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Only AT enduro course
« on: February 19, 2019, 09:54:31 »
Funny thing my dealership sent an invite to a course, apparently Honda partnered with a moto school where I live and they do this course
only for Africa twins, you can't attend if you don't have one so I guess sales must have been good in Switzerland.

I was wondering, I still have the OEM Dunlops lying around, did they do well off road so that I could reuse them for this course ? because
my Conti TA2 have barely 8000km on them, so don't really want to invest on brand new TKC70 if the Dunlops could do the work !

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Re: Only AT enduro course
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2019, 21:34:54 »
I remember OEM Dunlop was bad on wet roads, so do not tried them on off road sessions , but not sure about their traction possibility! Sure TKC make a good job, but you can try less expensive equipments ( as Mitas) if you want/need .  VCIF_salut
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Re: Only AT enduro course
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2019, 12:28:26 »
Honestly I researched the prices and overall it's something like 167CHF for a Mitas E-10 Dakar set, that's the cheapest set I found to compare a TKC70 set is 200CHF,
but the E-10 are overkill for me anyway, there's no way I'll ride such tires as I'm mainly on road.

Problem is I can't change tires myself, I have no equipment and never done it so I need to go to a dealership, which will basically charge 100CHF so in the end maybe I
should learn to do this myself, any tips or advice on that !?

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Re: Only AT enduro course
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2019, 19:31:51 »
You can perhaps try E-07 instead of E-10 surely more comfortable  VCIF_salut and if you are not far from France come to change your tires here; I pay 30/34CHF to change my set ...  VCIF_ok
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Re: Only AT enduro course
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2019, 08:55:42 »
Seems combo E07 rear/ E10 or TKC80 front Is appreciate over-ocean ...
Happy (for instance) with my E07 Dakar / Anakee wild combo  VCIF_salut
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Re: Only AT enduro course
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2019, 12:52:50 »
I am also very happy with MITAS E07 and  E07 plus rear tires.

I will try other front tires this year.
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Re: Only AT enduro course
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2019, 13:33:26 »
Thanks guys but I'm still not so experienced off road, I'll always be a more road guy so these 50/50 Mitas are not for me, don't want my
buttcrack to be grasping at my boxers when on road riding  :P.

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Re: Only AT enduro course
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2019, 14:16:05 »
Thanks guys but I'm still not so experienced off road, I'll always be a more road guy so these 50/50 Mitas are not for me, don't want my
buttcrack to be grasping at my boxers when on road riding  :P.

Have a look at the new Michelin Anakee Adventure tire. Not that extreme as the Mitas, but a good 'in between'.



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Re: Only AT enduro course
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2019, 21:43:13 »
Thanks guys but I'm still not so experienced off road, I'll always be a more road guy so these 50/50 Mitas are not for me, don't want my
buttcrack to be grasping at my boxers when on road riding  :P.

Have a look at the new Michelin Anakee Adventure tire. Not that extreme as the Mitas, but a good 'in between'.



Continental TKC70 would be my 2nd recommendation.
Well TKC in Switzerland happen to be the most expensive tires, I used some in Norway they were great, only problem with them or ta2 they square pretty bad with my heavy right hand, so if I can test something else than Continental.

I thought of the anakees, they are in the cheaper tires, but with the brand new Metzeler karoo street out, I'd prefer trying brand new tires tech than old anakees.