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Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« on: October 29, 2012, 03:42:40 pm »
Hey

Looking for best tyre combo for my 690,  I do:
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  • 10 km (20km per day) to work an back 3 times a week
  • stuff around every second weekend doing a couple of 100 km with as much gravel as I can
  • take as rough roads as I can find
  • will be doing rally raid type stuff

So for this what is the best tyre for me?

Thinking of Mitas E-09 front and back???
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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012, 03:47:11 pm »
Can't comment for the 690 but I love the E09 on my 800GS. Rear tyre gives about 6k km maybe more
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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2012, 03:55:50 pm »
Can't comment for the 690 but I love the E09 on my 800GS. Rear tyre gives about 6k km maybe more

Sorry thats mosty tar. They don't give as much if you like riding aggressively on gravel
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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2012, 04:06:32 pm »
Can't comment for the 690 but I love the E09 on my 800GS. Rear tyre gives about 6k km maybe more

Sorry thats mosty tar. They don't give as much if you like riding aggressively on gravel

thanks,  I am from a plastic background, so would definitely do some stints on gravel/offroad - but don't want a tyre that is only going to last 1000km l ;)
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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2012, 04:09:36 pm »
Heidenaus will also be a good option. :deal:
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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2012, 04:30:16 pm »
Can't comment for the 690 but I love the E09 on my 800GS. Rear tyre gives about 6k km maybe more

Sorry thats mosty tar. They don't give as much if you like riding aggressively on gravel

thanks,  I am from a plastic background, so would definitely do some stints on gravel/offroad - but don't want a tyre that is only going to last 1000km l ;)

You'll have to really abuse the tyre to get less than 3k
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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2012, 05:49:46 pm »
 die beste tires wat vir my werk is mitas eo7 agter (140-18) en pirelli mt21 voor. Ek kry ongeveer 12000km uit die agtertire en ongeveer 7000 uit die voor tire. Die kombinasie werk baie goed op die teer en die grond.
 

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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2012, 07:34:57 am »
USE A TKC FOR THE FRONT AND A MITUS E07. ALFIE RECOMENDID AND HAVE DONE 8000 KM. FOR THE BUSH I DEFLATED AND SHE CLIMBS A MOUNTAIN LIKE A GOAT. ON THE TAR THEY SOLID.
 

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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2012, 11:06:00 am »
USE A TKC FOR THE FRONT AND A MITUS E07. ALFIE RECOMENDID AND HAVE DONE 8000 KM. FOR THE BUSH I DEFLATED AND SHE CLIMBS A MOUNTAIN LIKE A GOAT. ON THE TAR THEY SOLID.
Agree , I have the same combo as per Alfie , got 11 000 km om my last E07 love that tyre
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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2012, 11:27:53 am »
I think I must try the E 07 as well.

Currently have Mitas CO2 on back and C17 on front.

Handling is great, but the CO2 is looking a bit warn already after about 1800km. The C17 on front still looking good.
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Re: Best Tyres for me for my KTM 690
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2013, 08:04:13 pm »
I think I must try the E 07 as well.

Currently have Mitas CO2 on back and C17 on front.

Handling is great, but the CO2 is looking a bit warn already after about 1800km. The C17 on front still looking good.

Co2 is seriously aggressive. Will wear hel fast :3some: grips like crazy on dirt. E07 for more tar or the pirelli .mt21 for gravel. On mt21 do not expect high mileage!
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