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  1. General XR1200™ modifications and parts
    Looking for Rear tire which one do people use and recommend? Im looking @ 180/55ZR-17 (73W) Michelin Pilot Power mostly because of price & weight 123.00 and 12.34 lbs. I have had these before on my supermoto they were greatin and out of the rain. I ride in florida but I do lean over a lot...
  2. General XR1200™ modifications and parts
    My XR has an 18 inch front tire. Was considering the Pirelli Angel GT sport but the front tire is not available And no one can tell me for sure when they will be. After some more research I am thinking the Dunlop Roadsmart II Would be a better choice. Please share your tire choice, ride and...
  3. General XR1200™ modifications and parts
    Hello. I am toying with the idea of fitting off-road tires on my XR. I know it has been done before, but my question to you is: is there anyone who has put those tires on and kept them for thousands of miles of traveling on highway and on normal roads? If so, how does the bike behaves? I am...
  4. General XR1200™ modifications and parts
    Hi there. I wonder if anybody mounted Michelin Pilot Road 3 tires. This is not my first time, I've mounting tires on my scoots for quite a bit, though usually dealing with Pirelli and Dunlop. I know there must be a dot a the side of the tire indicating the lightest point, but not on these...
  5. General XR1200™ modifications and parts
    Hey all! A couple, maybe three times I've noticed my bike wobbles. I'm not sure, but I thought it may be due to wind buffeting, because that's what it felt like. The buffeting that I have felt before seemed more of an upper influence on the bike and handlebars, with sound foundation, rather than...
  6. General XR1200™ modifications and parts
    Has anyone mounted white wall tires on their XR? I think they would look very cool, but I can't find any information. Can anyone help?
  7. General XR1200? Topics
    Stumbled upon this site that had a sale on the Dunlop Q2 tire: MotoMummy The price for a front tire is an OK $122. No big deal, right? Now look down in the options where you select the tire sizes: You can add a 180/55 rear tire for just $78 more! OK, that's pretty good! I'd like to try the...
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