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Offline ve3hzz

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Re: recommended tires - looking for good feedback
« Reply #40 on: February 19, 2019, 02:14:57 AM »
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Re: recommended tires - looking for good feedback
« Reply #41 on: March 01, 2019, 11:40:22 PM »
I have been using Metzeler tyres since the early 90's, I like them.

I whacked a new set of M7RR's on the RS just before a "spirited" 2350 k trip to Phillip Island and back for the World Superbikes, can only say great things about the way they suit the RS and what I need out of a tyre.

BTW, the OEM GPR300's were destroyed in under 4000 k's on mine, in comparison to the M7RR they had no grip and no longevity. Personally I thought they were crap.
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Re: recommended tires - looking for good feedback
« Reply #43 on: March 02, 2019, 03:52:58 AM »
Nice find, that's a good deal! :028:
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Re: recommended tires - looking for good feedback
« Reply #44 on: March 18, 2019, 03:18:42 PM »
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What's wrong with the stock Dunlop Sportmax GPR 300's? I like 'em. If I can get 8 to 10 thousand k's from them I'll probably stick with them. I haven't tried them in the wet though, because it doesn't rain here any more!

What's wrong with them? The rear is squared off even though I ride much of the time leaned over on mountain roads, and they need replacement after about 5500 miles. I'm pushing them past the TWIs to get 6k miles out of them just on principal. There's NO reason a street sport tire should get that kind of mileage.

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Re: recommended tires - looking for good feedback
« Reply #45 on: March 21, 2019, 12:05:10 PM »
I am happy if a ST tyre gives me anything over 6000km's (not miles) and that is usually an ask if you are using them for what they are meant for.
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Re: recommended tires - looking for good feedback
« Reply #46 on: March 21, 2019, 02:22:05 PM »
*Originally Posted by peter88 [+]
I am happy if a ST tyre gives me anything over 6000km's (not miles) and that is usually an ask if you are using them for what they are meant for.

What tires are you referring to? I'll make sure I avoid those brands and models.