Category Archives: Tyres

TPMS – a good idea

Tubeless Conversion Index Page Michelin TPMS review Updated September 2019 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’ + … Continue reading

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XSR 700 Scrambler – final mods

XSR 700 Scrambler front page My XScrambleR sets off in a month for Morocco and, bar some luggage, is ready to go. Don’t think I’ve ever had a bike ready so far in advance. Using some left-over or unused components, … Continue reading

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Tested: Mitas MC23 Rockrider tyre on WR250R

I had the luxury of having my WR trucked down to Malaga and back, so could afford to run street-legal knoblies for my Morocco update trip. The Mitas Rockrider MC23s were recommended by a mate and iirc, cost under £120 the pair. As always, … Continue reading

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A weekend of WRing in Wales

WR250R 4000-km review WR Introduction WR250R Stage 1 WRing about in Wales WR250R ready for the desert Morocco 4000-km trip report, 1–9 Fuel log I haven’t been trail biking in Wales since my 20s. Makes me wonder what I’ve been doing all … Continue reading

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The Best Off-Road Travel Tyres 2019

See also: ‘Do-It-All’ travel tyres Updated September 2019 Most of the tyres compared below are what you’d call ‘street-legal knobblies’. They work fine on dry roads as long as you remember what you’re riding, but some may give you a … Continue reading

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The best do-it-all Adventure Motorcycling Tyres

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Adventure Motorcycling Tyres

Updated June 2019 See also: Do-It-All Road & Trail tyres and Off-Road Focussed Tyres. On the left, my Yamaha XT500 travel bike in 1982 fitted with Dunlop K70 and Avon Speedmaster tyres. Both are now classed as ‘vintage’ but they got me to … Continue reading

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