"Full Bore" enduro? K60 look-a-like for half price

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by Mongo357, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. Mongo357

    Mongo357 Been here awhile

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    Has anyone tried this? Looks similar to the old K60's just for less than half the price...



    http://ssl.delti.com/cgi-bin/rshop....81&kplz=&typ=MOTO-R-211707&dsco=135&ranzahl=1

    <img src="http://ssl.delti.com/tyre-pictures/FullBoreUSA/M-40AdventureSport.jpg">

    M-40 Adventure Sport 150/70 R17 TL 69H M/C, Rear BSW

    Fullbore USA is expanding its product range for 2011! The latest additions to the product range of the American brand are Enduro tires for the Classic and the large and modern Travel Enduro.

    The new Enduro tires have been developed for extremely good driving comfort on the road – even at high speed. Enduro tires have outstanding grip during all kinds of weather conditions. Good off-road traction is guaranteed.

    • Excellent driving comfort on the road – even at high speed
    • Outstanding good grip during all kinds of weather conditions
    • Good traction off road
    • Best price-performance ratio
    • M-41 RT Sport: developed for classic Enduros
    • M-40 Adventure Sport: best tires for large and modern Travel Enduros
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  2. slowoldguy

    slowoldguy Tire Tester

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    Haven't tried them. yet. ;) Scuttlebutt is they are re-badged shinko 705's. The tread blocks look like they are set further apart to me, but I haven't seen one in person. Also, I've seen higher speed ratings on the full-bore but that could just be "ink".
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  3. EnderTheX

    EnderTheX Dirt Rider

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    They look interesting.... :D
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  4. markymcd

    markymcd Been here awhile

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    my first thought was the Shinkos. Which I was very displeased with. I still think the best bet for a 50/50ish tire is the Heidenau.

    There's still much more knob than knob space so they look like they would be about a 70/30 which would be light duty off road.

    cheers,
    Mark
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  5. ebrabaek

    ebrabaek Long timer

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    I just might try these.......:thumb:thumb

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  6. zaner32

    zaner32 In over my head

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    Interesting. They kinda look like the Shinko threadblock design. Time for delamination....:lol3 OTOH, they look cheap enough to try out.
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  7. TowPro

    TowPro Single Track Geezer

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    Mark, what did you dislike about the Shinko 700's?
    I understand there has been a redesign since the problem of tread pealing a couple years ago. (I think the one pealing was NOT a radial).

    at 3500 miles my rear tire made me think "it's time to start looking". I been thinking of going with the Shinko 705 front and 700 rear (I already have the 705 from my XR650l with just a few miles on it)
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  8. markymcd

    markymcd Been here awhile

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    all the tires i've tried that were either a bit more road or a bit more off road and they have shined a bit more in the area they were designed for. that being said the Heidenau K60's being a true 50/50 shine pretty damn well on either side of the scale, AND they were affordable when I first discovered them in North America.

    the Shinkos, in my opinion, were unique in the fact that they weren't that good either on or off road. plus the tread seemed to fall apart pretty easily.

    so, that's the tread part of the equation. if you are truly just looking to save money on a cheap tire then it's a good purchase. but like they always say, you get what you pay for. something to think about too if you are paying someone else to change your tires for you.

    cheers,
    Mark
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