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Old 09-06-2006, 08:15 AM   #166
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Yep , I like that Mitas EO7 but you can't find it here in the states.
W.E.R products is the U.S. distributer
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Old 09-06-2006, 08:59 AM   #167
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i run the mefo up front on my v-strom, 6000 miles on it now and doing great. about half worn out. i have the sahara 3 on the rear. put it on about 500 miles ago after the death wing wore out. it will not make anywhere near as many miles as the mefo. i know...... the the tires are a little small for the v-strom but they work well. no handling problems.

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Where did you get a tubeless Mefo for the Strom? And is there a rear?
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Old 09-06-2006, 12:43 PM   #168
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I stocked up on Mefos when they were in stock. I have a 90/90 21" new unmounted front Mefo in my garage that I'd part with for my cost which I think is about $75.00 US. Would rather not have to ship it but if I do, you would have to pick up the cost for that. PM me if interested.

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Old 09-07-2006, 06:06 PM   #169
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I've had Metzler Sahara tires on for over 5.5K miles and have at least 1K left on the rear. Probably 40% of the miles are forest service roads and gravel roads with the rest 65 mph hour slab.

Never used the MEFO's but they would have to be a hell of alot better tire then the Sahara for me to switch.
Yea, I realy liked the sahara's, but they are expensive and I didn't even get 4000 out of them. But differant styles and terrain, I imagine is the culprit. So if you get 6,000 from a sahara, then you would get 10 out of a mefo!

That mitas looks just like the mefo, except the lugs are only half as deep? Probably great on the street though. Doubt it will las long. short lug with open spacing=short tire life.
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Old 09-09-2006, 04:32 PM   #170
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Where did you get a tubeless Mefo for the Strom? And is there a rear?
firerigger,
sorry for the delay, been out of town.
both my mefo's are the tube type tires. i am running them as tubless. i have been doing this for a long time when i can't find tubeless. i really don't think there is much difference if any. i have never had any problems in all the years i have been doing this. infact i was told by a tire manufactures rep. that basicly there is no difference. i am running the 130/17 on the rear. it's a little narrow but works really well. way better then the annakee and the trailwing. btw, i wore out the annakee in 4000 miles. really pissed me off that was an expensive tire. ymmv

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Old 11-27-2006, 06:49 PM   #171
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They look just like IRC TKC110s.
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Old 03-13-2007, 09:14 AM   #172
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Anyone tried or heard anything about the knobbie version?
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Old 03-13-2007, 09:41 AM   #173
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Tempting, I run Duro Median F/R now and at $30/$40 That Mefo better last me 12K. I am at over 5K on the duro rear and it ahs good tread left. Will need replacing in a month or so I imagine. 90% street

Unsure hat to do. The masses seem to flock towards these tires.
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Old 03-13-2007, 05:48 PM   #174
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New Mefos...

Just picked up a set of Mefo Explorers I had a local guy order before Christmas for my KLR. Since ordering, however, my house and the KLR in it burned, and I replaced with an 03 Dakar. Had forgotten about the tires, but since they're the same size, I thought I'd put them on when the TKC80 are gone in 3-4K miles (about a month- 1.5 months for me).

Those of you who're getting the high mileage on the Mefos... what pressures are you running on/off-road? On the TKC80s I'm dropping the pressure when I hit the dirt/gravel to 23F/25R then pumping back up to 32F/36R for the tarmac trip home. Looks like the rear TKC is gonna get 6-7K and the front still looks great.

Should I do similarly with the Mefos?

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Old 03-13-2007, 05:57 PM   #175
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They look just like IRC TKC110s.
The IRC GP110 is a different tread pattern than the Mefo. More open tread just off the center of the tire.
I'm hauling a front 110 on the back of my bike that will go into service in a couple of days. $39...
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Old 03-13-2007, 05:58 PM   #176
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Tempting, I run Duro Median F/R now and at $30/$40 That Mefo better last me 12K. I am at over 5K on the duro rear and it ahs good tread left. Will need replacing in a month or so I imagine. 90% street

Unsure hat to do. The masses seem to flock towards these tires.
Where did you get the Duros?
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Old 03-13-2007, 09:06 PM   #177
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Old 03-14-2007, 04:35 AM   #178
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Old 03-14-2007, 12:38 PM   #180
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