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Old 05-24-2011, 09:53 AM   #76
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Old 05-24-2011, 09:57 AM   #77
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Oh my Gawd!

It's ACTUALLY happening!

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Old 05-24-2011, 10:35 AM   #78
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I think it's a bad prank! It can't be possible. After the Big Block reviews, I'll wait for SOG's tire beating test
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Old 05-24-2011, 07:04 PM   #79
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lol. Thanks for the vote of confidence.


I am on Blackdog's list so....sooner or later, I will give them a good thrashing. ;)


They look like the real deal to me. Maybe they are. We will see.
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:22 PM   #80
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i think it's a bad prank! It can't be possible. After the big block reviews, i'll wait for sog's tire beating test
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Old 05-25-2011, 05:27 AM   #81
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sold out already

Just got off the phone with Heindl and they sold out their entire shipment in one day. They said that they have 50 more coming in late June, so I got on the list!
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Old 05-25-2011, 06:08 AM   #82
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I am having a difficult time being excited by a tire that will cost $185 to get.
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Old 05-25-2011, 06:31 AM   #83
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Yeah? Well I have one currently with 8500 miles on it and it still has a little life left in it. 8500 miles with TKC 80's would be between 3 and 4 tires, so do the math $185 versus $500 .......... I think I'll go with the $185. But that's just me .......
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Old 05-25-2011, 07:04 AM   #84
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True enough, I am not saying it isnt a good value.

I know Id rip the sidewall the first time I rode it ( thats the sort of luck I have)

are they routinely lasting 8000+ miles on a GS that sees highway use too?
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Old 05-25-2011, 07:09 AM   #85
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I am having a difficult time being excited by a tire that will cost $185 to get.
Me too! And it ain't a TKC. You may get better life from the Scout but I'm guessing it ain't going to work as well as a TKC off-road and it will need to be a pretty good tire on-road to ace the TKC. Can you tell I like TKCs? Just guessing, haven't tried the scout yet. Will wait for SOG's flogging
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Old 05-25-2011, 08:15 AM   #86
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Me too! And it ain't a TKC. You may get better life from the Scout but I'm guessing it ain't going to work as well as a TKC off-road and it will need to be a pretty good tire on-road to ace the TKC. Can you tell I like TKCs? Just guessing, haven't tried the scout yet. Will wait for SOG's flogging
AS will I....I seem to be part of the SOG chase/support team...reminds me I need to pack a fire extinguisher nowWonder where I can mount that
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Old 05-25-2011, 10:32 AM   #87
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True enough, I am not saying it isnt a good value.

I know Id rip the sidewall the first time I rode it ( thats the sort of luck I have)

are they routinely lasting 8000+ miles on a GS that sees highway use too?
I can only speak to my experience, which is that I have had one of the original K60's on my GS since August of last year. Out of the 8500 miles that's on it there are probably 500 miles of dirt and off road, 3500 miles of gravel roads, and 4500 of pavement. The grip is as good or better in some instances than the TKC's. The wear is excellant! The down side is that they are NOISY. But you get used to that.
I'm a believer ....... I also have them on my X-Challenge and the wifes F650. They are really good in the mud, considering that they aren't a knobby.
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Old 05-25-2011, 10:40 AM   #88
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Where from....

The one thing I've found (or not found) is where to get these tires.

BDCW only has the K60. A-Moto's website is shite and can't seem to find a place to purchase...

Google search brings back a ton of discussion on The Heide's but pretty much no options of where to get with the K60 or K76.

I'm looking for the K76 too....
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Old 05-25-2011, 11:24 AM   #89
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Google search brings back a ton of discussion on The Heide's but pretty much no options of where to get with the K60 or K76.

I'm looking for the K76 too....
Only one place in Minnesota seems to carry these eventually. I talked with the scooter shop and he says he should be able get me a set in June.
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Old 05-26-2011, 04:54 AM   #90
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Here's where I got mine, saw their ad in the BMWMOA magazine a month or two ago for Heidenaus and got on their waiting list:

Motorrad Unlimited, LLC
515 McDowell St. Unit 4
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