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March 21, 2014, 06:07:10 PMReply #210 on

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Seconded.... A great road tyre, tons of grip and great in the wet, all I've used in the last 100,000 miles

March 22, 2014, 09:07:54 AMReply #211 on

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Anakee's 3 a superb tyre

cheers Spud  :thumbsup

March 22, 2014, 10:48:29 AMReply #212 on

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I love Pirelli scorpion trails but just had a look at the Tourance Next. Given that Metzler and Pirelli are the same, I would recon the Trails and the Nexts are quite similar (although the next is a newer tyre) so my next set will be between those two based on price.
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March 22, 2014, 10:51:26 AMReply #213 on

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Thank guys, much obliged for the advice. Think tourance nexts are going on.

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I can't fault Tourances,but as Spud say's, the Anakee 3's are supposed to be excellent.
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March 24, 2014, 01:41:25 PMReply #215 on

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Anakee's 3 a superb tyre

cheers Spud  :thumbsup

+1 and they seem to last forever!
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March 27, 2014, 02:40:55 PMReply #216 on

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Dunlop Roadsmart 2.
Having got good reviews in the press I decided to try a set of these Dunlops as I wanted to go to a pure road tyre having got an 800XC for dirty stuff.
At first they didn't inspire confidence because I had lost the nice neutral steering that I'd had with every other tyre I'd had on this bike. They were over steering by trying to fall into the corners too much. The cure was to push on the inside bar to get the bike to hold a line. It was only when fully warmed up that they steered anywhere near right.
After a while of putting up with this behaviour I tried putting an extra 2psi into the front (up to 38psi) and it has cured the steering problem. I've now gaining much more confidence in them right from a cold start and they seem to grip very well in all conditions right down to freezing temperatures.
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March 27, 2014, 03:26:07 PMReply #217 on

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Have now got over 200km under the Tourance NEXTS so they are well scrubbed in. Only on dry pavement so far, mind you.  My only comment would be to reiterate what Mike Hailwood said when he was asked to comment on the tyres on his Grand Prix winning bikes: "They are black and they are round!"

A totally neutral feel; the bike goes around corners nicely. Probably more a testament to the bike than the tyres??
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April 06, 2014, 08:41:38 PMReply #218 on

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Anakee's 3 a superb tyre

cheers Spud  :thumbsup

+1  :thumbsup I got Anakee 2's on mine & I can't fault them!
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April 07, 2014, 02:52:04 PMReply #219 on

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Road based sticky tyre=Conti trail attack, I've found these superb and stick like the proverbial to a blanket, and great mileage too  :nod
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April 07, 2014, 05:28:57 PMReply #220 on

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600km under the NEXTs already. Very nice.
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June 09, 2014, 07:14:10 PMReply #221 on

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Hello,   

Just picked up a 06' that will need some new sneakers soon.  I believe the original tires are on the bike (Michellins I think, as it only has 6000 miles)  Looking for a 90% road, 10% dirt tire.  I was looking at the Pirelli Scorpion Trail - does anyone have these?  Any other recommendations would be appreciated.  Thanks! 
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June 09, 2014, 07:34:52 PMReply #222 on

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 :augie tire threads are a lot like oil threads
some take it personal .................... :bug_eye

everyone has an opinion about whats best  :nod

but look here for starters

http://www.tigertriple.com/forum/index.php/topic,4126.0.html

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Fully behind what Mustang said,  but just to add, I've had 2 sets of Scorpion Trails before being forced back onto Tourances because I couldn't get STs last time but have just managed to get a set in time for France.  They are brilliant wet or dry, never so much as a twitch, BUT - they are really sharp-steering and it took me a couple of days to get used to them.  Good luck!
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June 21, 2014, 01:17:37 AMReply #224 on

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My 99 came with Anakee's and I found them to be the worst tire I've ever ridden on.  Rear slipped and slide around on heavy acceleration.  Replaced with Bridgestone Battleaxe and loved them for 2500 miles.  Now on my 06 I'm back to Anakee's and haven't had an issue yet, go figure. 
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