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Old 04-29-2013, 09:02 AM   #73
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Originally Posted by MaxReving View Post
According to the people from BMW Motorrad that did the introduction event of the new BMW R1200GS LC in Morocco in March then Metzeler has RECALLED all Karoo 3 tires. The reason is that the tire has a major issue if the pressure is lowered for off-road use.

According to the same sources this issue may result in several months delay of the final release date. It is not only an issue with the rubber compound but the general construction of this new tire.

This is not good news for BMW Motorrad since they have relayed on Metzeler to provide this new off road tire for the new and more powerful R1200GS LC.

Max :-)
I don't know the reason, but my pre-order from Revzilla was initially for mid February. It's already been 21/2 months, and they're saying mid-May now! It seems that there must have been an issue like mentioned. Regardless of cause, the tires don't exist, and I'm moving on. The old stand-by TKCs are still available, even if they're only good for 3k miles. Anything else?
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