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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #40 on: June 16, 2009, 12:14:47 pm »
can't wait to try the heidi 150s - how long ????
 

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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #41 on: June 16, 2009, 01:23:22 pm »
can't wait to try the heidi 150s - how long ????

September, maybe ;D
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #42 on: June 16, 2009, 03:22:24 pm »
Try one then maybe you could :laughing4:

Now that would be hypocritical! :biggrin:

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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #43 on: June 16, 2009, 03:34:02 pm »
Try one then maybe you could :laughing4:

Now that would be hypocritical! :biggrin:

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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #44 on: June 18, 2009, 10:47:42 pm »
Sure sounds great...it is my thoughts that wory me...sometimes when going over 200 or even over 210 i think bout the tiny piece of rubber making contact with the road, and I wonder......now with the few Heidies I have seen, delaminating, I will be scared......or will i ? Well I cant always have a rum before I ride ?
I will wait for the brave to prove it will keep on the rim for long periods of high speed...
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #45 on: June 19, 2009, 10:22:55 am »
The problem relating to the few tyres that de laminated has been addressed at length on this forum and relates to a pre-production run (of a new size derivative) that was shipped by Germany in error. .

A simple search on this forum for this topic  will hopefully explain this.

Hundreds of Heid's have been sold to happy customers in SA .

De lamination in other brands tyres also exist ( examples shown below are from actual series production units , not pre-production units) :

http://www.gixxerplanet.com/home/showthread.php/pilot-power-recall-1615.html





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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #46 on: June 19, 2009, 10:23:49 am »
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #47 on: June 19, 2009, 10:24:28 am »
gs 650 front
 

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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #48 on: June 19, 2009, 11:56:28 am »
Does the front Heidi still need to be fitted in reverse as has been mentioned many times before.

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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #49 on: June 19, 2009, 12:19:21 pm »
No Warren it has the correct markings on. Was only the 100.90.19 like your wifes bike has on.
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #50 on: June 21, 2009, 03:25:05 pm »
I have a set of Heidi's on.

Mostly I'm very happy.  I have a 140 at the back.  On gravel it's fantastic.  No tyre noise on tar.  Don't drift at speed. But being a higher profile,  it messes up my gear ratio's. (forget that I have 6 gears)

The only real problem is at high speed corners when loaded heavily.  It feals as if the bike skids.

As soon as the 150 is ready,  I'l definately take it.  Someone can take the 140 from me





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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #51 on: July 03, 2009, 10:19:20 am »
Ok, all the Heidie agents out there, my handbook says;
Front 150kpa
Rear 180 - 200kpa when loaded

What pressures should I be using?
I spoke to some other users and they all swear by higher pressures?
 

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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #52 on: July 03, 2009, 10:32:55 am »
Just want to say that I love my 150 Heidi's.....She is hot and love it when I screw her hard and fast and doing the nasty.... :imaposer:

Testing Heidi's is hard work. Its not for everybody :deal:
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #53 on: July 03, 2009, 10:51:54 am »
Help?

My GSA used to do 210 easily, however I think that as from when I fitted  the 140 Heidi, it battles to get 200, is that due to the higher profile? The people at BMW dyna'd the beast and showed me the graphs compared to a GS with a Anakee on, you couldsee  the difference. Is there that  much diff in circumference, I didnt bother to check.?

My GPS speed is 138 and then the clock shows 140. ??
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #54 on: July 03, 2009, 12:18:18 pm »
Help?

My GSA used to do 210 easily, however I think that as from when I fitted  the 140 Heidi, it battles to get 200, is that due to the higher profile? The people at BMW dyna'd the beast and showed me the graphs compared to a GS with a Anakee on, you couldsee  the difference. Is there that  much diff in circumference, I didnt bother to check.?

My GPS speed is 138 and then the clock shows 140. ??

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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #55 on: July 03, 2009, 01:18:25 pm »
Help?

My GSA used to do 210 easily, however I think that as from when I fitted  the 140 Heidi, it battles to get 200, is that due to the higher profile? The people at BMW dyna'd the beast and showed me the graphs compared to a GS with a Anakee on, you couldsee  the difference. Is there that  much diff in circumference, I didnt bother to check.?

My GPS speed is 138 and then the clock shows 140. ??

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Anyway, I have done more than 12,000kms on my 150 rear of which 5,000km was fully loaded in Namibia mostly gravel and still had some tread left  ....  I LOVE my Heidi !!!
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #56 on: July 03, 2009, 01:42:25 pm »
RobC 150 kpa front is fine and 180 kpa at the back is good. What size back are you running 130 or 140? I have a heavy bike and I ride 150 at front and 140 at the back on dirt. On tar I ride 2.0 at front ans 2.5 at bike. Ride safe.
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #57 on: July 03, 2009, 02:47:32 pm »
RobC 150 kpa front is fine and 180 kpa at the back is good. What size back are you running 130 or 140? I have a heavy bike and I ride 150 at front and 140 at the back on dirt. On tar I ride 2.0 at front ans 2.5 at bike. Ride safe.
I have a 140 on the rear. Glad to hear I am not running too low a pressure.
I found the higher perssures make the bike seem very light on the steering and I feel every bump as well, felt too hard for me.
I weigh 90kilos by the way.
Coming back from the Tech Day we were 2 up and the the higher pressures were very comfortable but when we got back with just myself on the bike I noticed the "hardness".
Will adjust the kpa depending on the load/trip in future. Thanks for the info. :thumleft:
 

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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #58 on: July 03, 2009, 03:27:15 pm »
Help?

My GSA used to do 210 easily, however I think that as from when I fitted  the 140 Heidi, it battles to get 200, is that due to the higher profile? The people at BMW dyna'd the beast and showed me the graphs compared to a GS with a Anakee on, you couldsee  the difference. Is there that  much diff in circumference, I didnt bother to check.?

My GPS speed is 138 and then the clock shows 140. ??

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K@K in what part Bigdom? Is the circumference bigger or  not? Has anyone measured it?
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Re: Heidi's are dangerous...
« Reply #59 on: July 03, 2009, 04:23:34 pm »
Help?

My GSA used to do 210 easily, however I think that as from when I fitted  the 140 Heidi, it battles to get 200, is that due to the higher profile? The people at BMW dyna'd the beast and showed me the graphs compared to a GS with a Anakee on, you couldsee  the difference. Is there that  much diff in circumference, I didnt bother to check.?

My GPS speed is 138 and then the clock shows 140. ??

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K@K in what part Bigdom? Is the circumference bigger or  not? Has anyone measured it?

Look maybe the circumference is bigger (remember this tyre has tread ... yes quite knobbly tread and 12mm deep when new) and the Anakee does not ... so maybe not such k@k but a 10kph difference??? I will defer to those who did A grade maths at school. But at the end of the day one should probably not be doing 210+  on a Heidi anyway ... it is about horses for courses and horse shoes for courses  ;D the Anakee would be my first choice for 80% tar and 200kph riding no question. For 160kph all day cruising and offroad throttle wringing the Heidi is the answer.
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