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I ordered mine and have been told that delivery might take from 2-6 months. I need to know what type of tires does it come with (street or offroad tires) I keep seeing different advertisement with different tires.
 

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I ordered mine and have been told that delivery might take from 2-6 months. I need to know what type of tires does it come with (street or offroad tires) I keep seeing different advertisement with different tires.
Dunlop Trailmax D610 they are a street tire that are ok for gravel roads.
 

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Dunlop Trailmax D610 they are a street tire that are ok for gravel roads.
On my road/drive the gravel can be up to 4 or 5 inches deep in places - which is fine if you keep the speed up but there's a sharp more than 90 degrees bend where the front can develop a mind of its own on the OEM tyres - would knobblies help there or are all bets off in that sort of situation? I can't go round it flat-out with a rooster tail of stones out the back because there's a 10mph limit and it's residential (and I haven't got the technique more importantly).

I'm new to off-roading - as my neighbour who lives near the bend is having a lot of fun observing! The b*gger works from home and treats my comings and goings as a spectator sport...
 

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Offroad tyres would help, but it is probably more technique than anything else. Riding deep gravel is much like riding sand. 10 mph speed limit may make it tricky, but you may find it easier if you stand on the pegs, keep your weight over the rear wheel and enough revs to keep the front wheel skimming over the surface. You steer with your feet by weighting the pegs. Control speed by slipping the clutch. If you chop the throttle or use your front brake, you will cause the front wheel to dig in and may end up dropping the bike. Might be worth your while getting some formal offroad training, especially if you intend to do more offroad than just this gravel road.
 

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Thanks austourer - I do intend to get some proper training. There's a school just opened up in the UK that uses ATs so that is ideal. I'm just getting back into biking after 10 years away (on bicycles) so my "problems" are all wrapped up with regaining confidence as well as developing new techniques. All good fun though - even if 30 seconds in is a little early in my ride to be puckering up.

I may also get a lighter bike to help me learn off road technique - I've always fancied a CRF 250...
 
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