New shoes for the KTM 690 Enduro R

It's time for some new shoes, but I wanted a more agressive tire then the TKC80 to get more grip in the dirt. After some research I wanted to try the Heidenau K74 rear and K69 front. I find it difficult to find the perfect tire combo for on/off road, I'll let you know how [...]

By |2013-09-22T21:43:41+01:00September 21st, 2013|Categories: KTM 690 Enduro R (2012), Wheels & tires|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

New shoes for the KTM 690 Enduro R and my BMW F800GS

The front and rear Continental TKC80 are for my F800GS, I'm going to use them in the Pyrenees in August (mountain area on the border of Spain and France). The rear Heidenau K74 is to replace my worn out TKC80 on my KTM, the front doesn't need replacement yet. I'm really curious about the performance [...]

By |2013-09-22T23:09:47+01:00July 11th, 2013|Categories: Wheels & tires|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Replacing front tire with the Motion Pro BeadPro

When you're going to replace a tire it can be a pain in the ass to break the bead of the tire. I used the Motion Pro BeadPro for the first time today and it works fine! The BeadPro is made of aluminum and is really light weight. The downside of this tool is that [...]

By |2013-09-22T23:11:54+01:00May 27th, 2013|Categories: Wheels & tires|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments