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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-31-2000, 09:30 PM
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-01-2000, 06:45 AM
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Looking for tires for a '95 EX500 I just picked up. Since the orig tires a little small (F:110/70-17 R:130/70-17), no d207s or pilot sports will fit. Any good suggestions I should look at? Thanks...

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k591's are supposed to good for them. try bt-56ss, but not sure they sell that size


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Thanks for the tips guys... I'll check them out.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-04-2000, 05:11 PM
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When I had my '89 EX500 I put Bridgestone BT-45's on it. They came in either H or V rating and gripped well. There wasn't a large choice as to tires due to the fact that I had 16" wheels, but even with 17" wheels the BT-45 is a good tire. Cost is reasonable as well and they do seem to last.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-05-2000, 03:06 PM
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I would say go me33 or k591...

I used to run these on and off on my old 600R and they performed very well.

After all, you are not riding an r6 or a rc51, so these metz's or dunlops will be more than adequate.

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