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Anybody tried this on their DR650? I am going with a road tire this time around and this size is available for the model I'm looking for. Anyone tried this size?

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Iv'e tryed the 130 in road / trail format but not pure road at the moment Im running a 120 only because the shop did'nt have a 130 in stock, I get slightly longer life out of the 130 and its good on the beach cause its a bit more balloony, but I prefer the 120 every where else as it feels slightly more nimble, there's always a compromise, I guess you have to try and forcast what type of ridding you are most likely to be doing in the next 4 or 5 months, after trying the different size's you will find what works better in different areas, everyone has a different opinion about what works for them, so you've just got to try these things for your self to see what works for you :applause::lol:

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It's the aspect ratio that's in question for me. I've ridden 130/80's as well as the stock 120/90 which I'm currently running. I'm going to a 100% street tire this next go around and have the option of 130/70 or 130/90 in the particular tire I'm considering.

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the 130/70-17 road tyre is a lower profile tyre than the 130/90-17 and will give better positive feed back in corners ( less wollowing ) it should last a fair bit longer than the road/trail depending on the compound, any way Iv'e got to go and drive south about 900 kilometers so catch up later.

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my 140 70 17 Pirelli diablo street tire just arived yesterday. il be mounting today but its still too cold and snowy to ride. no point just thought id chime in

-chris

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