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Old 10-01-2012, 06:36 PM   #10
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Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand & NORCAL
Oddometer: 250
Karoo 2 (not Brown Dog's 'T') and K60 Mefo/Hidenau

I got 6500 miles out of a Karoo 2 (with a Tubliss insert) on a ride from Beyneu, Kazakhstan to Ulaan Bator, Mongolia. There was alot of bad tarmac and a helluva lot more dirt/sand/gravel.

The Karoo 2 is CHEAP, like the T63. The Tubliss extended life, in my experience, another 2000 miles.

The Karoo (T) on my Husky TE630 is fantastic on street and I chase sport bikes into every corner I can.

It's hard to add to the K60's reputation. On this run, 12,000 miles and I'm still a long way from the wear bars. That's on a 2.5" rear rim with a 140/80.
2011 Husky TE 630 2011 Husaberg FE 570S
2006 KTM 950 'S' ADV 2005 Suzuki DRZ 400 SM
"The perfect is the enemy of the good." 4 bikes in 3 countries.

Orange, it's the new black Tour.
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