So we've all heard/seen the 650 xchallenge...let's see your XCOUNTRY!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Olas, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. ERU

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    That bike does not have a tachometer.
    The whole tail is wobbly, but if you purchase a Xrack it will be cured .
    Brake line can be changed with a longer one since this bike need risers , in my opinion.
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    nordic1 Been here awhile

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  3. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    The X motor doesn't care what you run for fuel.
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  4. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    Really

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    Dutchgit Completely clogless

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    computer_freak Been here awhile

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    I've never put premium in my 650X or GS, not even in Morocco, Turkey or the Balkans.
  7. ERU

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    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    I'll correct my statement. The X motor doesn't care what octane rating of gasoline you put in it. It does care about the fuel not being gasoline.
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  9. Zeus99

    Zeus99 Been here awhile

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    Hi guys,

    I'm looking into more off road oriented front tire.

    Any suggestions for a good performer that is also behaving itself on the street?
  10. cyclopathic

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    Comparing to what? How do you feel about tkc80?
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    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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  12. ERU

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  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    You could have save me 200 euros if I knew it.

    No way. Match the color and never make the same mistake twice.

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  14. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    In California we use green nozzle for diesel which got me confused in EU.

    Of course I was dumb not to pay attention to the signs and markings you have there.

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  15. cyclopathic

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    Had a friend who managed to put a V-Power diesel in his GSA in Dawson Creek.. got confused.
  16. Zeus99

    Zeus99 Been here awhile

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    I like them a lot and I don't mind their short life expectancy, but they are expensive.
    But even if they weren't, I'm looking for something way more dirt oriented.
    Basically a road legal enduro tire that I can put on Xco stock wheels.
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  17. DGR

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    @Zeus99 , I've ridden the heidenau K60, TKC80 and now the Anakee Wild. Out of those three the Anakee is currently my favorite "50/50" tire.
    Compared to it's closest rival, the TKC80, I'd say it feels 20% better offroad, yet only sacrifices 10% onroad.
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    I haven't tried them yet but the Bridgestone Adventurecross AX41 looks o.k and even has the 100/90-19 front size?
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  19. cyclopathic

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    From what I hear they are not as good and don't last.