Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Lasertec tyre on front = #@$!!%^
Beryl Beemer and myself are now resting comfortably at Shane Thomas' place in Rockhampton, Queensland, having tramped up the "inland" road via Singleton, Armidale, Glenn Innes, Tenterfield, Towoomba, Yarraman, Biloela, Rocky.
It's about 1700kms this way.
I had a Metzler Lasertec front tyre fitted some time ago when no ME880's were available.....
That coupled to my lack of front suspension from my 140,000kms OEM front unit makes going around corners more of a lottery than ones organised by the state governments........
If you're are in the same situation, wait for the ME880's.
Another K12LT pilot up this neck of the woods, "Al Croft" opted to spear off down a dirt track in Tassy, complete with SWMO and trailer having made an instant decision that he would not make this particular corner, again, due to this Lasertec tyre....if only Al had mentioned something on here I would have been a bit more informed rather than having to learn how to invent the wheel....
Yeppppppp, someone's gonna say don't take everything you read here as gospel, but that information you know to have originated from a trusted source I think deserves merit.
Sooo the Lasertec is being tossed to the proverbial, once back in Sydney town (tried around the bike shops here in Rocky but no one has any in stock, (although one shop does have an MV F4, and a couple of Royal Enfield "Bullets"... (talk about chalk an cheese) if that's any consolation)...
The new tyres and hopefully my new Wilber and rebuilt rear should also be just about ready to collect, so maybe things will be looking a bit more comfortable in a couple of weeks.
BUT don't waste yer money on the Lasertec.