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Old 05-11-2014, 03:42 PM   #5281
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Im keen to try the Mitas C02 or the Stoneking on the bike. Might not see much mileage either, but they are very cheap.

Oi! My old Adv :)

The Stoneking was tops on the Adv, except on wet rock/slick rock. In mud, shale, loose stuff it is king :) On road it is a little hairy.

On the SE I find it a "race day tyre", i.e., the side walls are so stiff you get great performance out of it while the knobs are fresh/new/square, but after that it is a bit wild...

MT21 on the back is what I'm trying now on my SE. And front too... Good and tested compromise on the front MT21 so sticking with those.

Still the Conti Trail Attack for summer road riding though :)
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Old 05-11-2014, 10:36 PM   #5282
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Old 05-11-2014, 10:37 PM   #5283
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Old 05-11-2014, 11:40 PM   #5284
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some farmers just forget to avoid some tracks







there was an 950 adventure somewhere there as well
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Old 05-11-2014, 11:41 PM   #5285
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Looks Great. Good to see you out and about.
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Old 05-12-2014, 03:31 AM   #5286
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Old 05-12-2014, 06:51 AM   #5287
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Forks and rear shock off and on there way to super plush.
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Old 05-13-2014, 11:59 AM   #5288
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Blacked out the rear rack and grab handles.

Front engine supports are next.

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Old 05-13-2014, 12:34 PM   #5289
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Oi! My old Adv :)

The Stoneking was tops on the Adv, except on wet rock/slick rock. In mud, shale, loose stuff it is king :) On road it is a little hairy.

On the SE I find it a "race day tyre", i.e., the side walls are so stiff you get great performance out of it while the knobs are fresh/new/square, but after that it is a bit wild...

MT21 on the back is what I'm trying now on my SE. And front too... Good and tested compromise on the front MT21 so sticking with those.

Still the Conti Trail Attack for summer road riding though :)

Aah! cool!

I took a half worn C02 off the XRR and slapped it on the SE for the fun of it. I took it out to the dunes and was very impressed. I had it on gravel and it had great controlled slides. Wheelies are little sketchy on tar as it spins up a lot.

I like it and would like to try a new one.

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Old 05-13-2014, 01:43 PM   #5290
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Blacked out the rear rack and grab handles.

Front engine supports are next.


I don't know how easy it is to take the Rotopak mount off to make the rear plate more generally useful. As an effective alternative, I use a pair of small RokStraps cinched down tightly. In over 21K I've never had it/them move, even when I've got stuff stacked on top.

What's the purpose of the bungs/buttons on the plate?

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Old 05-13-2014, 02:58 PM   #5291
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Good thought, but my rotopax will always go with, which in turn is a flat surface, then my soft bag will go on top.

But you're right, the rotopax mount is not a quick removal.
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Old 05-13-2014, 08:39 PM   #5292
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Those rubber buttons are so the rotopax doesn't chafe into the powdercoat.
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Old 05-13-2014, 10:06 PM   #5293
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Got out with the kid for a short rip today.

Lunch first.


Then a quick through the woods.


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Old 05-14-2014, 07:01 AM   #5294
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Aah! cool!

I took a half worn C02 off the XRR and slapped it on the SE for the fun of it. I took it out to the dunes and was very impressed. I had it on gravel and it had great controlled slides. Wheelies are little sketchy on tar as it spins up a lot.

I like it and would like to try a new one.
What dimentions are your C02? I can`t find 140/80 18 back home? 130/90, 110/90....
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Old 05-14-2014, 08:31 PM   #5295
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Laugh Hollister!!

Hey, I saw you riding around Hollister!! I was camping with my son and my brother and his kids. Nice weather!!

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