Motoz Tractionator Adventure

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Re: Motoz Tractionator Adventure

Postby roverfj1200 » Thu May 25, 2017 8:52 am

I'm just about to remove a set of these from my KLR. The rear got 3300km and was very poor for the the last 500km. With just about all braking traction gone. The front is still quite deep in the tread and has those directional problems when new but after some wear seemed to settle down. When I was in picking up a new set of tyres for my next trip in a weeks time I had some discussions with my tyre guy about turning the front around. Will hang it in the shed and try it when I get back. I found the TA a pretty good all round tyre but with only 3000 good kms out of the rear it gives poor cost effectiveness. Half way through the use of the TA I fitted Ricor valves to the front suspension and this improved the way the front TA behaved. I hope they do some work with these tyres but for now not I tyre I would refit.

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Re: Motoz Tractionator Adventure

Postby 1coolbanana » Thu May 25, 2017 9:07 am

Wow, only 3000 from the rear on a KLR.
The tyre must be very different to the 150/70-18 as Ive got over 7000 on the 1190 and havent been kind to it.
It seems very cost effective, its just not much good at anything.
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Re: Motoz Tractionator Adventure

Postby roverfj1200 » Thu May 25, 2017 9:28 am

1coolbanana wrote:Wow, only 3000 from the rear on a KLR.
The tyre must be very different to the 150/70-18 as Ive got over 7000 on the 1190 and havent been kind to it.
It seems very cost effective, its just not much good at anything.


Yes maybe the wider tyre is more durable. I would have fitted a 140/80 but they don't make one..

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Re: Motoz Tractionator Adventure

Postby ozimick » Thu May 25, 2017 1:55 pm

1coolbanana wrote:Doesnt really compare as far as dirt traction goes.
If youre a fan of the 908 in the soft and technical stuff, I dont think youll be too impressed with the TA.
Better on the road but Im betting thats not what you bought it for :lol:

The 908 is a serious tyre, the TA is a compromise tyre.

Sigh....Ye I have tyres for the road and intended running these when playing in the dirt .... Oh well I have it now , might as well wear it out

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Re: Motoz Tractionator Adventure

Postby 1coolbanana » Thu May 25, 2017 2:09 pm

What are you running it on Mick?
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Re: Motoz Tractionator Adventure

Postby ozimick » Thu May 25, 2017 3:50 pm

This :mwink:
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1coolbanana wrote:What are you running it on Mick?
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Re: Motoz Tractionator Adventure

Postby 1coolbanana » Thu May 25, 2017 3:54 pm

Sweeeeeeeet mate :thumb:
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Re: Motoz Tractionator Adventure

Postby 1coolbanana » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:33 pm

The Tractionator Adventure finally came to an end after nearly 8500 klms!

Although its particularly any good at anything, it is tough and it lasts....nearly twice the k's of any other similar tyre Ive ever tried!

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