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Tires again, update to 2014

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    • Tires again, update to 2014

      Hello community!

      As i see this part of the forum is pretty dead. However I just bought my k75c 1985 and need new tires ( these are 12 yo ). I ve already read other therads but was wandering if anything has changed in this case?

      What type of rider am i? Well I ride quite a lot, bike is my everyday commuter, but i try to avoid riding in wet. This holiday i am planning to go for a longer trip meaby to croatia ( from Poland). I like turns, so i would like the tire to handle nice too. The last factor is that i expect it to least reather longer than shorter.


      Thanks for your reccomendations
    • Hey, thanks for fast replay, however as i am fresh biker :) I have few more questions about the tires:

      What is better?

      1. brand new tire from 2009
      2. used tire with still ~5mm in the centre from year 2011

      Thanks in advance
    • ...it depends. ;) Considering #1 i'd prefer the 2009 (the difference is only 2 years)
      Schönen Gruß, RainerF

      - Wenn man es kann, ist es keine Kunst; wenn man es nicht kann, ist es erst recht keine -
      (Karl Valentin)
    • The safest Variante is to buy new tyres.

      But if you are sure that the ones of 2011 are without any damages, I would fix them.

      The 2009 tyres are five years old. I'm not sure if there's enough grip in critical situations...
      Gruß
      Axel ... aus Oberfranken - in Bayern ganz oben


      "Die Welt wird nicht bedroht von den Menschen, die böse sind, sondern von denen, die das Böse zulassen."
      Albert Einstein

      --
      neben Moppeds gibt's noch DAS

      Don't :drinkingcheers: and :sportbike: !!
    • vt3k wrote:

      to go for a longer trip

      vt3k wrote:

      The last factor is that i expect it to least reather longer than shorter.


      ...for these challenges the 2009s is the appropriate decision :!:
      Schönen Gruß, RainerF

      - Wenn man es kann, ist es keine Kunst; wenn man es nicht kann, ist es erst recht keine -
      (Karl Valentin)