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    starcross 5 soft rear with Tubliss

    Just out of interest?

    Has anyone used this combo before ? and if so what do they think?

    Can't get any info from the web
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimbat View Post
    Just out of interest?

    Has anyone used this combo before ? and if so what do they think?

    Can't get any info from the web
    The 90/100. It's my favourite tyre. Works great in all conditions, very predictable and recovers nicely when the front steps out.

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    It says rear
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    Quote Originally Posted by adamktm View Post
    It says rear
    My bad, my rear got so many punctures at Dewildt that i ran out of those plug string things in one ride. Maybe just bad luck but now only use mousses in the rear. That was back in 2016 if i remember correct when the Starcross came out.

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    Other than the name there is nothing soft about that tyre.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tman21 View Post
    Other than the name there is nothing soft about that tyre.
    A couple of KTMS and 1 lonely MAICO

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    Please talk to me but DO NOT feed me!
    As long as the tyre has a decently stiff sidewall and is not too big (I have found the 120/100 tyres delaminate with Tubliss) it should work ok with Tubliss. Installation must be done exactly as per the instructions or you can have issues. I humbly suggest the Mitas C-18 yellow stripe as a great choice to run with Tubliss. It has been my Tubliss choice for 4 years now. Carcass is tough enough to survive being ridden without air and the tread soft enough to get decent grip in all conditions.
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    My last rear was a Starcross 5 Medium with Tubliss, it was the first I have used Tubliss and the 2nd time running a Starcross 5 Medium, to date, it is the best combo I have used so far for the rear....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadvdw67 View Post
    My last rear was a Starcross 5 Medium with Tubliss, it was the first I have used Tubliss and the 2nd time running a Starcross 5 Medium, to date, it is the best combo I have used so far for the rear....
    That is my life motto. Set the bar low and things can only get better from here on! As bob said. C18 is a good choice however im snobish. 6 Days extreme in normal and soft are amazing and if you dont goon you will easily get 15-20hrs on a tyre.
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