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  1. mitas tyres

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    Anybody run a mitas eo9 front and co2 rear?I have a karoo on the front and tkc on the rearat the moment which are great on dry tarmacbut terrible on the trail.In wet mud they turn intoslicks.I have used vee rubber and kings before but seem hardto come by.Ac10 and comp 111 were my favourite...
  2. Michelin Anakee Wild

    Chatter
    So after the Anakee3 which is a road tyre really they bringing out these babys. At the moment it seems only in new bmw sizes with no price or delivery details but this is a good looking tyre ANAKEE WILD With these tyres and the new Karoo's coming out maybe we get something better than...
  3. New Karoo 3 from Metzeler

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Apparently, Metzeler are to release the new Karoo 3 in March. Some words - A new concept of Adventure and Enduro On/Off tyres dedicated to off-road expeditions, featuring both off-road traction and on-road stability with an excellent mileage. - Improved Off-Road traction and handling - 30%...
  4. Triumph 800 XC tyre speed warning

    News
    Triumph has issued a warning to adventure riders not to ride its brand new Tiger XC bike at more than 60mph with knobbly tyres fitted. “We are not satisfied with the bike's handling/stability characteristics above that speed when it is in a fully loaded condition,” it told xrv.org.uk. Not so...
  5. Karoo (T) poor mileage?

    Mechanical Advice
    I just came from 5 day trip. Before I left, I installed Karoo T:s, I think I`ve seen people reporting that they last something like 3-400miles. So, I thought that I could easily to make it to Nordkapp and back. (I didn`t ever get there, but thats another story.. :rolleyes:) I had normal...
  6. Testing testing one Karoo

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a new rear put on recently.I normally go for TKCs but the nice man in the shop suggested i try a Metzeler Karoo...at nearly half the price i thought i`d give it a go. Yesterday i took a trip to the hills and thought i`d post a few pics and my experience on the new Karoo. I seem to remember...
  7. Prince Albert Karoo South Africa multi day trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just updated my wiki with a multi day trip done while working. I had to attend a stock take in Prince Albert in the Karoo and from there I went through to Heidelberg. Days 1 to 3 now posted. to be continued..... See http://droffarc.wikispaces.com/2008_PA_Heidelberg Thanks:cool:
  8. Still in the Karoo - Simonskloof

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Please see http://droffarc.wikispaces.com/2008_Simonskloof for the story and pics. Thanks droffarc :blob6:
  9. Two TAs take to the road - Karoo South Africa

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Please follow this links to the Wild dogs forum posting: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=16152.0
  10. Great Karoo Sleepout

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just to make you Northerners total envious, 8 of us slept under the stars in the Karoo near Sutherland South Africa. Enjoy day one so long, day 2 to follow as soon as I can throw some light on it. ;) http://droffarc.wikispaces.com/2008_greatKarooSleepout
  11. Metzeler Karoo's on the road ?

    Africa Twin
    After a long wait I've finally gotten some Karoos and will soon be slapping them on. However, they do appear to be a wee bit more knobbly than the Tourances they replace and I've just checked the Metzeler website and downloaded a pdf which says they're designed for 10% onroad and 90% offroad...
  12. metzler karoo's

    Mechanical Advice
    saw a set of these on a GS today and just wonderd if anybodys had any experience of them they looked the part but are they any good :D
  13. Metzeler Karoo?? does anybody know them

    Africa Twin
    Came across the metzeler karoo.Powergummis in germany want € 63 for a rear so i wondered if anyone used them bevor?
  14. Karoo for YOU??

    Chatter
    Metzeller Karoo's Has anyone used them or have an opinion? I noticed that the BMW HP2 at the motorcycle show was fitted with them, and the on-screen demo shows it hacking across the desert (Karoo?) and then nipping onto the road for some fun. I guess BMW were making the point that the bike...
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