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Old 11-13-2012, 03:00 PM   #1
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Let's save the MCE Karoo

Munich 12/11/2012 12:00 - Metzeler introduces the new Karoo™ 3 On/Off Enduro Tyres.
The new knobby tyre from the manufacturer with the elephant logo will be on sale from spring 2013 and will REPLACE the MCE Karoo and MCE Karoo T models...

http://www.metzelermoto.com/web/news...onth&word=word
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And that's what we have to stop!
The new Karoo3 will surely be a great tyre but mostly for adventure travels.
But the original MCE Karoo is the best performance off-road tyre for most big enduro bikes and the new model won't change anything about it.
Our message to the manufacturer is: Keep them both and save the original MCE Karoo, please!!!

http://www.facebook.com/SaveTheMceKaroo

Please share and like this page, post your opinion, your experience or your pictures and videos with the original Karoo and try to help us saving it!!!
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Old 11-13-2012, 03:52 PM   #2
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Are you seriously going to start this thread in every "Bikes" thread?

As I said before: you say the new tyre won't change anything about being the best off road tyre, so what are you bitching about?

I think they do that for a living and know how improve a tyre.
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Old 01-03-2013, 03:58 PM   #3
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to make it 100% clear:




We're feeling so disappointed about Mezeler's plan to stop the production of the original Karoo tires! We understand that it is not the most selling one in the category and call us only a few enthusiasts but also a few enthusiasts can carry a good name of the company and it's products. Let's think for instance how many people are riding supersport bikes in these days and still nobody gave up making tires for them....
The class of the big enduro bikes is the strongest on todays market and still has a wide potencial. Most of the roads on Earth remains unpaved ;-)
MCE Karoo the best off-road and yet street legal and usable tire for most of the big enduro bikes must survive because for a true off-road rider on the adventure bike there is no alternative.

Dear Metzeler company, we need your great original MCE Karoo tire that could not be fully replaced by the newcommer Karoo3.
Please retain us the right of choice and keep the original Karoo in production!
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Old 01-03-2013, 06:06 PM   #4
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Thumb OK, I like em too

run more than a few sets over the years, even if they are just 'weekend' tires
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:02 AM   #5
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For the price they sell for, the original Karoos should be made of something other than butter. They need to drop the price or change the rubber compound. The tooling should be long paid for by now.
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