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Re: DR650 Tyre choices
« Reply #20 on: December 26, 2020, 08:26:47 am »
Can't advise you on the Kenda.

Dunlop D606 on the rear and Pirelli MT 21 on the front performed well for me on the DR


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Thanks that was what I was going to go with before I started reading opinions on the net
What milage did u get on d606?


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Milage depends on the twist of the throttle of course.

Aggressive riding on hard pack gravel, only 2500km.

I'm sure docile riding will result in excess of 7500 km.

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Re: DR650 Tyre choices
« Reply #21 on: December 29, 2020, 12:06:07 pm »
Anyone run a Kenda k270?
Just got my hand on a dr650 got some very toad orientated takkies on it.
Have read all the above advice but wondering about how the Kenda compares.
Anyone got experience with rear K270?


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Well priced and not bad life and although not very aggressive, handled a Kaokoland trip of 2500km...
Have moved to the D606 as it is better in the sand, but much shorter tyre life than the Kendas.
Unless you doing quite a bit of sand they are good for most riding situations and once my 606`s are done I still have the Kenda front and rear I took off with LOTS of life in them.

My 5c worth: Unless you are requiring an aggressive tyre, these are great and good value for money.
 

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Re: DR650 Tyre choices
« Reply #22 on: December 29, 2020, 07:04:48 pm »
MT21ís also well priced
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