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Old 03-25-2009, 02:31 PM   #31
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I ran these on my 1150, They come in tubed and tubeless though 140 is as wide as they go.... Or did go.. Tread depth for the rear was 13mm when new.. 4000 miles later that was down to about 7mm.. Great tyres!
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Old 03-25-2009, 06:38 PM   #32
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Is it just me or are these tires freaking expensive? and for a T rating.

150/70 B 17 M/C 69T - $167.00
110/80 B 19 M/C 59T - $134.20

And I thought Anakees were expensive.
it's just you ;)
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Old 03-25-2009, 08:43 PM   #33
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Is it just me or are these tires freaking expensive? and for a T rating.

150/70 B 17 M/C 69T - $167.00
110/80 B 19 M/C 59T - $134.20

And I thought Anakees were expensive.
those are the msrp prices which nobody actually charges.
look up the anakee msrp charges.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:17 AM   #34
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i love the IRC GP1 for this type of use.
unfortunately, I don't see a 19 in that tire.
if I'm wrong, somebody help me out here....

TKC I find to be lumpy. i'm pretty sure it knocks a mile or two off MPG.
Maxxis [forgot the model] similar in multi-duty to the GP1, but shrieks on smooth slab
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:31 AM   #35
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Okay, bit the bullet for now and put on the TKCs. Holy CRAP! I love them.

Went on a dual sport group ride on the weekend with about 110 bikes or so. About 60km of mostly logging roads with a few km of more technical stuff. Loved the tires and am finding out things I need to tweak on the F650gs twin to make it a bit more capable. Although I was able to get up to 50mph on some of the straight sections. I tell ya the deep potholes at that speed make you want to have better suspension. But the tires were amazing and I barely notice a difference on the road from the battlewing tires. Will always have these on as long as they don't wear out too quick (high PSI on the road will help).
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:44 AM   #36
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damn these tires not being available till summer now really puts a kink in my trip. Was hoping to try these out these tires on it.
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Old 03-31-2009, 05:58 PM   #37
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Thats a damn clever way to reduce tyre wear!! If the tyres are not on the ground, they cant wear out!! ha ha
That's just typical tiger handling off pavement.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:13 PM   #38
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i love the IRC GP1 for this type of use.
unfortunately, I don't see a 19 in that tire.
if I'm wrong, somebody help me out here....

TKC I find to be lumpy. i'm pretty sure it knocks a mile or two off MPG.
Maxxis [forgot the model] similar in multi-duty to the GP1, but shrieks on smooth slab
I seen the IRC ones a while back, but no 19" size. And they are tube type, which i could live with.
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Old 04-28-2009, 10:04 PM   #39
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Any word on when these might be available in the US??.
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Old 04-28-2009, 10:20 PM   #40
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....Will always have these on as long as they don't wear out too quick (high PSI on the road will help).
Actually, high PSI will cause increased wear on the center of the tread. Inturn causing uneven wear. The longest life I've seen out of the TKC-80's was on a KLR650 at a lower pressure, as in 20 in front and 25 in rear. This caused more of the tread to make contact with the pavement, therefore providing a more even wear. A friend of mine was able to pull 6000-7000 miles out of the rear TKC-80 with a lower pressure like 25 PSI. The front went the distance of two rears.
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:15 PM   #41
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it's not a b rating though.
b stands for steel belt vrs fiber belt on the smaller sizes.

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Old 05-19-2009, 08:18 PM   #42
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damn these tires not being available till summer now really puts a kink in my trip. Was hoping to try these out these tires on it.
i'd get a shinko this time around:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...=443226&page=2
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...Rear-Tire.aspx
and the k60 next round

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Old 05-19-2009, 10:41 PM   #43
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Hello,
I should see them after June 24.

Come check me out at http://www.moto-amore.com/
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Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 21:25:48 -0700
From: weakins1@yahoo.com
Subject: 150-17" K60
To: motoamore@hotmail.com

is there a time frame? need some soon.
thanks, bill
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:02 AM   #44
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just caught this
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=463611

Hello,
This is John at Moto Amore, the N. American distributor for Heidenau Tires.
We should have The 150/70 B17 and 110/80 B19 K60's in our hands June, 24.
Not as soon as I had hoped, but they're making them as fast as they can.
As for other sizes we have on hand now:
130/80 - 17 M/C 65H
140/80 - 18 M/C 70S
90/90 - 21 M/C 54H

In addition, we will have by May 22:
100/90-19 M/C 57H
140/80-17 M/C 69H
Blame MaddBrit


the 140 will be availbel in 2 days, if you can't wait till the 150 come out.
this is a 140 on the strom:
the big gs use this size and my guess is the 800gs will also
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Old 05-20-2009, 04:37 AM   #45
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I have the K60 140 on my 800.... damn I like this tire in the pic below it have about 5000km on.... still good for another 5000 I am sure



And another pic with the front tire

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