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Old 09-29-2011, 08:06 PM   #136
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I have a c20 at the house with a DOT number on It if you would like a pic. The c18 they sent me was supposed to be dot but it is not. I'm not real happy about that but customer service with the US distributor is non-existent.

I think the big issue with mitas is the US distributor or lack thereof.
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Old 09-30-2011, 05:04 AM   #137
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http://www.mitas.eu/index.php?strank...=mitas-history
No, they have been in the biz for a while.
One of my favourite lines (although I think they've reworded it since I first read it some time back):

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When the German management hastily left the plant in May 1945,
Hmmm, wonder why that was??
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Old 09-30-2011, 09:28 AM   #138
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If he is legit, why didn't he get us dealer information?
Just askin.

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Deb & Don,
That is a very good question? It sounds like you are very interested in becoming a Mitas dealer, but have gotten nowhere.

Hopefully Mitas can turn around their customer service both here and at their US distributor and make it easier for US customers to use their great tires. The feedback from others places in the world is very positive as far as the quality of the tire for the price. I for one am hoping to try a E07 one day...

I'm in contact with Mitas corporate about this issue and what is happening.
Time will tell if Mitas will become a known tire brand in the US?

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Old 10-03-2011, 03:06 AM   #139
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i googled cgs tires and this page comes up:
http://www.mitas-tyres.com/continent...9915761bdcef80

notice the continental tires... I am guessing mitas and continental tires like the tkc 80 are made by the same company?
no !

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I have a c20 at the house with a DOT number on It if you would like a pic. The c18 they sent me was supposed to be dot but it is not. I'm not real happy about that but customer service with the US distributor is non-existent.
I think the big issue with mitas is the US distributor or lack thereof.
.... :-) we have a deal ... didnīt we ?
C-18 was from 2010 ... 2011modell is in acc. to the DOT.
You will get the things you payed for :-)




@Bill ,... Deb ,... Don....
at least Bill get a proper answer...

We will come back to you as soon as we changed some things
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Old 10-03-2011, 06:37 AM   #140
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That would be great. Like I said I really like the tires Mitas makes, it's just distributor issues here. Get that worked out and I'm sure business will improve a lot here.
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:24 AM   #141
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i emailed Mitas corporate and they told me all dealer contacts as well as technical/product questions should go through:

Mitas Tires North America, Inc. (formerly CGS Tires US, Inc.)
7400 Carmel Executive Park, Suite 100
NC 28226 Charlotte

Market Manager: Neil Rayson
Tel.:+1 704 542 3422
Fax:+1 704 542 3474
neil.rayson@mitas-tires.com

Daniel is only a employee in Germany (doing this on his off time) and is really not here as an official Mitas rep.
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:30 AM   #142
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Thatīs true ... see page #1 ....





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Dear members of the Adventure Rider board ,

after several postings in different sub-boards
it was decided that there is a little "introduce of myself" and my role .

Everybody knows that manufacturer of ( Motorcycle-) parts
are guests ..letīs say "silent readers" in the Internet ...

I would like to sell here nothing directly, but see merely which opinions exists about our products.

If you have any questions about
- our products
- technical backgrounds in general

donīt hastate to contact me by PN or EMail

What can you expect ?
- sympathetic ears
- my best knowledge in solving technical problems
- fair play

What you may not expect ?
- bad words about competitors
- offers

What if you feel limited in your decisions and freedom to speak
- contact me
- contact the admin - team

Kind regards

Daniel Uebrick
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Tel.: +49 (0) 511 936 176 72
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Old 10-13-2011, 09:38 AM   #143
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i think unfortunately this thread is coming towards an end without any clear path for a solid presence of Mitas tires in the US market. Neil Rayson was also CCd in my back and forth emails with Mitas corporate, as for the need for someone from Mitas NA to check in with ADV and keep us updated.

I told them how well ADV has been as far as getting the Butler Maps word out, but they don't seem to grasp to power and sheer numbers of motorcyclist who use this site and would buy their ADV tires.

Sure i can understand if there were a well established US tire supplier they might stay out of the fray, but at this point in the US, i'd consider them sorta a grass-root small emerging company. I'd wager if you ask most motorcyclist in the US about Mitas tires they's say "who???" Funny thing is Heidenau was that way not but less than 2 years ago in the US. Then Moto Amore (the importer) signed up on ADV and talked up the K60 and soon enough there is a solid dealer network and they talk up the tire.
You know the rest of the story...Mitas?

it's a shame because the E07 would do very well here...look how people are flocking to the K60.
Mr Ed's Moto was scared away from being a US dealer as would most anyone else reading this thread.
for now send your $ to canada if you want one:
http://www.mx1canada.com/Mitas-E07-Rear-130-80-17.html

anyway over & out.
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:01 AM   #144
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no !

could you then please explain (instead of just saying no) the realtionship between Mitas and Conti??? we all know the tck-80 VERY well and Conti is listed right at the top of Mitas US website???
http://www.mitas-tyres.com/continental/index.php
without details we're here just to guess and speculate.
i thought we went over this concept already...americans are detail oriented.
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Old 10-13-2011, 02:42 PM   #145
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i think unfortunately this thread is coming towards an end without any clear path for a solid presence of Mitas tires in the US market. Neil Rayson was also CCd in my back and forth emails with Mitas corporate, as for the need for someone from Mitas NA to check in with ADV and keep us updated.

I told them how well ADV has been as far as getting the Butler Maps word out, but they don't seem to grasp to power and sheer numbers of motorcyclist who use this site and would buy their ADV tires.

Sure i can understand if there were a well established US tire supplier they might stay out of the fray, but at this point in the US, i'd consider them sorta a grass-root small emerging company. I'd wager if you ask most motorcyclist in the US about Mitas tires they's say "who???" Funny thing is Heidenau was that way not but less than 2 years ago in the US. Then Moto Amore (the importer) signed up on ADV and talked up the K60 and soon enough there is a solid dealer network and they talk up the tire.
You know the rest of the story...Mitas?

it's a shame because the E07 would do very well here...look how people are flocking to the K60.
Mr Ed's Moto was scared away from being a US dealer as would most anyone else reading this thread.
for now send your $ to canada if you want one:
http://www.mx1canada.com/Mitas-E07-Rear-130-80-17.html

anyway over & out.
Know of any other Mitas Canada dealers? This one only has the E07 in 150/70/17; 110/80/19. I'd love to get a set of those E09 Dakar tires for the LAB2V "race" on 11/25-26.
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Old 10-13-2011, 03:11 PM   #146
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correction: they do have tires for me; they're just measured "off the carcass and not the tread," so the ones I'm after are the 140/80/17 and 110/90/19. E 09 DAKAR.

Can$229.90 + Can$45 shipping (USPS) = US$268.51
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Old 10-14-2011, 01:05 AM   #147
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could you then please explain (instead of just saying no) the realtionship between Mitas and Conti??? we all know the tck-80 VERY well and Conti is listed right at the top of Mitas US website???
http://www.mitas-tyres.com/continental/index.php
without details we're here just to guess and speculate.
i thought we went over this concept already...americans are detail oriented.
Hi Bill.
Sry for the late reply.

Mitas bought the business unit "Agricultural tires" 2004 from Continental.

You find the whole story here ( it was quoted in here ... )

The Motorcycle tire unit is much older...

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Mitas began life in the early 1930's as a subsidiary of Michelin, and firmly established itself as a major manufacturer of quality tyres in its own right soon after the second world war. For the better part of a century it has produced some of the world's finest tyres for companies such as Barum, Michelin and Continental in it's three enormous Czech plants. Today the Mitas branded product range is unparallelled, with tyres for a wide variety of applications - from bicycles, go-karts and scooters to aircraft to massive earth-moving and mining machinery. Many of the world's biggest industrial and agricultural equipment manufacturers specify Mitas tyres as original equipment for their machines. Mitas is also Europe's largest motorcycle tyre manufacturer, and is particularly famous for its superb off-road tyres for motocross, enduro, safari, junior cross, speedway and trials motorcycle applications. Using cutting-edge design, formulation and production processes, it produces literally millions of tyres each year, under the Mitas name as well as under contract for brands such as Continental and Michelin. Mitas motorcycle tyres are used around the world in competitive and recreational applications and sit squarely at the premium end of the off-road sports and adventure-rider markets.
We are not producing motorcycle tires for Continental or under the name of Continental .... but ... ....

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Trelleborg is one of Europe's oldest and biggest names in off-road motorcycle competition tyres, and it is the tyre of choice for a number of gruelling races - particularly in the highly competitive Scandinavian market. In Australia the brand has a small but dedicated following of loyal fans. Since 2000, Trelleborg motorcycle tyres have been made under license by Mitas. As of early 2010, this branding arrangement has ceased and the tyres have become part of the wider Mitas range ( XT-Series). Regardless of the name, the tyres remain the very best off-road sports tyres available.
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Old 10-14-2011, 07:35 PM   #148
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passing this along.
someone else posted this as a reply to a post:


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Mitas E09 is my next tire...both my Heidis ran square and the center strip kills off road performance. Managed around 6K miles each but the off-road performance trade off didn't make the mileage worth the cost of the tire.

You can get the E09 in the states through MitasMX (link below)

http://www.mitasmx.com/shop/index.ph...duct_list&c=36

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Old 10-15-2011, 06:32 AM   #149
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try this



contact form seems to be out of order .


thanx for the information
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Old 10-15-2011, 06:55 AM   #150
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contact form seems to be out of order .


thanx for the information
Your link opens this page:
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It is this page that when you click contact us that produces the above mentioned error.
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