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Just came across some interesting info at Motostrano Blog.
Tire weights;
REAR AVON DISTANZIA 150/60HR-17 16.2 lbs
REAR CONTI SM 150/60HR-17 12.1 lbs

FRONT AVON DISTNAZIA 120/70-17 10 lbs
FRONT CONTI SM 120/70-17 9.2

Conclusion- for a DRZ or other lighter weight street supermoto, a 4 lb difference on the rear and almost a lb on the front is no small amount of lard to be carrying around on such a slim bike.

http://motostrano.blogspot.com/2010/10/factoid-tire-weights.html#links
 

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i know its a considerable amount of weight, especially since its on the wheels, but to me thats a small price to pay to have a great sticky tire on the street that also works as a pretty damn good tire offroading


now if only the price of distanzias would come down
 

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What's funny is that you can get Michelin Power Pure for less than the Distanzia. Not exactly directly comparably but I think it gives a decent idea of the size of each company and demands.
 
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