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I have been running Tourence EXP's for quite a while, and have become very comfortable with how hard I can push my bike on the street. I recently mounted TKC 80's and am a little apprehensive about how hard to corner with the knobbies. I really don't want to low side. Does anyone have any experience with this.

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I've been leaned over far enough to inadvertantly scrape my right peg going around a turn and had no problems. The TKCs have been plenty sticky for me but man I am paying the price in tread wear.....2000 miles and the rear is just about done.
 

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Running my first set of TKCs now. Pleasantly surprised how well they handle pavement considering the profile. Once you get used to the tires you can get quite a bit of lean out of them. If you do run into gravel on top of asphalt in a turn they will kick out on you (as will most other tires). Most of my riding is backroad blacktop, gravel, and fire trails (when lucky). Have approx. 2500 / 3000 miles on them. Seem to be wearing well. :yesnod:
 

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I've been leaned over far enough to inadvertantly scrape my right peg going around a turn and had no problems. The TKCs have been plenty sticky for me but man I am paying the price in tread wear.....2000 miles and the rear is just about done.
what pressure you running, I've was able to get about 5000-6000 miles from a rear TKC running at 42psi, only ran them once, I prefer Karoo Ts (now Karoo IIs) they don't seem as lumpy to me on pavement and have been able to get clost to 7500 miles from a rear Karoo T

currently I'm darkside, running a car tire in back and the last 30% on a TKC in front

I have never had any problem getting any tire to lean enuf to scrape hardware on pavement



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I actually had these same TKC's on a couple of years ago, but then took them off for a track day after only a hundred miles or so. They (the TKC's) were sitting in my shed so I figured I might as well use them. After the track day I learned how to not scrape my pegs anymore by leaning off the bike, so hopefully I won't have any problems.
 
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