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Michelin Anakee 2 Rear Tires
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Michelin Anakee 2 Adventure Touring / Dual Sport Rear Tires

  • New competition-derived rubber mix in the most popular sizes delivers at least 29% greater tread life than its two nearest competitors * in the adventure touring segment
  • Same remarkable wet traction as the original Anakee tires
  • Lateral rigidity and stability thanks to reinforced casing
  • Radial tire for large adventure touring bikes
  • Large tread blocks for on-road stability
  • Designed specifically for adventure bikes like BMW GS and Suzuki V-Strom
  • Radial design
  • Versatile tread with deep channels for water evacuation

* Compared with Bridgestone Trail Wing and Metzeler Tourance EXP. Test conducted by CERM (Centre d'Essais Routiers Mecaniques) in 2008 using sizes 110/80R19 and 150/70R17

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Michelin Anakee 2 Rear Tires
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Carlos C: ok Jan 28, 2014
Alastair M: Need a new rear tire and wanted to match the front tire on my older airhead GS. Jan 8, 2014
Roger S: Bought this to replace the Shinko I had been running after a tread separation issue. Great tire on road and light off-roading. Nov 19, 2013
fabio T: good product Aug 17, 2013
A shopper asked: What is the difference between the "hr" and "vr" designation in the tire sizes? May 3, 2011
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Jessie V.: the VR speed rating is higher than the HR, my 2011 R1200GScame with the VR rated tires so I replaced them with VR rated tires. Jul 4, 2011
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Chris K: 'H' and 'V' are speed ratings, of which 'V' is the higher. The 'R' stands for radius in reference to the tire/wheel size. May 3, 2011
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WhiteBoard: The H and V stand for the tire's max speed ratings.

H = 130, V = 144
Apr 4, 2012
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estebanadv: http://www.ehow.com/about_5446018_vs-rated-tires.html Sep 16, 2011
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A shopper asked: can you run these on a stock 2012KLR? Sep 5, 2012
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Tripintiger: If you are talking about the Metzeler Tourance, if they are available in the size to fit your KLR, this would be a great tire if you ride mostly on the street. For anything more gnarly than a nice gravel road, I would get a more aggressive tire. Sep 17, 2012
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RevZilla: Absolutely! Install with a tube and you are ready to rock. The stock rear tire size for a KLR is 130/80-17. Sep 6, 2012
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A shopper asked: I have a F800GS BMW for front tires am I ordering the 90/90/21 (H) or (V) and for rear is it the 150/79/17 (VR) or (HR)? Jul 7, 2011
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Roosterman: The H and HR rated tires are generally for sustained speeds in excess of 130 MPH. If you don't ride that fast you don't need them. Some say that the tread life on the H rated tires is better because they have a higher heat rating, but in my experience I gave not found that to be true. Hope this helps Mar 6, 2013
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Sumo: Since the top speed of the F800GS is low, you could get by with either the H or the V.
H tires are rated up to 130mph
V tires are rated up to 149mph

If they are the same price, get the V, but if you can save any $, get the H.
Jul 24, 2011
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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
120/90-17S 594676 75438/Y75438 Out of Stock