WANTED: CENTRAL TEXAS ADVers

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

  1. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Yup. You're not in Jersey anymore, eh?
  2. ghostrider1964

    ghostrider1964 Edumacated Red Neck

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    Hey man. That was worst case scenario as ever:lol3 beware of gift tires...once it finally seated it did ok. Bout scared the bejesus out of me:eek1

    Veriest, I plan to go back to my TKC/Tourance combo:deal
  3. Schickmeister

    Schickmeister Youngin'

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    Now I know you guys ride like....uhhh...proper gentlemen :lol3, but what kind of mileage do you get out of the standard Tourances? (Not EXPs)
  4. Dahveed

    Dahveed Sumo Biker!

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    The Shinko's seem to be hit and miss. Some times you get good tire life from them, other times, the tires seem to fail prematurely. I've got a 705 on the rear of the KLR and its been fine, but other Shinko tires have been problematic for me. Tourances seem to be more consistent. Sure its great to save a buck on tires, but it sucks to be dealing with problems instead of riding. I've got a set of Anakee 2s in the garage for the GSA and some 606's for the KLR. I also have a spare set of wheels for the GSA with Tourances on them as well.
  5. yardracer

    yardracer stubborn cow

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    The guy who's selling this said it is neither street legal nor does it have a title. so it's out for me.
  6. veriest1

    veriest1 Grand NOOBlet

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    I'm not so worried about tire life at the 705's price. Have you noticed any difference between the 705 and Tourance on gravel? Everything I've seen says they're pretty similar off road.

    So unless one of you has anything different to say I'm just going to replace the front.
  7. yardracer

    yardracer stubborn cow

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    You know ghost.....I had a pretty little basket like that on my bicycle when I was little......:wink::D
  8. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    The League of Proper Gentlemen?

    Yeah, that would be us. :evil
  9. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Veriest. Just put the TKC on the front. Buy me another one while you are at it. :D
  10. yardracer

    yardracer stubborn cow

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    right......
  11. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Tourances lasted for the old me about 3400-3600 miles. The best mileage I've ever had. But






    I have matured. I have found an inner peace. See .....the tire. Be ......the tire. I have turned over a new less-hooliganish leaf. I am just a calm fella now. <<,,Hush, now. Be quiet. You are disturbing that butterfly. >>>>

    I expect to get 12K out a rear. Unless it is a Big Block. Then maybe 10K.I'm so looking forward to my first new ride. Fresh flowers. Soft puppies. Gentle inputs. Oooommmm. OOOooommm. <OMMMMMM>
  12. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Does this mean that you'll be back in the saddle again soon?
    And that I'll now be able to keep up with you?
  13. Schickmeister

    Schickmeister Youngin'

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    He must be talking about the wheels on his cage. :lol3
  14. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Be at peace , brother schizz. There is no first or last. That is all in the past. Ooooommmm.
  15. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    Had high instructional value, however. Still regret not trying ether on it.
  16. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    The Schizz is content to follow. Ooooommmmm.
  17. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    If you go to your special place, you'll hear your answer in the softly whispering wind, .......




    softly........




    not a chance in Hell...not a chance in Hell.....
  18. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Ok. Maybe not all in the past. :wink: But mostly. Kinda. -ish.
  19. veriest1

    veriest1 Grand NOOBlet

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    Sounds like SOG got a new batch of pain pills.
  20. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan There, that's it

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    :D

    Soon, I hope.