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post #1 of 2 Old 05-07-2020, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
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I had a 2004 KLR650 while in Bahrain and loved it. Just got a 2011 and have about 200 road miles on it, but no dirt/gravel yet. It came with 90/10 tires. I am looking to put 50/50 tires on in the near future.

My other bike is a Yamaha FJR1300.

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post #2 of 2 Old 05-07-2020, 08:59 PM
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Welcome Don!

The D606 by Dunlop are often cited as among the best 50/50 tires.

There are a few DOT rated full knobs that come in KLR sizes, many for the 21" front and a few for the 17" rear as well.

On the far end of the spectrum, I've had loads of fun running ChengShin 755s on a KLR I had setup for a street-legal dirty playbike. But they're out of production and hard to find in the 5.30x17 size.
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