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Old 10-18-2012, 07:55 PM   #59
Foot dragger
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Originally Posted by neduro View Post
They do alright, but they build heat faster due to weight. So, you need a very tight fitting mousse, very well lubed, to have much durability.

The best mousse for the rear 908 on a 2.5 rim is a Michelin 140-80/90-18 DESERT mousse, which is different than the other 140s they have. It is the only mousse I've ever installed that I would describe as a true challenge without a mousse changer.
They can last for awhile on a big dual purpose-ish bike like a 990? Speed and weight have always seemed like the enemy of the mousse inserts.
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