Category Archives: Tyres

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 ideas: adhesives, tapes

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Outex pads and tape I belatedly came across Outex sealant tape which a mate has been using on his TTR for years. As with many of these DIY methods, some get on with it, some don’t … Continue reading

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Tubeless: professional spoke rim sealing

Tubeless Conversion Index Page 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 it’s a tricky … Continue reading

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Tubliss and similar tubeless cores

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Updated April 2019 Systems like the US-made Tubliss liner are primarily made for dirt bikes running low-psi. They are not recommended for highway use in the US by the manufacturer, most probably due to homologation issues rather than safety. But … Continue reading

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Tubeless: OEM Spoked Tubeless Wheels

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Updated October 2019 Many flagship travel bikes run ‘adventure-look’ spoked wheels but OEM spoked + tubeless is quite rare. Usually, they are non-Japanese premium brands like BMW, Triumph or KTM. I update a list here. The original one-litre Africa Twin and … Continue reading

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