This tire is going on my BMW R100GS. It is replacing my Kenda Big Blocks tire. I am using this tire because it is less of an offroad tire, yet it will work on gravel roads if I happen to come across them in my journeys.
Continental TKC70 Rear Tire
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I have just changed out the rear tire on my 2013 Super Tenere' with a second TKC 70. I rode the first one for about 6500 miles but it was becoming too bald for an upcoming 3500-mile trip to BC and back and it was cupping. The front tire is also a TKC 70 and it has about 4750 miles on it but it is also cupping. I would like to get at least 12,000 on that front unit, but I doubt that will happen. The TKC 70s are a good choice for my riding habits, but 90% of my mileage is on pavement. However, when I do get onto the gravel and some dirt, they are a big improvement over the Metzelers that were on the bike when I bought it slightly-used. I think that high inflation pressures are beneficial with the TKC 70s, and I ride with a fairly full load which may be just a bit too far rearward. I think that is why the front tires are cupping because I can feel a slight wobble at high speed which I believe is due to a light front-end, and I am making some adjustments to correct that issue. I will begin travelling with my small tank-panniers and also move my Jesse side-panniers as far forward as possible to reduce rear-end loading while increasing front-end balance-point loading.
From pounding out miles on the highway to sandy jeep trails to the million dollar highway and tearing up corners. These hold tight to the ground. I have really been impressed with how well they handle and perform far better than I expected for an adv tire. For me they have held up very well. I am at about 4000 miles on them and it looks like I will get about 1000 more. I have notice that I get the traditional cupping on the front but have not noticed it cause any problems in any condition.