Kineo Tubeless Wheels

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by jscottyk, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    Nope, you need very narrow rims: 1.6"/2.15" vs. 2.5"/4.25" that the BMW uses (plus the rear is only available in 18" while the BMW has a 17").

    This is fine for a mostly off road bike but would of course compromise the street handling.
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  2. Ball and Chain

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    I think I would stick to the standard wheels withe heavy duty tubes:thumb

    I carried the spare tubes with anyway for worst case scenario
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  3. configurationspace

    configurationspace delooper

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    The spokes all connect to the rim in the centre. This would likely be a problem with lots of off-roadish bashing.
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  4. señormoto

    señormoto Supermoto Abuser

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    Ah, this thread is alive again!

    I've seen these wheels discussed, but never seen them in person. For the OP I'd suggest checking out the Alpina tubeless wheels: they're tried and true.
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  5. willh

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    No more feedback? I really like this concept.
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  6. bastimentos

    bastimentos Been here awhile

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    Hoped a few well-heeled souls might have dabbled with the Kineo brand by now, the looks are just.. well you all have eyes - but I wondered about their off-road credibility.
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  7. atarijedi

    atarijedi Been here awhile

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    They remind me of the R1200GS spoked tubeless wheels. I don't doubt their quality. Unfortunate about the price though. Drop the price by 50% and they would sell a lot of them.
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  8. Reaver

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  9. Snowy

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    They are releasing new sizes soon. A 17 is joining the current sizes. Don't know what width, but it's aimed at the adventure bike market.

    According to the parts guy at the local bike shop the other day when I asked.



    I have them on order. To go with my Rekluse clutch.......snigger.....
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  10. Reaver

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    This is the same Snowy that.........nevermind. :rofl
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  11. Snowy

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    I've developed a fetish. I order new products that aren't yet released, and the eternal agony of waiting gets me off.

    I checked up on the sizes of the Tube less thingys because the rims I ordered never showed up. I had ordered a whole front wheel from one of the leading wheel builders here, who took my credit card details, and then dodged the next few phone calls.

    I was going to go to an 18 inch rear and the narrower front. So the tube less thingys would then fit. But they tell me now these new ones will be here soon.

    May as well wait. I'm saving for some Woodys wheels. Fuck the local industry. I'm over them.
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