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    2023 rally explorer tires
    on: June 27, 2023, 02:53:08 am
    June 27, 2023, 02:53:08 am
    Hello new member here.   Has anyone switched onto some touring tires and which kind?   The karoos are killing me on the highway.

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    Re: 2023 rally explorer tires
    Reply #1 on: August 21, 2023, 01:49:49 am
    August 21, 2023, 01:49:49 am
    Too new for tire recommendations. I ran into a Tiger 1200 Rally Explorer at a gas station, and he was raving about his new tires- he hated the stock ones. I'm fine with the stock, but liked the look of his tire, which looked a bit blocky, at least an 80/20 or more. I wish I remebered his tires, as I'm quickly putting on miles on mine.

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    Re: 2023 rally explorer tires
    Reply #2 on: August 23, 2023, 04:50:01 pm
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    Try the Bridgestone AT41. I had good feelings with this tyre on my gen 3 1200 XCa

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    Re: 2023 rally explorer tires
    Reply #3 on: November 08, 2023, 05:22:19 am
    November 08, 2023, 05:22:19 am
    Bumping up this thread to check on

    1. Any tyre recommendations for exclusively touring (no offroad)
    2. Can you fit a wider tyre in the rear i.e. 160 section ?


    I just bought a pre-owned sample and the tyre noise ( I presume it is that ) starting from even 50KMPH is annoying. At 100-110KMPH it becomes a steady howl. Is this all due to the stock tyres ?

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    Re: 2023 rally explorer tires
    Reply #4 on: November 08, 2023, 08:52:20 am
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    Changed to Pirelli Scorpions - road only seem to be good so far around 2000 miles in
    Tiffen - splendid idea - in the lunge

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    Re: 2023 rally explorer tires
    Reply #5 on: February 08, 2024, 01:39:16 pm
    February 08, 2024, 01:39:16 pm
    So I ended up going with a set of Scorpions, wow! What a difference in the noise level. I am seing a lot less grip on the dirt roads obviously, but that is about 5% of my travels and not a factor.  I did get almost 8500mi out of the Roo's, and the front could have gotten a bit more.  So overall I was impressed with their wear on them, the noise was terrible though.

     



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