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Old 03-05-2013, 10:34 AM   #16
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Ha Ha, $1500 are you joking that will only fill quarter of one shelf. We have tens of thousands of dollars invested in Mitas inventory.
Pretty sure he meant in the truck..

I too am curious on pricing
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Old 03-10-2013, 02:45 PM   #17
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Went for a quick spin on my bike yesterday To Indian Valley Reservoir and got to try out my new tires.

I did 120 miles of road and about 40 miles of gravel, dirt, small to big rocks and snow. On the road the tires handled good on the gravel the rear tire was was not loose but if you tried you could get the tire to slide very nice.

I road a very rocky section up by M5 in Stonyford and the rear tire gripped the rocks great and the tire did not chunk up. In the snow the tire went through the snow great as long as the snow was not a foot deep and hard.
The front and rear tire was great in the mud and both tires cleared out the mud great.

The front tire did not push out on me on high speed turns and the tire looks looks like it will last a while. The front tire was great in the gravel,dirt,rocks and snow. for the road only time will tell how this aggressive tire will hold up. I ran 30 psi in front and rear tires









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Old 05-26-2013, 09:02 PM   #18
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Went for a quick spin on my bike yesterday To Indian Valley Reservoir and got to try out my new tires.

I did 120 miles of road and about 40 miles of gravel, dirt, small to big rocks and snow. On the road the tires handled good on the gravel the rear tire was was not loose but if you tried you could get the tire to slide very nice.

I road a very rocky section up by M5 in Stonyford and the rear tire gripped the rocks great and the tire did not chunk up. In the snow the tire went through the snow great as long as the snow was not a foot deep and hard.
The front and rear tire was great in the mud and both tires cleared out the mud great.

The front tire did not push out on me on high speed turns and the tire looks looks like it will last a while. The front tire was great in the gravel,dirt,rocks and snow. for the road only time will tell how this aggressive tire will hold up. I ran 30 psi in front and rear tires









Here is a picture of the way home back to Willows






That looks like a ton of fishing lead wrapped around your spokes. Like seriously 2/3 of a pound! Anything over like 5 ounces just seems wrong/sketchy.
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:09 PM   #19
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Just got mine....

Anybody know where the markings are on the tires for the "heavy side" for balancing. I don't have the red dots like my other tires to put opposite the air valves. The idiots who did my Scorpion Trails put the balance marks at the valves and couldn't figure out why it needed 2.75 ounces to balance. Once we moved the tires, it only took a third of that. Thanks in advance. S
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:44 PM   #20
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Great tires for a great price !

I bought 2 sets of the E-07's off you Heather a few weeks ago and compared to the stock scorpions these tires are great. Front end wiggle is happily gone.
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Old 05-27-2013, 10:05 AM   #21
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That looks like a ton of fishing lead wrapped around your spokes. Like seriously 2/3 of a pound! Anything over like 5 ounces just seems wrong/sketchy.
My bead lock is heavy.
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:44 AM   #22
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whats the deal with the lame yellow stripe all around the tire?
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:50 PM   #23
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whats the deal with the lame yellow stripe all around the tire?
Pretty sure that indicates Dakar version which means one additional ply....
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Old 05-29-2013, 07:01 AM   #24
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What did your friend do to that 950? I see bodywork is missing...

And you ride a 990...
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:07 AM   #25
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I bought the bike that way. Its my spare bike.
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Old 05-29-2013, 12:40 PM   #26
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That E-07 rear looks nice.
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Old 10-17-2013, 11:36 AM   #27
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Hey!

I am running the same set-up as you do and have a quick question for you if you don't mind.
Today I went to a mechanic to change the tyres, I reminded him several times to make sure of the direction of the tyre he managed to mess it up at the front tyre, rotation mark is facing in the wrong direction. How can this affect tyre behaviour and life?

Thanks for your help!
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Old 10-17-2013, 12:09 PM   #28
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If that was my tire I would fallow the manufacturer recommendation. As for the life of that tire I only got 500 miles on them when I rode the V2R course in Nevada on my ktm 990 adv. The rear tire was soft and punctured very easy.

Now I run in the rear a D908 and front Michelin hp4 starcross. Here is a link to my last ride.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=913598
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Old 10-17-2013, 01:24 PM   #29
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If that was my tire I would fallow the manufacturer recommendation. As for the life of that tire I only got 500 miles on them when I rode the V2R course in Nevada on my ktm 990 adv. The rear tire was soft and punctured very easy.

Now I run in the rear a D908 and front Michelin hp4 starcross. Here is a link to my last ride.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=913598
I might have missed it, but are you talking about the E-09 Dakar that you only got 500 miles out of? And now you've switched to the D908, so you were not that impressed with the Mitas? Thanks!
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Old 10-20-2013, 10:02 AM   #30
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If that was my tire I would fallow the manufacturer recommendation. As for the life of that tire I only got 500 miles on them when I rode the V2R course in Nevada on my ktm 990 adv. The rear tire was soft and punctured very easy.

Now I run in the rear a D908 and front Michelin hp4 starcross. Here is a link to my last ride.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=913598
Thanks for your answer! I have also wrote an E-mail to Mitas, no answer yet. Great ride report, took me a while to read it though
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