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Old 03-17-2009, 09:08 PM   #1
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Heidenau K60 tires

Does anyone know where to get these in Canada or the States?????

Have been doing lots of tire research and have read great things about these tires... also need to find out if the work tubeless.

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Old 03-17-2009, 09:24 PM   #2
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I bought the K61's for my scooter from http://moto-amore.com/ the link on their page to Heidenau tires lists the K60 as "coming this summer"
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:07 PM   #3
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that is a sweet beast tire!!!!
german made & looks to have some THICK rubber!
k60 m+s





guess moto amore is the importer.
http://www.moto-amore.com/heidenau/index.html

this guy used the wrong size successfully.
correct size this summer.
http://www.bmwmotorcycleclubcape.co....-tyres-r1200gs
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:18 PM   #4
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Does anyone know where to get these in Canada or the States?????

Have been doing lots of tire research and have read great things about these tires... also need to find out if the work tubeless.

cheers,
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since it's a new tire in big gs sizes than i'd say it's a good bet it'll be tubeless.
looks like there is some wait till they hit north america.
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:48 PM   #5
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I have just been looking at some Heidenau tyres ta a local dealer tonite. They are avaliable in sizes for GS,s and other big Beasties and tubeless. The dealer will be getting some of the K60s to fit my R80GS, so am keen to try them. Price is very good
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:49 PM   #6
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I likey!! Exactly what I'm looking for for my next trip.

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Old 03-18-2009, 12:32 AM   #7
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The K60 is an awesome tyre. If you are going to run them on a 650+ sized bike, go the 140/17, it is a different tyre to the 130/17??? They hang on really well, especially with 20-24psi in them and wear very well.
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Old 03-18-2009, 01:59 AM   #8
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Let's keep an eye out on how to get our hands on the 150/70-17 and 90/90-21 K60 when they become available. I am extremely interesting in these tires. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-18-2009, 02:02 AM   #9
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The K60 is an awesome tyre. If you are going to run them on a 650+ sized bike, go the 140/17, it is a different tyre to the 130/17??? They hang on really well, especially with 20-24psi in them and wear very well.
Bigem - do you have one on the back of your F800GS? Picture?

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Old 03-18-2009, 03:29 AM   #10
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Whats the word on the life expectancy of these tires from those who use them already?
I would like a tire like this to put on for longer trips where the noise and life of my knobbies would be an issue.
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Old 03-18-2009, 04:39 AM   #11
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Expectancy are apparently longer than a TKC, but I can't compare.

I went the 140's and 100's, around $100 less per tyre.

Here's a shot;

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Old 03-18-2009, 05:09 AM   #12
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I used K60's on my Tiger last year (100 front, 140 rear)
After 12000km I sold my bike and rear had still some mm's left. Front was probably half worn.
Very good combo for asphalt and gravel

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Old 03-18-2009, 06:27 AM   #13
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I used K60's on my Tiger last year (100 front, 140 rear)
After 12000km I sold my bike and rear had still some mm's left. Front was probably half worn.
Very good combo for asphalt and gravel

Well that pretty good mileage considerig there was tread left and you are on a Tiger(would eat them faster than my 650 would).

Will be nice to finally have a choice that inbetween knobbies and the 90/10 tires!!
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Old 03-18-2009, 07:42 AM   #14
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This looks to be the best the best tire for big beast I've seen. Been running TKC80 but short life and high dollar have me looking else were. bete.
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Old 03-18-2009, 03:55 PM   #15
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k60 upfront & original tourance or anakee 2 rear might for a real nice high-mileage dirt-capable combo.
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