Category Archives: Tyres

Africa Twin: Sealing the Rear Wheel for Tubeless

AFRICA TWIN  INDEX PAGE Lately, I’ve been rewriting loads about conversing spoked rims to tubeless. There are several updated pages from here on what, why and how. If ever a bike wanted tubeless wheels it’s the AT (and T7 for … Continue reading

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BMW GS310s still in Morocco

More about Morocco tours See also: G310GS 2200km review G310GS first ride in Morocco Three groups did a similar 1200-km loop, mostly on G310Gs all with around 30,000 rental kms on the clock. The 310 engines and finish are still … Continue reading

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Tested: Michelin Anakee Wild review

Supplied free by Michelin for review Michelin’s Anakee Wild came out in 2016, replacing the venerable T63 which we used on Desert Riders in 2003 (with similar patterned Mich Deserts on the rear). Since then, adventure motorcycling – aka: touring … Continue reading

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Tested: Michelin TPMS review

Updated August 2019 Fit2Go have made some adjustments to the instruction manual to make the initial pairing process clearer to all users. Plus a software update is in production. I am also told they are redesigning the magnetic mounting following negative … Continue reading

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Himalayan: Out of the Western Sahara

Himalayan Index Page With back up from Mark in a 4×4 sat alongside Colin on a Nikon, we set off for the 1100-km ride from Assa through the Western Saharan interior to Dakhla via Smara and the Digtree (left), a … Continue reading

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Tubeless DIY: Techniques, Sealants & Tapes

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Updated February 2020 I and others have come to the conclusion that the key to successful and safe DIY spoke sealing is using a rim with the safety lips (right). These rims are stamped ‘MT’ as … Continue reading

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Tubeless: professional spoke rim sealing

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Updated January 2020 These two methods are the only professional spoked wheel options I know of available in the UK. In the US Woody’s Wheel Works have been sealing rims for years, but even they admit … Continue reading

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