 790 (at the Benton hot springs B&B as I type this). I ran 21psi in the GT216 fatty for the whole trip. Even the very rocky sections. The tyre, rim (stock Rally 2.15") and tube came out ok and traction was excellent.
    I did however get a nail thru the Motoz Adventure rear, so had to change a tube. Good times.
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  20. Nowwhat

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    Whatcha kneeling on there?....work tarp?

    Going up to that area in 2 weeks... hope the temps hold....
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