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Old 07-22-2010, 08:45 PM   #241
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Just ordered a rear 140 for the 800GS from Robert at MTR in BC. Should be here in Alberta in less than 24hours. Robert is great to deal with and the last 6 tires I purchase from him were here in 24hours on the Greyhound. Check his web site out. Great service

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Old 07-22-2010, 08:55 PM   #242
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Just ordered a rear 140 for the 800GS from Robert at MTR in BC. Should be here in Alberta in less than 24hours. Robert is great to deal with and the last 6 tires I purchase from him were here in 24hours on the Greyhound. Check his web site out. Great service

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and what website would that be?
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Old 07-22-2010, 09:09 PM   #243
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Old 07-22-2010, 09:16 PM   #244
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haha... I'll try to keep upbeat, its a miracle I got a set to try out. It definitely looks better than the Karoos.

I just wish Heidenau would get it together and start producing tires!!!!
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Old 07-23-2010, 09:36 PM   #245
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I just had a set put on at Hansen's and heading for Alaska Tuesday...will give a report upon return.

F800GS 26,000 miles
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Old 07-24-2010, 09:54 AM   #246
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I just got my UPS shipping notice....I ordered a 2nd set of K60's 2 months ago and now they are on the way. I have over 4000 miles on mine now and they still look great....no cracks or chunks of rubber coming off like the 705's. I did order the 140 this time because of the time to get the 150 in. These are on my HP2...great tire....rick

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Izzug! Long time no talk. How is the front K60 on the HP2 doing? Any loss of grip off road? I just ordered a pair (should be here by tuesday) and they said nothing about them being the "scout" version. Do you know anything about them and how different are they from the original?

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Old 07-24-2010, 10:14 AM   #247
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It looks like they've got the Mefo equivalent. It's very close in pattern but is a little more square than curved on the profile.

Haven't really heard any feedback on the Mefo myself.
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Old 07-24-2010, 10:24 AM   #248
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I think this will be my next set for the F8

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...ront-Tire.aspx
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Old 07-24-2010, 10:52 AM   #249
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I think this will be my next set for the F8

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...ront-Tire.aspx
Scorpion MT 90? Are they making a rear in the 150/70 17?
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Old 07-24-2010, 11:58 AM   #250
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It looks like they've got the Mefo equivalent. It's very close in pattern but is a little more square than curved on the profile.

Haven't really heard any feedback on the Mefo myself.
Dunno about the rear Mefo, but the front sucks. After 5,000 miles, mine is cupped badly and I get a nasty weave/wobble at high speed that I never experienced with the original Battlewings or the K60s. I can't get that piece of crap off of my bike fast enough!

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Old 07-24-2010, 03:51 PM   #251
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Scorpion MT 90? Are they making a rear in the 150/70 17?
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...Rear-Tire.aspx

Gonna have to be 18"
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Old 07-24-2010, 04:22 PM   #252
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The Scorpions are the stock offering on the 990 Adventure. Not quite in the same catogory as the K60. Meaning they are not as aggressive as the K60.
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Old 07-24-2010, 05:54 PM   #253
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Dunno about the rear Mefo, but the front sucks. After 5,000 miles, mine is cupped badly and I get a nasty weave/wobble at high speed that I never experienced with the original Battlewings or the K60s. I can't get that piece of crap off of my bike fast enough!

David
I had the same feelings about the Shinko's. man did they suck....

speaking of that if anyone wants my rear shinko705 17/150/70 a little worn. i'd let it go for a song... well maybe a little more than a song.

My rear K60 is still going strong from winter... apart from putting on Anakees for our trip to the grand canyon.

I might be able to squeeze the rest of the summer out of it.
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Old 07-25-2010, 03:53 AM   #254
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Our Heidenau K60's at over 7000km

So this is what our tires look like after putting on over 7000km on mostly pavement. We are using them n our cross country trip. Will they last all the way back from New York to Vancouver, BC? We doubt it!





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Old 07-25-2010, 07:03 AM   #255
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Will they last all the way back from New York to Vancouver, BC? We doubt it!
I dunno, those look pretty good to me, Leslie. Unless you're in the habit of swapping out perfectly good tires, I'd say those should get you home and then some.

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