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    Newbie tire question

    I've mounted Pirelli Scorpion Trail II tires on my 2011 F650GS. I've tried unsuccessfully to wade through what I can find online to determine the correct tire pressure. I contacted Pirelli and they said I should have stayed with the stock tires! Anyway, any recommendations/advise would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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    The tire manufacturer will only know the max presssure. Unless you have changed significantly from the stock sizes (which would probably be a bad idea), you should rely on the bike manufacturer to tell you the pressure to run on the particular bike. So, use the pressures in the manual or a reference such as this...

    https://www.ascycles.com/pdf/TirePre...e_Pressure.pdf

    If you have installed a size that is not recommended for the bike, then Pirelli was giving you good advice.
    Lee A. Dickinson - Danielsville, GA USA
    Airheads #3480 | Iron Butt Assn. #8914
    1976 R75/6 - 1992 R100RS - 1993 K1100RS - 2013 R1200GS

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    No change in tire size.

    Thanks much for the advise.

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    *advice

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