WANTED: CENTRAL TEXAS ADVers

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by ghostrider1964, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    I think I could explain that one....
  2. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Exactly. Wouldn’t a nice scooter be more appropriate??
  3. Grumblez

    Grumblez Adventurer

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    I ride pretty aggressively. My stock rear got a nail at 400 miles when I got the tkc 70. The stock front was down to the wear indicators at 4k miles and it was a glorified touring tire. I love the tkc 70 it is awesome on the street and confident on everything except mud.
  4. bigdave-gs

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    For the money, I'd rather run the Original Metzeler Tourance, not the EXP or the Next, which I have found not to last or handle as well as the original. On my BMW R1150 GSA, I would consistently got 6000+ miles out of the rear and I've gotten 8800 miles a couple of times. Compared to the TKC70, the Metzeler is just about the same price, and in the 150/70R-17 the Metzeler is cheaper on rockymountainatcmc.com. It has been proven on and off road many times. Both are radial design.
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  5. veriest1

    veriest1 Minimalist Gear Hoarder

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    I get 7000+ out of Full Bore M40 rear tires. Can't complain for the money.

    I do a lot of commuting that limits how fast I can go for a lot of those miles. Some folks have said I ride kinda quick at other times....
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  6. cleatusj

    cleatusj Dirt floor engineer

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  7. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Yup. Just ordered a set for Mexico. Leaving in two weeks. Gonna get in some mountain Ricky Racing and a bit of dirt. And some Bacanora. 6k miles would be great. Not likely, though.
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  8. bigdave-gs

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    Won't fit the new BMW's or KTM's ! 170/60R17's on the new bikes.
  9. bigdave-gs

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    Depends on that right hand ! ! ! :lol3 :ricky
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  10. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Well, I AM right handed. :-)

    Mexico roads are a wee bit tough on the tires.
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