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post #1 of 4 Old 11-08-2018, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Dear Sirs. Your opinión for Continental Trail Atack 2 for DL 650 ABS XT?
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post #2 of 4 Old 11-08-2018, 11:22 PM
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Hi Manuel,

Check out the tire reviews from FortNine- they are in Canada, and their videos are fantastic. Here is one review of theirs: Best Adventure and Dual Sport Motorcycle Tires of 2017-

If you are on their YouTube channel, just go to the search bar and type "tires", and you will see all their tire videos. They review everything- gear, bikes, tires... and for the videos they shoot outside, the production quality is out of this world. Hope that helps!
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post #3 of 4 Old 11-17-2018, 04:48 AM
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I've run 2 pairs of Conti Trail Attack 2 and 3 pairs of Bridgestone Battlewings. I find grip and mileage to be the same, the only difference is the Conti's have a slower turn in, so the bike doesn't fall into corners as easily, but you soon get used to it, not a deal breaker. I use the BW more because they're cheaper. I get about 12K - 13K miles out of each, YRMV.

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post #4 of 4 Old 11-17-2018, 11:50 AM
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Inmates have reported that Continental tires cause wobbles.

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