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07-10-2009 04:50 AM
fuzz i love my kenda's , the tread paturn is much deaper than the other brands , and you can get both front and rear tire for less than one tire of the other brands . win win .
06-15-2009 02:53 PM
denny6006 the goats belly stops it from going up as far,when I ordered the scoot works exhaust bypass it came with a rubber grommet that zip tied around the centerstand to keep it from hitting against the stock muffler,your pipes may be letting your center stand move up closer to the tire,you could send me your pipes and go back to stock and eliminate the problem ,am I a friend or what ?

06-15-2009 02:33 PM
VulcRider24 I'd post pics if I could find that upload cable for my camera haha. I have the same pipes as you do wkrizan and I'm thinking that they have something to do with it. Where exactly is the center-stand supposed to rest with a stock configuration?
06-10-2009 11:59 AM
wkrizan I also had the same slight tire rub on the center stand, I corrected this issue by zip tieing a peice of rubber door stop to the bottom of the swing arm to lower the center stand just a bit. Yo don't notice either the rubber or the zip tie and it has worked well for the past year.

06-09-2009 11:43 PM
Glenn M I have no clearance problems anywhere at all, with the oversize Kendas.
06-08-2009 08:24 AM
skalding Yeah, that does not sound normal. Post a pic or two?
06-08-2009 02:08 AM
denny6006 there must be something wrong with your centerstand,Although I am running the Dunlops, I am running over size 110/90 front and170/90 rear,personally don't know about the Kendas but going to the bigger size made a dramatic difference in my bike.I can drive in deeper and I can lay the bike down more and pick up the throttle sooner and harder than before with the stock size Dunlops I thought about the Kenda Cruz and the Avon venom,but they are pretty pricey compared to the 404's and I push mine pretty hard and don't feel like I have gotten near their limits .

06-07-2009 11:55 PM
VulcRider24 I just mounted a duro boulevard 150/90-15 and the tire is running fine but for some reason the crossmember of the center-stand is rubbing against the center tread of the tire tread. I noticed that there is a support brace on the right side of the rear swing-arm and the right side of the center stand is slipping past that brace where it seems like it should be resting. The clearance is close between the tire and the brace even when it's wresting in the proper place. So how did you mount an oversize tire without any clearance problems? And what should I do about my situation? I duct taped the pedal on the left of the bike to the rear passenger foot-peg as a temporary fix haha
06-07-2009 11:18 AM
wkrizan Glad they're working for you, keep in mind to ride conservately for the first 100+ miles or so to break the tires in. Then hit them twisties like theres no tomorrow....enjoy

06-07-2009 11:06 AM
Glenn M
Kenda Kruz

You'll love the bike even more when you get the front Kenda on there.
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