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My fookin tire got a hole in it.

Has anyone used the new Pilot Power tires.

I think Im puttin a 180 on either way, but I cant decide between the Pilot Power and the Diablo Corsa.

I know the Pirellis are good, any words on the Michellin?
 

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The guy at the shop told me they should be able to last 5000-6000 miles because they're dual-compound, with the harder rubber in the middle and softer on the sides.
 

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Heard that Michelin`s are better on wet, but i would choose Diablo Corsa anyway. And if riding on a track regular basis, Supercorsa is the weapon of choice.
 

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i've always been a diablo/corsa man, but since my mate bought ten pairs of pilot powers on the cheap and sold me a set, i'v been hooked, they are truly amazing. That said i'v turned my bike into a trackbike so have only tried them on the track, but other friends have said they work just as good on th road. ur not gonna go wrong with either set mate.
 

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What kind of mileage your friends getting of the Michelin's on the street?

Saw a tack nail in my rear tire and want to get rid of the D208s anyway.
 

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My buddy has a set of Michelin Pilots on his sv1000 and they are actually wearing pretty strong. He has about 3000 miles on them now and they still have about 50% tread. We hit the canyons and twisties pretty hard and he has never slipped or felt uncomfortable and his tires have no chicken strips. He is trying to wear them out so he can get some Super Corsas, but they aren't wearing as fast as he thought!
 

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Thanks guys!!

I think Ill give em a try
 

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mmmmmmm....

I likey

 

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my boy got over 7k on his set of pilot h2's on his 600RR....definately the best "street" tire imho....good choice jasmb
 

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ya i like it a lot.

plus, getting rid of the 190 tire for a 180...what a difference!! i am up on the rails now after like 100 miles breaking it in...on the 190 i always had that little 1/4" chicken strip that wouldnt go away. plus it handles so light now.

it is my R6 all over again. for anyone with a literbike rollin a 190...ditch it for a 180, you wont miss it
 

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jasamb said:
for anyone with a literbike rollin a 190...ditch it for a 180, you wont miss it

ROFLMFAO , No doubt , 190's are for choppers, 180's are where it's at ......

I gotta screw in my dun's (stock crap tires) I'm gonna get a set of the pilot powers (front 120/70 , Rear 180/55 on a o5r6 and I figure if there good enought for Rossi YEA! then they'll work just fine for my street ridin' chickin strip ass :twisted:
 

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Aye !!! 3 years on my last bike No flats at all in over 30k miles , and now my new 05r6 is 2 weeks old and only has 850 TOTAL miles and the rear gotta screw in it , FAWK !!!



ps Fix-a-flat sucks !!! don't ever use that crap , it even says not to be used in motorcycle tires , uh I had no choice at the time ........... thank God for my f150 , My bike hauls ass , and my truck hauls bikes LOL !!!
 

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shit dont use that fix a flat shit. It does say dont use on motorcycles. I didn't read it at the time but when i used it on my front tire, my wheels started wobbling like crazy. It was almost as if the stuff dried up hard inside my tires and made it lobbed sided. DOnT USE IT!
 

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Pilot Powers are the shit, I felt confident on them as soon as I left the driveway, They're always soo soft. Just watch out for fuckin' PENNIES :jacked
 

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:stupic

Just got mine yesterday. I rode for a while after they were installed, and I'm very impressed thus far...but coming off of my old, worn-out dunlops I guess anything would have been an improvement.
 

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I just got a set in the other day can't wait to mount em. :mrgreen:
 

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Dammit I almost forgot to ask why is the front made in Spain and the rear in France? Anyone .... Bueller? Bueller?
 

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I got mine put on last week, Somehow I picked up a nail in my front tire so the Dunlops had to go.

Speaking of Nails in tires, some crazy Vietnam Veteran was throwing nails out on the road in front of his house because he thought he was still in the war or something.

When the police went to check it out, they had to check to see if the yard had landmines in it.

Pretty crazy, huh?
 
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