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Karoo 3 rear?

Has anyone used this tyre? I'm looking at something to use on my next trip, along with a TCK front. I have given thought to many other tyres, and it's this tyre I'm looking at. I ride an F800 and I'm going down through France and Spain to Morocco.

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I'm not sure whether there are two types or not, one softer than the other, but I used a rear once on my Africa Twin and it was completely worn out within about 1000 or so miles of road riding. Never went near them since.
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Metzeler announced that the tire is available from april 2013,
but I didn't see any review or people who have used the tire,
I wonder too much about Karoo 3 and still waiting to hear something..
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