Welcome, Guest. Please Login or Register

Author Topic: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice  (Read 5548 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline On The Move

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Kwazulu Natal
  • Posts: 212
  • Thanked: 6 times
GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« on: March 28, 2015, 07:18:55 pm »
My original rear tyre needs changing soon. Can anyone recommend a slightly ( just a bit) more dirt biased unit?
 

Offline Draadwerk

  • Moderator
  • Forum Whore
  • ****
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Mpumalanga
  • Posts: 7,929
  • Thanked: 40 times
  • My job? Just something I do between rides....
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2015, 07:28:23 pm »
TKC 80 or Karoo 3. Only choices you have
 

Offline Noneking

Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2015, 07:31:36 pm »
TKC 80 or Karoo 3. Only choices you have
Pirelli Scorpion rally is a good alternative to the TKC 80, lot cheaper with reports of better milage. Just fitted on my bike, but only did the 8km home on tar so not in position to comment on performance.
2006 HP2 Enduro 1229
2019 KTM 790 R

NONEKING'S RIDE REPORTS - http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=226099.0
 

Offline Noneking

Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2015, 07:33:10 pm »


2006 HP2 Enduro 1229
2019 KTM 790 R

NONEKING'S RIDE REPORTS - http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=226099.0
 

Offline BryanOC6

  • I can like to ride Ja
  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Gauteng
  • Posts: 1,768
  • Thanked: 3 times
  • Time to ride , I say a cammaahhhn
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2015, 07:57:47 pm »
What are those 50/50? non eking?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
BMW GSA 1200 LC 2014
Yamaha WR250 2007
Yamaha SR500 1983 Bratstyle
 

Offline Noneking

Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2015, 08:19:00 pm »
What are those 50/50? non eking?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

I'm not sure, but I do know that the 2009 Dakar winner used them which might indicate  more off road orientated 60/40 or 70/30??
2006 HP2 Enduro 1229
2019 KTM 790 R

NONEKING'S RIDE REPORTS - http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=226099.0
 

Offline On The Move

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Kwazulu Natal
  • Posts: 212
  • Thanked: 6 times
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2015, 08:27:00 pm »
Thanks gents. Had the TKC on my 800 and was happy, but scared on the tar. Was hoping for slightly more road bias than that but less than the OEM. The Pirelli could be an option too I see
 

Offline Noneking

Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2015, 08:29:14 pm »
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/c0eoc0QteBQ" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/c0eoc0QteBQ</a>
2006 HP2 Enduro 1229
2019 KTM 790 R

NONEKING'S RIDE REPORTS - http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=226099.0
 

Offline On The Move

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Kwazulu Natal
  • Posts: 212
  • Thanked: 6 times
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2015, 09:24:50 pm »
Thanks Noneking
 

Offline Noneking

Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2015, 09:42:20 pm »
Pleasure!
2006 HP2 Enduro 1229
2019 KTM 790 R

NONEKING'S RIDE REPORTS - http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=226099.0
 

Offline Lord Knormoer

  • is nog 'n kinders :-)
  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: United Kingdom
  • Posts: 3,144
  • Thanked: 4 times
  • Wassie ekkie!
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2015, 08:34:13 am »
The Karoo 3 is a 70/30 road biased tyre with aggressive thread pattern making it a good compromise. Very affordable but not great mileage.
 

Offline Dcjet

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: Douglas (all models)
    Location: Other
  • Posts: 74
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2015, 11:12:47 am »
Fitting TKC-70's front and rear this week to replace worn Tourance Next so hope the muddy performance improves
 

Offline Draadwerk

  • Moderator
  • Forum Whore
  • ****
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Mpumalanga
  • Posts: 7,929
  • Thanked: 40 times
  • My job? Just something I do between rides....
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2015, 12:21:31 pm »
Fitting TKC-70's front and rear this week to replace worn Tourance Next so hope the muddy performance improves
Please tell us more - where do you find TKC70, and for what price?

As far as I was aware we were not priviledged to get these in SA
 

Offline T Rex

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Gauteng
  • Posts: 1,894
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2015, 12:47:29 pm »
The Karoo 3 is a 70/30 road biased tyre with aggressive thread pattern making it a good compromise. Very affordable but not great mileage.

I cannot complain about the Karoo 3 's off-road performance , except seriaas  mud maybe .... But it is quite noisy on tar and it wears quite fast on the long highway stretches .

I rode  down to Knysna from PTA and I could see the wear at each stop ..... It is now almost flat ...??

My 2c
 

Offline Dcjet

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: Douglas (all models)
    Location: Other
  • Posts: 74
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2015, 09:37:53 pm »
TKC 70's from Revzilla - dont know the final price but around the same as Trail Attack.
 

Offline Draadwerk

  • Moderator
  • Forum Whore
  • ****
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Mpumalanga
  • Posts: 7,929
  • Thanked: 40 times
  • My job? Just something I do between rides....
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2015, 10:15:39 pm »
Revzilla clearly states on their website that they do not ship tyres internationally. Do you have a way of getting them here? I would love a set as well please
 

Offline TCS

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: Honda CRF-1000L Africa Twin
    Location: Gauteng
  • Posts: 439
  • Thanked: 1 times
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2015, 09:22:40 am »
TKC 80 or Karoo 3. Only choices you have
In the OE size yes but i fitted Mitas E07 and all i can say AWESOME!!!! Mud brilliant, Gravel AWESOME, DRY Tar very very good, Wet Tar be very carefull traction control dash light is perm flasing.....
As my gat jeuk krap ek hom met my bikes se seats!!!!


Current: '16 Honda CRF 1000 Arica Twin &  Honda VFR 1200 FD
 

Offline Dcjet

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: Douglas (all models)
    Location: Other
  • Posts: 74
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2015, 09:36:54 am »
Draadwerk, PM me for info
 

Offline DaveT

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: Zero (all models)
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 1,298
  • This is my personal text
Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2015, 08:36:04 pm »
Draadwerk, PM me for info

Gooi sommer hier ek wil ook weet.