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Old 09-01-2014, 06:51 PM   #10516
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Nice! I have always liked the blue and orange.
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Old 09-02-2014, 07:17 AM   #10517
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Looks like a Mitas Dakar E-09 130/80 -18 tube type

Here's their website

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Yup that's the tire , but in a 140.

Sorry for the delay but I've been out abusing it for the last couple days on a trip. I will say that it's been all off-road for 450-500 km's per day and it's showing very little signs of wear.
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Old 09-02-2014, 01:32 PM   #10518
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not much today...

Added a toggle switch to Rally Raid Marathon fairing for the two HIDs. Wanted the ability to turn them off to save the battery when needed. prepping the bike for LEDs to augment the HIDs.
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Old 09-03-2014, 06:32 PM   #10519
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After circumnavigating The Great Salt Lake through the desert last weekend and fixing two rear flats along the way, I cleaned her up, lubed the chain, and worked on two new tires in preparation for the next excursion. I posted my RR here already.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...=708090&page=5

I really wanted to get my money's worth out of those stock Scorps, but they might have aided my demise in the next few thousand miles. Aside from the occasional errand or commute, my rides over tarmac are intended to get to dirt. It just never felt like a proper "no shit" off road adventure bike with those tires.

I'm leaving later this week for business in Colorado Springs and will use sections of the UTBDR and COBDR to get there. Should provide some opportunities to see how a Mefo SE and Michelin T63 perform.

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Old 09-03-2014, 07:03 PM   #10520
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After circumnavigating The Great Salt Lake through the desert last weekend and fixing two rear flats along the way, I cleaned her up, lubed the chain, and worked on two new tires in preparation for the next excursion. I posted my RR here already.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...=708090&page=5

I really wanted to get my money's worth out of those stock Scorps, but they might have aided my demise in the next few thousand miles. Aside from the occasional errand or commute, my rides over tarmac are intended to get to dirt. It just never felt like a proper "no shit" off road adventure bike with those tires.

I'm leaving later this week for business in Colorado Springs and will use sections of the UTBDR and COBDR to get there. Should provide some opportunities to see how a Mefo SE and Michelin T63 perform.

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I would like to know how the pairing turns out, I was considering the same thing for mine.

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Old 09-03-2014, 07:28 PM   #10521
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I would like to know how the pairing turns out, I was considering the same thing for mine.
Will do. Give me about two weeks and I'll PM you. I can say now that the price on the T63 is always favorable compared to other similar tires.
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Old 09-04-2014, 03:03 PM   #10522
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Old 09-04-2014, 04:48 PM   #10523
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Old 09-04-2014, 06:58 PM   #10524
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Old 09-04-2014, 08:11 PM   #10525
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Just delivered, will get installed tonight, quality looks outstandingAttachment 325349

I have them and IMO they are not the greatest. Solid construction, easy to install, but the plastic hand guard shield is too small. Sure it's great in warm weather but winter is coming and then a large shield is really needed. Would be nice if they offered a large Storm guard. Plus the mirrors are barely functional. 2500 miles withe mine so far and that.s my take on them.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:09 PM   #10526
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I hope they work out for me because I'm fed up with the stock mirrors getting knocked loose by branches.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:14 PM   #10527
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I hope they work out for me because I'm fed up with the stock mirrors getting knocked loose by branches.
Double-take mirrors is your answer

http://www.doubletakemirror.com/
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:21 PM   #10528
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No thank you, way too big and clunky for my taste.
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Old 09-05-2014, 08:16 AM   #10529
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I hope they work out for me because I'm fed up with the stock mirrors getting knocked loose by branches.

Well, rode to work this morning. Only got up to 55 but the mirrors were vibration free and after a mile or so I was used to the lower position. The mirrors are smaller of course but they offer a wide fov so no issues for me there. They are clear and much sturdier than they looked on photos. The bike looks much cleaner without the antennae mirrors and the guards themselves seem indestructible. Simply much more protection than the stock guards.

Only negative so far is the need to adjust the steering stop bolts as the guards touch the fairing at full lock. Not a big issue for me.

I'll post more pics and an update after my Sat morning ride into the Ocala forest, but for now I am pleased with my purchase. Looks like a great product.
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Old 09-05-2014, 04:10 PM   #10530
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