2022 1250 GS Adventure
I have a 2022 1250 GS Adventure. Most of my riding in on paved roads. What is the best tire to get that will last the longest?
What will be your type of riding off paved roads? I grew quite weary of 3000 mile knobby rear tire life. If it is smooth and dry forest roads or gravel a 90/10 or 80/20 style tire will do and offer great pavement manners.Most of my riding in on paved roads. What is the best tire to get that will last the longest?
90% paved rosds.What will be your type of riding off paved roads? I grew quite weary of 3000 mile knobby rear tire life. If it is smooth and dry forest roads or gravel a 90/10 or 80/20 style tire will do and offer great pavement manners.
Stepping up in off pavement capability the Shinko 705 and Dunlop Trailmax Mission won't handle mud well but can improve the off pavement manners.
I ride a 2014 GS and have experienced great mileage with Conti TrailAttack II (discontinued) and III's (in total 4 sets). I have seen mileage over 21,000 miles in California and over 17,000 miles in Phoenix heat. The tires are a Zero degree radial with good warm up (25 degrees at the Grand Canyon in early April), excellent road characteristics when crossing pavement joints at ANY angle and excellent wet grip. Currently have over 101,000 miles on my GS.
I used Michelin Pilot Road on my previous bikes since 2012 and I can't remember where it started but I guess it was with Michelin Pilot Road 3. Since that tire, I felt very safe especially in the rain, so as soon as my bike would ware its OEM tire, I would go for Michelin Pilot Road. So I tested version 3, 4 and 5. Now it's time to try version 6. I'm waiting for my Anakee's (that came with the bike) to ware a bit more and I'll change to Road 6. I am happy with my Anakee's, I like the grip but have not tested them in the rain (it almost never rains here in south of Portugal). However, they are very noisy for my liking and I hope Road 6 will be better.great tire you will love them
For paved roads that really depends on how you ride as well, but some swear by the Road smart 3 and Pilot roads 4,5 for mileage
I have just had a new pair of Road 6s fitted to my 2016 R1200 GS by BMW Motorad and there is a distinct pull to the left now. Has anyone else had similar problem??I just bought Michelin Road 6 but haven't installed them yet. Road riding only.