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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #20 on: March 03, 2012, 10:27:53 am »
I have always been a big fan of the T63 but I have just put on my 1st desert today.. will see how she rides tomorrow.. R800 from Renz on the forum.

Wow thats a good price ! Ktm in bloem charges me R 1100 JUST FOR THE BACK !  :xxbah:

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #21 on: March 03, 2012, 03:48:51 pm »
I have always been a big fan of the T63 but I have just put on my 1st desert today.. will see how she rides tomorrow.. R800 from Renz on the forum.

Wow thats a good price ! Ktm in bloem charges me R 1100 JUST FOR THE BACK !  :xxbah:

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #22 on: March 03, 2012, 03:57:27 pm »
gave the dessert a good run today.. if you are doing sand it is the business..
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #23 on: March 03, 2012, 05:03:59 pm »
Mitas E-07 rear, and the Pirelli MT21 rallyecross front. Gaan bars, jy kry nie n beter kombinasie.
 

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #24 on: March 03, 2012, 05:26:58 pm »
Mitas E-07 rear, and the Pirelli MT21 rallyecross front. Gaan bars, jy kry nie n beter kombinasie.

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #25 on: March 03, 2012, 06:57:14 pm »
Mitas E-07 rear, and the Pirelli MT21 rallyecross front. Gaan bars, jy kry nie n beter kombinasie.

Pirelli is goed maar daai Mitas is tos Oom Daan...........Hou seker n paar Km op Oom se XT want hy gee diep in die 3 KW....KTM maak perde Oom nie Ponies nie......  ;D die Desert is beter !!!  >:D.........
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #26 on: March 05, 2012, 04:59:23 pm »
Mitas E-07 rear, and the Pirelli MT21 rallyecross front. Gaan bars, jy kry nie n beter kombinasie.

Pirelli is goed maar daai Mitas is tos Oom Daan...........Hou seker n paar Km op Oom se XT want hy gee diep in die 3 KW....KTM maak perde Oom nie Ponies nie......  ;D die Desert is beter !!!  >:D.........

Is that why the desert can only last from East London to Queenstown on a SE before its Faaarked (complete slick and thrown knobbly's )  I am sure Edgy has Pic's. ;)
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #27 on: March 06, 2012, 02:10:56 pm »
I am getting a Kendra Big Block for the SE. I think it will be a good compromise between cost, milage and performance. I paid R1060 from a vendor and was able to collect in CT saving transport costs.

The reports I have read say it is better in the dirt and not as good on the tar as the TKC, while giving the same or better milage.

But saying that I use deserts back and front on the 640. The first few hundred km on tar are very entertaining.
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #28 on: March 07, 2012, 01:52:19 pm »
Mitas E-07 rear, and the Pirelli MT21 rallyecross front. Gaan bars, jy kry nie n beter kombinasie.
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #29 on: March 20, 2012, 07:54:51 pm »
Installed a Pirelli MT21 140/80 on the 690's rear today - I like to try different tyres. Will give some feedback here in due course
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #30 on: March 27, 2012, 01:50:57 pm »
Ek het n paar Mitas E09 op myne (voor en agter) en ek het ongeveer 3000km op hulle gekry. met n gemiddel van 50/50 tussen teer en grond/sand en was baie tevrede met dit. het nou n TKC agter opgesit en sal maar moet sien hoe dit gaan.
Party manne (2 wat ek ken) ry Mitas E07 agter en baie tevrede (sand en grondpad en teer), maar bygese die manne KAN ry. Ek verkies n meer agresiewe tyre vir die grip.

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #31 on: March 27, 2012, 02:03:00 pm »
I am getting a Kendra Big Block for the SE. I think it will be a good compromise between cost, milage and performance. I paid R1060 from a vendor and was able to collect in CT saving transport costs.

The reports I have read say it is better in the dirt and not as good on the tar as the TKC, while giving the same or better milage.

But saying that I use deserts back and front on the 640. The first few hundred km on tar are very entertaining.
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #32 on: March 28, 2012, 12:55:00 pm »
i have Michelin Deserts on my 690... i was wondering if anyone here has had the problem when you ride on tar/highway at more than 100km/h the bike snakes and weaves all over the place?
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #33 on: March 28, 2012, 12:56:54 pm »
Well i`m giving the Mitas E10 a shot,just fitted and leaving for WCape Bash tomorrow am! :thumleft:
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #34 on: April 12, 2012, 04:37:10 pm »
Pirelli MT21, front and rear. 2 Sets and I am happy
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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #35 on: April 12, 2012, 04:55:09 pm »
i have Michelin Deserts on my 690... i was wondering if anyone here has had the problem when you ride on tar/highway at more than 100km/h the bike snakes and weaves all over the place?

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #36 on: April 12, 2012, 07:18:54 pm »
i have Michelin Deserts on my 690... i was wondering if anyone here has had the problem when you ride on tar/highway at more than 100km/h the bike snakes and weaves all over the place?

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #37 on: April 12, 2012, 07:25:56 pm »
i have Michelin Deserts on my 690... i was wondering if anyone here has had the problem when you ride on tar/highway at more than 100km/h the bike snakes and weaves all over the place?

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #38 on: May 01, 2012, 10:16:05 am »
I was looking for a Dunlop 606 front for the 690R.  Seems that you can't get it anymore?
 

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Re: Best "knobbly" tyres for the 690?
« Reply #39 on: May 01, 2012, 10:16:08 pm »
I rode a Mitas C-02 at Amageaza and loved it!
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