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Well after 8k miles, my Avon Gripster rear tire is almost worn out. The front is still ok, but i may replace it too. Since they quit making the Gripster, which i really love, i have to figure out what to use next. I ride like 90% pavement, 5% fire roads, 5% single track. So what do you recommend?
 

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I wasn't aware that it was discontinued.

Word is that they did stop making the Distanzia Supermoto.

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Well maybe they didn't quit making it, but i cant find the rear in stock anywhere.

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Bummer. I wonder what they are thinking, as that was a fairly popular tire. Maybe the TrailRider is supposed to be the new hot ticket from Avon.

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Maybe. Currently leaning towards the heidenau k60 scout. Thoughts?

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I have no experience with Heidenaus.

I'm sure others do and can give you their opinion.

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Went to various mega stores and finally to Avon motorcycle tire site and found no results when I searched Gripster or KLR650. Time to panic. There seem to be some fronts still available but no rears that I could find. Bummer.
 

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Shinko for me, cheap, reliable and grippy, 705's for 90/10 804/805 for 50/50
 

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Found rear gripsters at tiresunlimited.com yay!

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Heidenau tires

Maybe. Currently leaning towards the heidenau k60 scout. Thoughts?

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I helped my grandson spoon on a rear K60.
It has much deeper thread than my Mitas E-07. He likes it. He's young, and rides places I don't. He put one on the front too.

I may try one next time.
 
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