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« Reply #200 on: October 10, 2014, 12:22:56 pm »
Absolutely love this discussion. Some advise here. Now with the rainy season starting and the e07 has a issue with wet tar what suggestions you guys have?

What issue on wet tar not experienced with other 50/50 tyres? ???
 

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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #201 on: October 10, 2014, 12:38:03 pm »
What issue with wet tar?  I've been riding with them for a while and as long as you ride in the wet appropriately, you'll be more than fine with the E07s.
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« Reply #202 on: October 10, 2014, 01:02:38 pm »
I ride with my bike daily and everytime it is a bit wet braking sucks and traction gets lost on accellerating. And no i am not accelarating hard and also not braking hard. This morning on my way to work in the slight misty rain a car turnwd infront of me and when i trusted my brakes to work for me they failed luckily the lady accelerated and i missed her

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« Reply #203 on: October 10, 2014, 01:04:20 pm »
Oh and just for interest sake they got 14000 km on now so i also have them a while now. I do love the tyre and it is amazing. Im looking for a solution to not have to replace them and hoping one of you have found the sweet spot already

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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #204 on: October 10, 2014, 01:11:17 pm »
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« Reply #205 on: October 10, 2014, 01:45:10 pm »
Oh and just for interest sake they got 14000 km on now so i also have them a while now. I do love the tyre and it is amazing. Im looking for a solution to not have to replace them and hoping one of you have found the sweet spot already
Check out the Mitas E-08 tyres ?

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« Reply #206 on: October 10, 2014, 01:46:36 pm »
I ride with my bike daily and everytime it is a bit wet braking sucks and traction gets lost on accellerating. And no i am not accelarating hard and also not braking hard. This morning on my way to work in the slight misty rain a car turnwd infront of me and when i trusted my brakes to work for me they failed luckily the lady accelerated and i missed her
You could also drop your pressure which will bring your tyre temp up thereby improving your wet grip.

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« Reply #207 on: October 10, 2014, 02:42:41 pm »
Thanks jedi i will try that. Next im gonna go for e08 and see but these tyres are only 3 months old and look new so the wife will kick my ass if i buy new ones now

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« Reply #208 on: October 10, 2014, 02:42:56 pm »
Any idea if amd when we might be getting some Mitas for the LC?
 

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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #209 on: October 10, 2014, 02:57:24 pm »
Any idea if amd when we might be getting some Mitas for the LC?
expect these 2 options next year from Mitas

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« Reply #210 on: October 10, 2014, 03:00:53 pm »
I like the bottom ones

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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #211 on: October 10, 2014, 03:01:27 pm »
What is that in the last picture? They look good
 

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« Reply #212 on: October 10, 2014, 03:13:27 pm »
Oh and just for interest sake they got 14000 km on now so i also have them a while now. I do love the tyre and it is amazing. Im looking for a solution to not have to replace them and hoping one of you have found the sweet spot already

Thanks jedi i will try that. Next im gonna go for e08 and see but these tyres are only 3 months old and look new so the wife will kick my ass if i buy new ones now

How do you do 14000km in 3 months and keep the tyre looking new?

Personally I'm on my 3rd E-07 rear and would be hard pressed to go for anything else.
 

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« Reply #213 on: October 10, 2014, 03:17:22 pm »
What is that in the last picture? They look good
Those are the new Mitas tyres on the way for the LC . Only expect them in July thou  >:(.

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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #214 on: October 10, 2014, 04:32:57 pm »
didnt know there was a difference between the LC and the proper GSA ??????
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« Reply #215 on: October 10, 2014, 05:16:26 pm »
What is that in the last picture? They look good
Those are the new Mitas tyres on the way for the LC . Only expect them in July thou  >:(.

Cant believe it has taken Mitas so long to come on board for the new LC?pity :(
 

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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #216 on: October 10, 2014, 05:20:03 pm »
What is that in the last picture? They look good
Those are the new Mitas tyres on the way for the LC . Only expect them in July thou  >:(.

Cant believe it has taken Mitas so long to come on board for the new LC?pity :(
I also don't understand why it takes this long. Obviously there is demand. Why take 2 years to bring out a tyre that is on demand on the best selling bike currently?
 

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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #217 on: October 12, 2014, 08:32:50 pm »
What is that in the last picture? They look good
Those are the new Mitas tyres on the way for the LC . Only expect them in July thou  >:(.

Cant believe it has taken Mitas so long to come on board for the new LC?pity :(




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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #218 on: October 12, 2014, 08:48:33 pm »
Did 1300km this weekend with my E07 tube 21" tyre on tubeliss rims on the 1190.

Did not loose pressure in 8 days.

Awesome on dirt, point and shoot, grips all the way.

But I did get front wheel slip on tar in the twisties. Happened twice :o

Was over 200kph plus some VAT  :thumleft:

Yes, I know its over the speed rating of the tyre  :thumleft:
 

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Re: MITAS E07 Tread failure
« Reply #219 on: October 13, 2014, 08:38:00 am »
What is that in the last picture? They look good
Those are the new Mitas tyres on the way for the LC . Only expect them in July thou  >:(.

Cant believe it has taken Mitas so long to come on board for the new LC?pity :(
I also don't understand why it takes this long. Obviously there is demand. Why take 2 years to bring out a tyre that is on demand on the best selling bike currently?
TBH I am also not happy with the situation. However there have been a few factors that have delayed the process. Firstly Mitas Bought Sava and they where both working on their own versions and management put a hold on it until the merger took place and the teams where "joined" . then in all their wisdom  :o decided to develop their super sport tyres first  ???. They have also subsequently decided that the Sava Factory concentrate on the more on road tyres and scooter tyres and Mitas the more off-road bias tyres....this meant moving the factory around etc ...delays  :-[. The up-short is we have about 5 or 6 new tyres next year with good stuff to come after that as well. Its taken some time but when in swing we will be rocking!