Ok before i get yelled at these are on my GS not a DL but many of the guys I ride with also are interested in the Anakee 3 so I thought I would share.
I would like to Thank MTC Las Vegas for ordering me a new set of Anakee 3's and also letting me shoot some pictures for this tire tread comparison.
To start off i have had my GSA (clone) since 2006 and have run various tires on it always looking for the next greatest tire. My bike is used almost 100% for adventure touring and offroad, I do not commute on it. So it has seen every terrain there is to offer from snow, ice, mud, rain, gravel, dirt and yes it has been up the Dalton highway in Alaska t the end in both dry and wet conditions.
Well over the years I have run the TKC 80, Conti Trail Attack, Distanza and the Heidi K76
Of the listed tires I would have to say the Heidi K76 was my all around favorite followed by the Trail Attack...
Well having 7500 miles on my current K76"s and a 2500 mile 7 day trip on the horizon it was time to get some new rubber and wouldnt you know this is the year of the new Anakee 3, this strange looking tire that claims to get more life and 20% better traction than the Anakee 2! So I was hooked and got a set.
The Bike they are going on- and a few pics of where it has been -
Now for the The Anakee 3 front tire
Anakee 3 Rear -
Front Tires from left to right...Anakee 2, Anakee 3, Conti Trail Attack
Rear Tire Comparison