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Old 09-26-2020, 04:39 AM   #1
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Does anyone have any experience with the Dunlop Trailmax tires?
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Old 09-29-2020, 08:09 PM   #2
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I've got two pavement rides on mine...so no real experience.
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:03 PM   #3
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if they last 8000 miles, I’m going to try them ...
thanks for the heads up ...

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Old 09-30-2020, 04:12 PM   #4
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Right at about 11k miles on my CB500X RR. I was over 5k when I left for the Continental Divide Trail. Probably another 1k pavement miles left, but I've had a plug (put in while on the CDT) come out twice in the last few weeks. The new set arrived last Friday, I just have to figure out how/where/when I'm going to have them put on. High marks from me, and I beat the hell out of them both on and off pavement.
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Old 10-15-2020, 02:47 AM   #5
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How does it compare to Pirelli STRs in terms of grip?
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:58 AM   #6
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Sounds like an updated version of the old Trail Wing (aka Death Wings) that comes with the DR650. I actually rode across the US on the way to the TAT with it on the rear and I think I replaced them in Louisiana, I did some dirt miles on them too in like Arizona and they were a good dual sport tire.
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Old 10-15-2020, 11:40 AM   #7
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I rode with Bananachunks last weekend and he hauled ass on these tires. He's got around 10K miles on them and said he would use them again.

He was ripping IMO on the Knoxville dirt section and the Reiff to Buck Island with plenty of loose rocks, hard pack, soft silty ect...



This big GS belonging to Cincinnatus was also running them and they looked like they worked well on dirt and pavement.

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Old 10-22-2020, 08:31 AM   #8
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So it turns out I was wrong in my earlier post. After taking a look at my Zumo's Service Log, I saw that I was a few thousand miles off (low) on my Trailmax mileage. They were installed at 47,100 miles, and I just replaced them yesterday at 61,545 miles. 14,445 miles! Of course, I replaced them with same

Old rear: https://photos.app.goo.gl/52fG44zZSj3h8PJR8
Old front: https://photos.app.goo.gl/4wxBmtMdv17rEfMg7

I could have easily kept the front, but I figured with almost 15k I totally got my money's worth - why not go fresh all around!
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Old 10-22-2020, 10:17 AM   #9
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Dang I don’t think I’ve ever gotten that many miles out of a motorcycle tire.
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Old 10-26-2020, 06:52 PM   #10
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I just put a set on my 1290. No complaints with pavement grip. Will test them out in Death Valley in 2 weeks.
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