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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-11-2014, 05:01 PM Thread Starter
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950 rear tire

I'm shopping for a rear tire for my 950.
I chose the Pirelli MT66 because I read here that it has good grip - even in the rain (that's the only time I think about my tires on this bike).
But...
I can't find them in the 950 size of 170/70 R16.

So what's my best option?
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try finding them in 180. a lot of 950 owners move up to a 180 tire anyway

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Can you use a 180 without changing anything? Any idea what the widest tire you can run without modding?


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I don't know what the widest tire you can run it, but I put 180's on my my 950T without trouble.
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I don't know what the widest tire you can run it, but I put 180's on my my 950T without trouble.

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try finding them in 180. a lot of 950 owners move up to a 180 tire anyway
I can't find that tire in that size. Wish I could.

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