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Offline JABO

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #260 on: November 06, 2017, 12:19:53 pm »
Pm's sent.

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #261 on: November 06, 2017, 02:12:05 pm »
Nice Anakee Wild.

Also got my set on friday.
Handling on high speed is much better than i expected.


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Very impressed so far, expected more road noise but they're Okay

Bargain price too - R2999 fitted.

Well in my opinion should I say - that price is great!  :thumleft:

Might need to fit that flipper when Etolls eventually come to the cape hahahaha. At the moment I think we just need W-Tolls on our taps
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #262 on: November 06, 2017, 02:56:08 pm »
Dont come moan here if you get caught with that flipper and you lost your bike and spend some time in jail...happened to a R1 rider on the N1 about 2 years ago
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #263 on: November 06, 2017, 04:10:59 pm »
Jup they call it fraud hey.

Had a flipper on the Busa so rather rode without a number plate.  Riding a Busa in town does not work.  :lol8: :lol8:
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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #264 on: November 07, 2017, 08:34:18 am »
 Definitely use flipper at own risk.

Getting back to the Anakee Wild.

Road handling at low speeds i can feel it.
Higher speed is not noticeable and handling is superb.
I ride with ear plugs and can hear tire noise slightly but not enough for me to notice of I do not listen out for it.

Now let's see what km I can get on them.

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #265 on: November 07, 2017, 10:22:27 am »
Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?

I washed it... fuck its a mission.
1150 was a breeze in comparison. This bike has a gazzilion hooks and crooks to clean....  :dousing:
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #266 on: November 07, 2017, 10:23:38 am »
Nice Anakee Wild.

Also got my set on friday.
Handling on high speed is much better than i expected.


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Very impressed so far, expected more road noise but they're Okay

Bargain price too - R2999 fitted.

Well in my opinion should I say - that price is great!  :thumleft:

Might need to fit that flipper when Etolls eventually come to the cape hahahaha. At the moment I think we just need W-Tolls on our taps

What mileage do you expect?
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #267 on: November 07, 2017, 10:34:49 am »
Mileage is so subjective. Riding style, riding modes, heavy right hands, road conditions etc etc

That said the online forums and consensus seem to suggest 6-8k on the rear and more on the front. Lets see
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #268 on: November 07, 2017, 10:39:59 am »
I am aiming for at least 6k if possible.
Will be nursing it. I hope.

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #269 on: November 07, 2017, 10:48:09 am »
Mileage is so subjective. Riding style, riding modes, heavy right hands, road conditions etc etc

That said the online forums and consensus seem to suggest 6-8k on the rear and more on the front. Lets see

Indeed it is.
Comments on mileage goes hand in hand with riding style, gravel/tar/pressure etc.

My Motaz rear is about 70% cooked after about 4000km.
I did trash it a bit with lots of high speed km.
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #270 on: November 07, 2017, 10:56:48 am »
Mileage is so subjective. Riding style, riding modes, heavy right hands, road conditions etc etc

That said the online forums and consensus seem to suggest 6-8k on the rear and more on the front. Lets see

Indeed it is.
Comments on mileage goes hand in hand with riding style, gravel/tar/pressure etc.

My Motaz rear is about 70% cooked after about 4000km.
I did trash it a bit with lots of high speed km.


My thinking was that I have to look at the price for the tyre. I still commute and these are obviously more 20/80 than 50/50 - leaned towards off road

But - they cost R2999 for the set, which aside from Tourance scrubs, is not beatable

So if I get 8000 on these somehow, its 37.5c per km

If I go get say the K60s they would have to give me 11,000kms to be equivalent.

I am more just looking forward to seeing how these do on dirt, even if that exposure is sadly limited for me. I just really hate taking a "dirt" dual purpose tyre like the Scorpion Trail or somethinig offroad. It instills no confidence and I just find it an utterly shit experience all round. At least now I'll have fun on dirt, and they handle great at speed on Tar. Just at the sacrifice of mileage.
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #271 on: November 07, 2017, 08:22:36 pm »
Mileage is so subjective. Riding style, riding modes, heavy right hands, road conditions etc etc

That said the online forums and consensus seem to suggest 6-8k on the rear and more on the front. Lets see

Indeed it is.
Comments on mileage goes hand in hand with riding style, gravel/tar/pressure etc.

My Motaz rear is about 70% cooked after about 4000km.
I did trash it a bit with lots of high speed km.


My thinking was that I have to look at the price for the tyre. I still commute and these are obviously more 20/80 than 50/50 - leaned towards off road

But - they cost R2999 for the set, which aside from Tourance scrubs, is not beatable

So if I get 8000 on these somehow, its 37.5c per km

If I go get say the K60s they would have to give me 11,000kms to be equivalent.

I am more just looking forward to seeing how these do on dirt, even if that exposure is sadly limited for me. I just really hate taking a "dirt" dual purpose tyre like the Scorpion Trail or somethinig offroad. It instills no confidence and I just find it an utterly shit experience all round. At least now I'll have fun on dirt, and they handle great at speed on Tar. Just at the sacrifice of mileage.

True what you say.
The other side of the coin is that, in my case commuting daily, the Motaz front weaves unpleasantly at higher speeds.
I've played with tire pressures on the front between 2 and 3 bar, and the result is the same.
The Anakee 3's I had on before was absolutely fantastic on tar, but then again I wouldn't want to tour eg. the Tankwa on it.

Guess its a matter of finding the best compromise.
I would be keen to hear opinions regarding weaving on other brands.
« Last Edit: November 07, 2017, 08:23:13 pm by DirtRebell »
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #272 on: November 07, 2017, 09:14:35 pm »
Mileage is so subjective. Riding style, riding modes, heavy right hands, road conditions etc etc

That said the online forums and consensus seem to suggest 6-8k on the rear and more on the front. Lets see

Indeed it is.
Comments on mileage goes hand in hand with riding style, gravel/tar/pressure etc.

My Motaz rear is about 70% cooked after about 4000km.
I did trash it a bit with lots of high speed km.


My thinking was that I have to look at the price for the tyre. I still commute and these are obviously more 20/80 than 50/50 - leaned towards off road

But - they cost R2999 for the set, which aside from Tourance scrubs, is not beatable

So if I get 8000 on these somehow, its 37.5c per km

If I go get say the K60s they would have to give me 11,000kms to be equivalent.

I am more just looking forward to seeing how these do on dirt, even if that exposure is sadly limited for me. I just really hate taking a "dirt" dual purpose tyre like the Scorpion Trail or somethinig offroad. It instills no confidence and I just find it an utterly shit experience all round. At least now I'll have fun on dirt, and they handle great at speed on Tar. Just at the sacrifice of mileage.

True what you say.
The other side of the coin is that, in my case commuting daily, the Motaz front weaves unpleasantly at higher speeds.
I've played with tire pressures on the front between 2 and 3 bar, and the result is the same.
The Anakee 3's I had on before was absolutely fantastic on tar, but then again I wouldn't want to tour eg. the Tankwa on it.

Guess its a matter of finding the best compromise.
I would be keen to hear opinions regarding weaving on other brands.
Try TKC 70. They are good for both.  I have 70 on the back and TKC 80 on the front. Very very good combination in my opinion
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #273 on: November 07, 2017, 09:20:04 pm »
Well the Anakee Wilds got me Home and back in todayís ridiculous winds and I didnít have any weave or wobble right up to 170kph (I mean 120 officer...)

So thatís a good sign for now. Did a teeny tiny bit of dirt on Monday and was lekker, but I would suggest lower pressures than stock for extended use there


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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #274 on: November 08, 2017, 10:25:23 am »
Cool thread, but now you guys turned it into a tire discussion.  :-(   
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #275 on: November 08, 2017, 12:26:18 pm »
Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?

I washed it... fuck its a mission.
1150 was a breeze in comparison. This bike has a gazzilion hooks and crooks to clean....  :dousing:

I agree. Horrible job. ( then ride home from work two days later in the rain.... :o :'( :'( :'( )
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #276 on: November 08, 2017, 01:13:33 pm »
Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?

I washed it... fuck its a mission.
1150 was a breeze in comparison. This bike has a gazzilion hooks and crooks to clean....  :dousing:

I agree. Horrible job. ( then ride home from work two days later in the rain.... :o :'( :'( :'( )

Even better, wash it - next morning drive to work, park outside - and they start digging up half a road next to your office. Covered in dirt. Lasted all of 12 hours

oh well. Excuse to do more dirt roads "its dirty already"
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #277 on: November 17, 2017, 08:35:40 am »
You must have been bef*ck!!! :o
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #278 on: November 20, 2017, 09:57:20 am »
when does my GSA get a wash? = at 10,20,30,40,50,60,70k services  :imaposer:
 

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Re: What have you done to your R 1200 GS/A LC today?
« Reply #279 on: November 20, 2017, 10:01:40 am »
 :laughing4: :laughing4: :imaposer: