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  1. Chatter
    and as I'll be working up to the last minute I had better get all my jobs done this weekend ....... eeeeekkk !! Do I fit the Facet? Do I fit the new Tourance tyres? It's still soaking wet outside so I won't be doing either of those unless it dries up But I will check the oil and pack everything...
  2. Africa Twin
    Hi All Put about 1000 miles on a set of Tourances and really like them. Out of interest, what pressures to you run for road riding? I'm 16 stone and occasionally take pillion Cheers
  3. Africa Twin
    Yet another daft question from me that I think I know the answer to but no harm in checking!! I am just about to purchase 2 new tyres for the AT and have opted for the Conti Trail attacks, could have been the Tourance or the Anakee but hey ho, I've made my mind up on the trail attacks. The...
  4. Transalp
    took the rear wheel off earlier to fit the tourance's. right pain getting the axle out but eventually did - i put it down to lack of grease. Anyway, i popped the axle back in minus wheel to keep everything in place and the axle wont go through the rear caliper past the axle thread. The thread...
  5. Transalp
    sorry, babysitting for friends so cant get up to the garage to check. just about to order some tourance fro busters. The s are cheaper thans the H. Would the S rating be ok as i dont ever intend to get up to the speed rating for that tyre.
  6. Transalp
    Last night riding home from Swindon to Bognor (got stuck in the transporter incident on the A34 for an hour) I noticed that the bike was really twitchy on the front-end. Cats-eyes (understandable as it was wet), slight ridges whatever I felt the lot. It was so sensitive if I ran-over a dead...
  7. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Where is the best place to purchase Tourance Tyres? I'd like a place that is well priced and has the tyres in stock for immediate delivery? Searched hi and low and can't seem to find anywhere decent looking? Cheers
  8. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    For sale 2008 XLV 1000VA8 abs Varadero 24,400 miles 12 months tax & 8 months mot Very nice condition with good service history & lots of extras Front fender extender Givi crash bars ( unmaked) MRA screen Honda heated grips Touratech hand guards with spoilers Bagster tank cover (bag not...
  9. Transalp
    Fitted a new front a few hundred miles back, last one doing circa 8000 miles. I can't get any heat into it, not even slightly warm. The back gets warm on the 35 mile run into work, mixed M-way/A-road and back roads, but not the front. Feels OK though. Any views?
  10. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi all Hopefully someone can help me out here. Those people at Pirelli have decided to stop making by beloved scorpion ST, so I am stuck what to get next. I read in an article that the metzler tourance ( not the exp ) have the same rubber compound that the pirelli scorpion st. Now, I can't find...
  11. Chatter
    Having survived Galloway (with just the one -minor - "off") my AT scraped through the MOT with an adv. on needing new tyres almost immediately. On the bike are Conti Escapes (Tubed) - can't really judge them as I've not had the bike long enough. The bike came with a new (unfitted!) Metzler...
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    Africa Twin Aluminium Panniers and Racks - STILL FOR SALE I have for sale a full set of Aluminium Panniers including Africa Twin racks and all fixings. (oh and tube thingy!) These came with the bike when I bought it and I have no use for them. I'd rather use the cash for a set of Tourance...
  13. Africa Twin
    Put my RD07a through the MOT today, she passed but a few advisories along the way, most of which I knew about or expected anyway:( 1) Front suspension assembly slightly corroded. Bottom yolk has a little surface rust, how many don't that haven't been painted!! 2) Rear wheel spoke slightly...
  14. Transalp
    Has anyone bought a set for their XV700 yet? Seen lots of posts for GS's pointing out the higher wear rate but none for the Trannie. If you have, I would be very interested in any feedback you have as I am currently in the market to buy a set of road-orientated tyres. Given the reputation of...
  15. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi. Can i assume as ive now got to put my first set of tyres on my AT, that Anakee 2s are as good as/better than the original Anakees its wearing at the moment when it comes to winter riding? The choice is obviously these or tourance (original) but im not a huge lover of metzeler in the wet...
  16. Dominator / FMX
    Hi! My SLR is shod with a nice pair of Metzeler Tourances, but I don't know what the pressures should be. The Metzeler site says: Front: 1.5 bar (21 psi +/-) Rear: 2 bar (29 psi +/-) But that makes the front feel like a deflated beachball on fast, tight corners. What pressures should I...
  17. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    It's time for tyres (again!). I usually use Tourances, but have seen Tourance EXPs. Does anyone have any experience, good or bad, with them? I appreciate they're a bit more road oriented, but I don't do much off road, so that's not a problem.
  18. The Longest Day
    Just ion case any of you guys are running on new Tourances, please read this http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/chatter/47478-metzeler-tourance-tyre-safety-recall.html#post475294 Mods: Apologies for duplication, thought the heads up was worth the risk.
  19. News
    Product Affected: Metzeler Tourance 150/70 R17 M/C 69V Manufactured in weeks 09 & 10 of 2010 with the following markings on the sidewall: DOT EB 0Y B279 0910 or DOT EB 0Y B279 1010 Problems reported with tread block tearing / block separation. If you have the above tyre with the...
  20. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Just had this from M&P. Not sure how much cheaper it is but if it's of some use to anyone needing new tyres here’s the link: Metzeler 110/80VR19 150/70VR17 Tourance Tyre Pairs
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