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12-22-2011 09:10 AM
Bigdog57 On my fourth D606 front tire now - I get 6,500 miles average. My rear preference is TKC80 - on my third with average mileage of 11,000 miles.
Works well for me. I rarely top 70MPH, do 95% road riding, keep both tires at 35PSI for road, air down to 20PSI offroad.
Proved personally that the stiff-walled D606 WILL run FLAT for several miles - did that during morning rush commute in town last year - big truck behind me - going down was NOT an option........
10-17-2011 09:06 PM
bigjug A set of those came on my bike. Back one was trash at about 2400 miles. Upgraded to some tr91's. Smoothed out the ride espetially at higher speeds
10-16-2011 01:33 PM
Originally Posted by PHBiker View Post
Hey PHBiker, what psi's do you run your Mefos at? I mostly commute on pavement and ride gravel roads. I keep mine at 34R and 32F and they do and feel okay. Rear is wearing faster than anticipated, probably because of all the gravel.

Max on them is 41. Just curious what pressures others run their Mefos at.

10-16-2011 12:42 PM
3577 Thanks - I'll have to give them a try. The rear is getting close to replace.
10-15-2011 02:07 PM
PHBiker Mefos.
10-15-2011 10:03 AM
85-100 is common for me
On a KLR with knobbies. Wowzer! Miles or Kilometers?
10-15-2011 08:55 AM
TT120 Yeah, you gotta pump those 606's up when you're on the street. I run mine at 35/36 and no stress fractures.
10-15-2011 02:10 AM
3577 Hey group - what tires is everyone running after stocks run out?
07-16-2008 09:16 PM
larryboy It's all about the air pressure. I would typically get 5,000 miles on a rear 606 on my KLR..I don't ride slow..85-100 is common for me. I ran mine at 35 PSI on the street with never a problem.

I get similar mileage out of the 606's on my TE610 with considerably more horsepower. Again 35 PSI on pavement.
07-14-2008 03:12 PM
DXKLR The 606's really seem to have that problem if most of your riding is on the highway. They really are for more dirt than anything else. Their longevity is short lived too when ridden on blacktop. I gotta really stress MEFO's for a good all around 50/50 tire. I don't do enough off road stuff, so I tend to stay with more road type tires. Avon Gripsters, Distanzia's and currently Pirelli Scorpion S/T's.
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