New kenda tire for big bikes

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by trailtrick, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    Im going to try this tire in the next few weeks ,looks good to me iff they last and performance is good
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  2. Matduport

    Matduport Adventurer

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    What model is that ? Where is it from? Looks good !!:norton
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  3. ten_fiver

    ten_fiver Long timer

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  4. Kirtsky

    Kirtsky Been here awhile

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    ...and here I am tire shopping, and was probably going to call for a Mefo next week...
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  5. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    This tire is a month away to the public ,I have few samples to test and make sure the last .
    The mefo still my favorite tire for now:deal
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  6. viola-tor

    viola-tor Needs to ride!

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  7. HWSNBN

    HWSNBN Banned

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    Is that an 18" in the pic? Looks made for the bikes wide rim with the well rounded shape and short sidewalls.
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  8. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    It would be lookin some good on my 4" wide Rim :clap
    I doubt it outlasting my Mefo Though :nono
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  9. ADVJake

    ADVJake ***** dweller

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    whats the cheapest place to get mefos in the states?
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  10. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    This one is a 150/80/18, they have a 140/80/18 for the SE a 150/80/17 and a 21 , well see ,Price is right
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  11. SDS

    SDS introverted excavator

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    Want
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  12. dlrides

    dlrides 1:1.618

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    I can tell by looking at the design, it will probably do well off pavement. Put it through the paces on the pavement, if Gobi's won't scrape, I would consider it useless.
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  13. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    & He's got Long Travel "S" Suspension :eek1
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  14. Johnf3

    Johnf3 Long timer

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    Knobs aren't tall enough to be a real knobbie. Might be a useful replacement to those who run the Continentals if it is cheaper.
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  15. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    I agree.
    Im no fan of the Short Knobbed TKC's :nono
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  16. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander still alive and well

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  17. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Scottsdale

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    in my experience, trailtricks is the only place to get value when buying mefo's. and don't know him from any other kind of tricks. he helped me with my mefo's last spring and the rear performed extremely well and lasted 1500 miles longer than a pirelli scorp. 7200 miles with a couple hundred pavement miles left. the front is toast, though. kind of strange the front wore quicker. maybe compounds or something?

    trailtrick - i will try those new tires as soon as you release them. i could use both ends for my 950. pm me when you can sell product.

    thanks
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  18. cjracer

    cjracer AWD please!!

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    I saw these at the dealer show this spring. Looked like a good tire.... nobs were about the same length as the TKC's. Retail price that I've been quoted are about the same price as the 150-18" TKC. $150-$170ish. Could have changed in the last 6 months though.

    Keep us posted T Trick on how they work out for you.
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  19. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    Several places sells em, but TrailTricks as mentioned - has the best price :clap
    I've purchased one from Javier & will buy my next one there too.

    Buy a Mefo after EVERY Install, then you dont have to wait on one when you need it :deal
    I do this with my Mefo's & Motoz rear tires.
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  20. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    The Rear is a 'SUPER' Explorer. The Front is an 'Explorer'
    Im NO Fan of the Mefo Front.

    I wanna see more live Pics of this Kenda :deal
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