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Old 07-04-2013, 11:41 PM   #17491
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:06 AM   #17492
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2 of the best looking XR's I've seen, beautiful bikes!!!


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Old 07-05-2013, 09:16 AM   #17493
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Its a Pro-x rod kit from RMATV.

Figures this would be my luck; cross country from home

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You have had one hell of a time with RMATV. That sucks, I have bought a lot of stuff there and haven't had any problems except for the Primary Drive parts which suck. I would say its more a Pro-x problem though.

I have heard good things about the Hot Rods kits, but not sure if they have one for the xrr.
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Old 07-05-2013, 09:43 AM   #17494
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You have had one hell of a time with RMATV. That sucks, I have bought a lot of stuff there and haven't had any problems except for the Primary Drive parts which suck. I would say its more a Pro-x problem though.

I have heard good things about the Hot Rods kits, but not sure if they have one for the xrr.
None for XR - go Falicon from XRsOnly
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Old 07-05-2013, 01:16 PM   #17495
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You have had one hell of a time with RMATV. That sucks, I have bought a lot of stuff there and haven't had any problems except for the Primary Drive parts which suck. I would say its more a Pro-x problem though.

I have heard good things about the Hot Rods kits, but not sure if they have one for the xrr.
Knowing rmatv they always make it right, a few times I've had an issue with anything they made if right.
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:16 AM   #17496
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Shes too cleannn.. who feels like a ride

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Old 07-06-2013, 10:33 AM   #17497
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Shes too cleannn.. who feels like a ride

Good looking tires, what are those?
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Old 07-06-2013, 01:15 PM   #17498
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Good looking tires, what are those?

Mitas C02 120/18 rear and a Mitas XT644 100/90/21 front.
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Old 07-06-2013, 02:37 PM   #17499
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Mitas C02 120/18 rear and a Mitas XT644 100/90/21 front.
10-4, will try to locate some.
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Old 07-06-2013, 02:59 PM   #17500
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Mitas are great tires. Too bad no one in the US seems to want to distribute them....
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Old 07-06-2013, 03:19 PM   #17501
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Mitas are great tires. Too bad no one in the US seems to want to distribute them....

over rated POS tires I have ever run ..yup there cheep and there nasty ..I would never fit them to another bike I own

606 rear ...mx71f on the front ..best combo I have come up with for a long time
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Old 07-06-2013, 07:24 PM   #17502
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over rated POS tires I have ever run ..yup there cheep and there nasty ..I would never fit them to another bike I own

606 rear ...mx71f on the front ..best combo I have come up with for a long time
Just curious, what was wrong with them? My pig eats tires, so I am always looking for options.
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Old 07-06-2013, 08:00 PM   #17503
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I had a C20 last almost 2k miles on the rear of my XR, way longer than a 606 or any other knobby I've tried.
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Old 07-06-2013, 10:21 PM   #17504
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Just curious, what was wrong with them? My pig eats tires, so I am always looking for options.

shit grip ...wore out fast ..soft nobs ,,every thing there just cheap rubbish
im sorry to say but the 606 is a far better tire ..I get huge miles out of them and very predictable unlike the mitas rubbish ,,,,I tried several different models all shit IMO
but tire choice is an individual thing
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:48 AM   #17505
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Mitas tyres -
+ cheap
+ long lasting

- dangerous on the tarmac because they use hard compound
- questionable quality / quality control isues

If you lucky you will get decent tyre but i have heard too many people having bad experience with them . Once i have used e-09 and only problem i had was bad grip on the hard surface , but then again all nobbly tyres are not that good on road compared to propper road tyres .

Would i buy them again ? Hmmm unlikely .
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