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  1. Suitable tyres

    Hello, I am wondering which tyres others use that would give good onroad and offroad performance. I apologize that I cant tell you what's on her now as i didn't look when i bought her recently though they are road tyres.... I did a small spin up a forest track last week and was quite impressed...
  2. Excel rim size ? / Street scrambler

    Dominator / FMX
    Wonder if you guys can confirm what width Excel rims you have relaced to OE Hubs ? I am a Michelin dealer so want to use Michelin Anakee Wilds so 110/80/19 or 120/70/19 front with 140/80/17 or 150/70/17 Thanks in advance
  3. Bike shudders going through gears

    Dominator / FMX
    I am noticing a pretty strong shudder when accelerating particularly from 2nd to 3rd,recently fitted new michelin annakee3, brake pads, chain, sprocket,handlebars,not sure if the bike did it before,it just doesnt seem to be as smooth through the gears as before,the front tyre was not fitted to...
  4. Road biased tyres cheap

    Africa Twin
    On ebay, not to be missed, got some from here last year £99 a pair Anakee 3's
  5. africa twin xrv750 rear innertube

    Africa Twin
    Can somebody recommend the best inner tube and size for an @ went on a stoney path and my last one nearly pulled the valve out I did find this one but not sure it will fit 17X450/510 michelin heavy duty from rugged roads
  6. For Sale: Inner tubes fs/free

    For Sale / Wanted
    Slowly having a clearout New 17'' Michelin Airstop fits 110/70/80/90, 120/70/80 £8 Michelin Airstop new/little used fits 120/90 130/80 140/70 - 17 £8 Used & patched twice B'stone fits 110/120/130 -17 free Used and patched twice Michelin looks little used 110/120 - 17 free New vee rubber...
  7. Tyre offer...

    Africa Twin
    M&P have a "facebook" offer on Michelin Anakee 3's today... Maybe of use to someone (unfortunately not for my TA ...the rear's too big for me)
  8. Tire pressure on Michelin T63 front and TKC 80 rear ??????

    Africa Twin
    Hi lads! I recently fitted some new tires, and to begin with I tried the 39psi on the rear, as indicated on the tire, and about the same on the front. It sounded like a lot compared to my old Anakees ... and I simply couldn't keep the bike going straight. When I leaned just a little, they...
  9. HRC parts for RD07A - Possible? Sticker - The real deal

    Africa Twin
    I think stickers can be nice but only if they are credible. For example I´m thinking of Rugged Roads, Michelin, Motul and HRC but the latter is not true and it's as awesome as having a t-shirt that tells you that I have a thousand money in my back pocket ;) What parts does not feel as...
  10. NX 650 Wheel rim sizing compatibility - Handling

    Dominator / FMX
    hi folks Current order: Front wheel - Rim (SM Pro) - 19" x 1.85 32 - Gold (100/90-19 57H Michelin Anakee 3 tire fitted) REPLACING stock 21" x 1.85 32 (90/90 - 21 Mitas offroad tire) I have the option of replacing the REAR wheel with stock 17" x 2.5 (130/90-17 Michelin Anakee 3 tire fitted) OR...
  11. XR 650R wheels for sale

    These have been in the for sale section but just thougth I'd post them here before they go on ebay. Front and rear wheels complete with discs, nearly new 45 tooth sprocket and decent Michelin T63 tyres. £150 for the lot or may sell separately. plus P & P. or collect from Manchester. PM me or...
  12. eBay: Anakee 2's

    eBay - Africa Twin
  13. Michelin Annakee 3's

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone else think these are poop? Compared to the Metz Tourances on my GS they feel proper twitchy in the damp and not that secure in the dry. Done less than 500 miles and TBH won't be doing too many more on them. new tyres when I get the rims replaced. :rolleyes:
  14. Oh no not tyres again

    Africa Twin
    The Michelin Anakee 2 needs replacing on the rear, phoned up to order one today and low and behold they can only get the Anakee 3 which I don't really fancy. Is the Tourance a good match for the Anakee 2 and will it be ok with the Anakee 2 front (as there is plenty of life left in that) or is...
  15. For Sale: BRAND NEW Michelin ANAKEE2 front wheel tyre 110/80 R19

    For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale: BRAND NEW Michelin ANAKEE2 front wheel tyre 110/80 R19 Having a clear out of all my surplus items, and we have here a BRAND NEW Michelin Anakee2 front wheel tyre sized 110/80 R19. (in the picture, the one for sale is the one with the sticker on it). This was to go on my Honda...
  16. bit weavy!

    Hello my 1st post :smile: I bought a 57 reg Varadero for my weekly commute between Hartlepool and Bristol and I like the bike and have had it a month and 2k+ now I got it wearing well worn continentals and it handled ok on the motorway at speed, (Although a bit slidey and lacking feel chucking...
  17. Michelin Anakee 3

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Anybody tried these out ?? Went to order new boots for the old girl today, don't do Anakee 2's any more got this new Anakee 3 tyre. Looks like a fekin slick :( Completely different pattern. Supposed to be 90% road , 10% off ??? Not sure about this, been with Michelin for a while, ok the last...
  18. road only tyres for XR400

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi all, just bought XR400R (my previous bike was an XR600), I only ride on the road, I don't want to change the rims, I love hard cornering. Can you recommend which tyres will work best (21" front, 18" rear)? The new Michelin Anakee and Metzeler Tourance appear to offer 17" rears only, I have...
  19. Not for highway use? Say what?

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    So I bought a new inner tube for my rear -- the LBS assured and reassured me it would be good for my 140 tires, even though the package said 4.5-4.75 (Chen Shing). However after prying the old megastiff tubeless K60 from and preparing for mounting the new ultrastiffer K60 I noticed the tube had...
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