Category Archives: Tyres

Tested: Michelin TPMS review

Updated Tested: Michelin TPMS (tyre pressure management system) Where: Spain and Morocco Cost: £80       (suppled by Michelin for review) Weight: Negligible In a line: Once you discover TPMS there’s no going back. (More here) What they say Introducing … 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 sealing ideas

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 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 one-litre Africa Twin and Yamaha T700 are two bikes where … Continue reading

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TPMS – a good idea

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Michelin TPMS review It’s not impossible to get a bit cynical about the flood of gimmicky gadgets, products or optional features which modern technology has enabled, not least when associated with ‘adventure’ + ‘motorcycling’. But I believe … Continue reading

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