Anakee Wild

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Jaimoto, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. Jaimoto

    Jaimoto Spaniard in Chile

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2007
    Oddometer:
    1,556
    Location:
    Viña del Mar, Chile
    While shopping around for parts that I couldn't find I spotted the new Michelin Anakee Wild. The shop only had 120 front and 170 rear in 1190 Std/GS sizes, no 90/90-21 nor 150/70-18 but they "should" be receiving more tires from Michelin tomorrow.
    Looks promising:

    [​IMG]
    #1
  2. scudrunner82

    scudrunner82 combustion addict

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2012
    Oddometer:
    3,657
    Location:
    Catskill, NY
    :tb

    Want.
    #2
  3. BaldKnob

    BaldKnob I Wanna Ride

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2013
    Oddometer:
    702
    Location:
    SENC
    Been a long time waiting for these tires to hit the shelves. I've read they will come in 150/70-17 and 110/80-19 sizes for other ADV applications. Did you happen to get a price on these bad boys?
    #3
  4. stevh0

    stevh0 Super Retard.

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2007
    Oddometer:
    1,589
    Location:
    Cape Town, ZA
    another tire for the 990's to destroy.
    #4
  5. scudrunner82

    scudrunner82 combustion addict

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2012
    Oddometer:
    3,657
    Location:
    Catskill, NY
    Nothing in 18/21.... Arghhhhh.

    Gonna try the karoo 3 I think.
    #5
  6. stevh0

    stevh0 Super Retard.

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2007
    Oddometer:
    1,589
    Location:
    Cape Town, ZA
    Lasted 1300miles on my 950Se
    #6
  7. Doug Matson

    Doug Matson Long timer

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2003
    Oddometer:
    2,828
    Location:
    Torrance, Ca.
    They look like TKC 80's with a little swirl to the pattern.
    #7
  8. SpeedyR

    SpeedyR SE in the SE

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2005
    Oddometer:
    1,292
    Location:
    ATL, GA
    the rear looks like the pirelli scorpion rally tire.
    #8
  9. strider.deano

    strider.deano Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2009
    Oddometer:
    338
    These will fit the 1190 Adv Std...

    In Feb. I asked Michelin about the availability of these in the US.

    We appreciate your interest in Michelin tires.

    No announcement has been made regarding the 120/90-19 and 170/60-17 sizes regarding when they will be launched in North America.


    We appreciate your business and thank you for choosing Michelin.


    Mike
    Consumer Care Department
    Certified Michelin Product Expert


    #9
  10. alongat

    alongat Long timer

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2010
    Oddometer:
    1,696
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
    So last year, I got a set of Alpina 19/17 tubeless wheels for my 990R with the plan to swap my wheels / brake rotors / side stand every time I wanted the original 21/18 wheels and tires for different riding. I installed Conti Trail Attack IIs on my 19/17 wheels (which as most people know is just a road tire with a "trail designation" and no off road capability whatsoever). The truth is that I never bothered swapping wheels because of the effort required to swap rotors, etc over which meant that any off roading I did was light at best (gravel and hard pack). I love the bike with the 19/17 setup - it has transformed it for road riding but the truth is that I do want better off road capability so I have been considering just going with the TKC80 in 19/17 setup and never changing to my 21/18 wheels. The one concern I have had is that if I did that, how much of my road riding would be compromised with the TKC80 since it is essentially a "road-worthy" knobby. Does anyone have any thoughts about this Anakee Wild or is it pretty much the same road performance as a TKC80? The truth is that I just need three bikes: the Adventure bike with off road capability and great touring, the sport bike for road carving and short trips and then the city bike for taking my wife out for a coffee and looking like a cool hipster doofus :)

    Any feedback / thoughts on the tire dilemma would be greatly appreciated.
    #10
  11. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2010
    Oddometer:
    4,192
    Location:
    new friggin york
    karoo 3 handles well, but i went through the rear in 300 miles. just sayin...
    #11
  12. scudrunner82

    scudrunner82 combustion addict

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2012
    Oddometer:
    3,657
    Location:
    Catskill, NY
    What'd ya do a 300 mile burn out?? Most people get pretty good miles out of them from what I read
    #12
  13. JRod152

    JRod152 will work for tires

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2011
    Oddometer:
    365
    Location:
    KC, KS... flat&boringville
    Not when you're ham-fisted!

    They wont last, but they perform better as a compromise tire than the Mefo or K60, IMO, albeit with a shorter life span. I'll buy them, front & rear, for a cheap commuter / gravel tire.

    A set for $150ish free shipping... good deal!
    #13
  14. JoeMongo

    JoeMongo ¿Por dónde?

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2004
    Oddometer:
    675
    Location:
    SF Bay Area, not exactly dirt moto heaven
    Holy Moly! Where do they sell them for a $150/pair? I'd be interested in trying them at that price. I'd rather use other tires at $275 a pair, which is what I've seen them priced at.
    J.
    #14
  15. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2010
    Oddometer:
    4,192
    Location:
    new friggin york
    you may want to read again. This is OT, but here is my experience with the k3 from this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=857265

    i spooned one on the back of my ktm, and rode mostly offroad/mixed surfaces for just one afternoon of riding for less then 200 miles and this was my experience:

    10 miles
    [​IMG]

    40 miles
    [​IMG]

    80 miles
    [​IMG]

    180 miles
    [​IMG]
    #15
  16. I JET

    I JET Adventurer

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2013
    Oddometer:
    54
    Location:
    Australia
    I had a set of the karoo 3's on the 1190 standard and got 2000kms / 1300mi out of the rear. Had to ride in street mode with traction control on other wise it would do 300mi long burnouts. I had to baby the bike because i was worried the rear tyre would wear out before i made it home from my 1500km trip.

    I wasn't very impressed with the life span and I cant see these anakee wilds being any better, not with that large void between the lugs. I know this makes them better offroad but it just kills them on the road. I've been hanging out to try the haidenau k60 when it becomes available in a 170 rear. One thing to remember is these tyres are just a (road rated) off road tire and compared to trail attacks or anakee 3's they will make your bike an absolute pig handling wise on the road. They make the steering really heavy, slow to turn in, unstable when transitioning from the centre to the edge of the tyre and you are always, always worried about spinning the rear up when rolling on out of a turn. After you get use to the sh!t handling they aren't as scary to ride on.

    The bottom line is if you want to corner hard on the road and have good off road grip, you are best off just changing between the two types of tyres. For me the compromise in handling with each tyre is too high, so i just change out the tyres as I need.
    #16
  17. JRod152

    JRod152 will work for tires

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2011
    Oddometer:
    365
    Location:
    KC, KS... flat&boringville
    Front 90/90-21

    Rear 140/80-18

    I should have clarified... these are tube tires for a 950SE, not an 1190 or 950/990. The larger / tubeless tires are more $$$. Best deal going, as far as I know. Wish they lasted. Sorry if that was an unfair comparison for this thread. :eek1
    #17
  18. scudrunner82

    scudrunner82 combustion addict

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2012
    Oddometer:
    3,657
    Location:
    Catskill, NY

    I believe that YOU killed them(Mr. serial tire killer...) in 300 miles, but thats well below average from the link you provided :lol3

    Some guys on loaded GSs were getting over 5000 miles out of a set. The low average was about 1500. I tend to get moderate wear on tires, so I was hoping for at least 3500 or so. They seem to be pretty sensitive to right wrist abuse from what I'm reading. If they suck for my riding style I'll just go with my old standby E-07s.
    #18
  19. stevh0

    stevh0 Super Retard.

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2007
    Oddometer:
    1,589
    Location:
    Cape Town, ZA
    I rode mine on gravel most of the time. I did do a hard tar stint of about 300 miles averaging at about 90/100mph.

    New
    [​IMG]

    700miles
    [​IMG]

    1300 miles
    [​IMG]


    Sure I could have ridden them bare, but they were already puncture prone.
    #19
  20. scudrunner82

    scudrunner82 combustion addict

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2012
    Oddometer:
    3,657
    Location:
    Catskill, NY
    Jesus. Thats like 3 days of riding for me :eek1
    #20