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dave_simpson

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Just got some 705s
« on: January 27, 2014, 07:24:31 pm »
might be awhile before i put them on- anyone else try them yet?

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Re: Just got some 705s
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2014, 12:32:33 am »
It should be a high-wearing tire.  I've read that folks are getting 5k miles out of them, on much larger bikes.  Let me know how they wear for you.  Are you putting these shoes on your stock rims?
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Re: Just got some 705s
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2014, 04:48:31 pm »
yep i plan on commuting to work alot when it get to Italy. Not sure how much off-road is available. I want to get a couple dirt rides in florida before i put them on though...

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Re: Just got some 705s
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2014, 09:37:31 pm »
got them mounted and man that 120 rear is skinny...have to see how it does. their website say required rim is 2.75- ya right- should have just tried the 150 rear- oh well.

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Re: Just got some 705s
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2014, 03:24:18 pm »
I have been using 705's on my KLR for a while. They are fine on pavement and dry gravel. I wouldn't recommend them for mud or offroad.
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Re: Just got some 705s
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2014, 09:45:13 am »
these tires suck- the only thing they are good for is dry road- even then on the slick roads here in italy, i kicked out a couple times downshifting...maybe its because they are so small but i am looking for something else. today both tires lost traction and i layed it down slow speed. everything good but damn its very sketchy when the road is wet...

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Re: Just got some 705s
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2014, 03:35:44 pm »
these tires suck-  today both tires lost traction and i layed it down slow speed. everything good but damn its very sketchy when the road is wet...

Good to know about the tires.  I'm sorry to hear you laid it down.  I hope you're alright.
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Re: Just got some 705s
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2014, 11:55:23 am »
thanks Rusty- i am fine- and going to try these tires in the dirt tomorrow...