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Oct 31st 2018, 06:38 AM   #1
  Mar 2018
  Gig Harbor

  2008 BMW R1200GS Adventure
Tires: Avon Trailrider

Perusing and I found some high praise for the Alta Trailriders.

Was hoping someone here might have some specific experience with them in the PNW.

Would go on a 1200 GSA. It’s my commuter bike and I ride all year, rain or shine.

Edited by Didley on Oct 31st 2018 at 04:02 PM
Oct 31st 2018, 01:23 PM   #2
  Mar 2018
  Gig Harbor

  2008 BMW R1200GS Adventure
Really? No one?

Maybe not a good choice, then.
Oct 31st 2018, 01:59 PM   #3
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  Jan 2016

No experience with them, I run the Heidenau K60's on a KLR last 2 sets.

I really like this tire. Friend with a Husky 701 says the same.

Advrider forum is the best out there as you know.
Oct 31st 2018, 02:00 PM   #4
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  Jan 2016
  Muklilteo, WA

  Suzuki DL1000, Honda XR650R, KTM 250 XC-W
Maybe because you really mean Avon Trailriders? Never tried them myself, but maybe someone else has.
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Oct 31st 2018, 03:40 PM   #5
  Sep 2017
  Tigard, Oregon

  Tiger 800XCx,’07 Daytona 675,’01 CBR929RR,’05 YZ125, ‘89 RM 250
If ya want I’ll review them on my return. Just fitted a set in anticipation of about 2000-3000 miles down to L.A. via Highway 1 and out to Twentynine palms to see a friend.

Given I’m boogieing the night of the 7th, I should get a good mix of weather for the Nor Cal stretch although my impressions so far have been favorable. I knew as soon as I fitted them it would rain so it obligingly did for my test runs down to Hebo and I can say they hold the uneven gravel about as well as the Tractionators or Scouts I have had fitted previously and didn’t scare me on Wilson River Highway returning.

Obviously being more street oriented they are a good deal quieter, but my main concern will be wet traction with mileage right behind it. If I can get 3000+ miles with the bike kitted out with panniers, tank bag, rotopaxii and other such touring goodies I’ll be thrilled!

BTW, bike is a Tiger 800 with full aluminum panniers from Happy Trails and two 2 gallon ‘pax on a tail mount for an observed combined weight of just under 900 pounds when my fat self is upon it.
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Oct 31st 2018, 04:04 PM   #6
  Mar 2018
  Gig Harbor

  2008 BMW R1200GS Adventure
Yeah. Please.

And yes; I did mean AVON Trailriders. Not sure where I got Alta.

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