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suggestions for conversion of racing slicks to street legal tires?
2021 450 fs comes with racing slicks
Front 16.5” alpina (22mm front axle)
Rear 17”
I can’t find street legal tires or a 17” front wheel to replace the 16.5. Can’t find the fs model under any parts lists. I was hoping someone else had some success with this same process. This is the only step holding me back.
 

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Just buy a another Alpina 17" wheel from Alpina. FC and FS are same axle.


People buying race bikes to put on the street should look into this info
 

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You could always try a 420 (16.5) rain front tire. Damn it, not blowing blunts! It has siping which gives the look of a street tire, although it is specifically a racing tire. I use a Metzeler racetec SM rain - front from Toxic Moto Racing (on the West Coast) to fake out the LEO. Of course, I don’t do anything stupid to get noticed! Or, you could spend more money on another Alpina rim. Why not try a racetec and see what you think? Mo money solves all problems! Good Luck, Amish
 

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Any modern KTM sumo wheel will bolt up. Use your existing wheel spacers, and the brake rotor spacer and source a 17" from Alpina, Warp9, Dubya, SM Pro, etc.
 

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I believe the Honda CBR900 came with a 16.5" front. Might want to see what you can track down on one of forums about that.
 
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