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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?
 

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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
 

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


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Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2015, 07:57:47 pm »
What are those 50/50? non eking?


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


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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??
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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
 

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Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2015, 08:29:14 pm »
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Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2015, 09:24:50 pm »
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Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2015, 09:42:20 pm »
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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.
 

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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
 

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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
 

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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 ...??

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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.
 

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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
 

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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.....
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Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2015, 09:36:54 am »
Draadwerk, PM me for info
 

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Re: GSA LC Rear Tyre Choice
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2015, 08:36:04 pm »
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