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Old 09-18-2006, 07:47 PM   #21
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Old 09-18-2006, 07:52 PM   #23
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I am gonna need some new tires soon on the gixxer! I am thinking of the pilot roads, since I ride almost daily! My question is will they be good for the track as well?
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Old 09-18-2006, 08:07 PM   #24
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I run Metzler sportec m1, they are really cheap now and they work fine on the street.
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Old 09-18-2006, 08:09 PM   #25
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The Pilot Roads are good tires, although I probably wouldn't do track days on them.
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The Pilot Roads are good tires, although I probably wouldn't do track days on them.

Then what would you recommend for an everyday/track tire? Thanks
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Bridgestone BT014 (what's on my bikes) Dunlop Qualifiers, Metzler M3's or Pilot Powers.
If you're doing a lot of commuting mileage, the Bridgestone BT020's, Metzler Z6 Roadtec or the Pilot Roads all work well.
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Old 09-18-2006, 08:39 PM   #28
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Bridgestone BT014 (what's on my bikes) Dunlop Qualifiers, Metzler M3's or Pilot Powers.
If you're doing a lot of commuting mileage, the Bridgestone BT020's, Metzler Z6 Roadtec or the Pilot Roads all work well.
I have the Qualifiers on the RR and I did my track day on them and did fine! I guess I will just go with them again!
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I am pretty happy with the Qualifiers, seems to stick better than the BT014's maybe due to getting up to temp faster... The M3's are looking VERY nice as a next set of rubbers to replace the Dunlops, though they do cost more.

I think that the Qualifier tire life is about the same if not a tad more than the BT014... same price to boot.
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i use to ride pilot powers on my 04 gsxr 600. loved em
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I really like the BT-014's. That is what I would suggest. Check your tire pressure often....it helps save on excessive tire wear.

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I'm staying with my BT-014's when it's time for new tires. For my commuting, with a little fun every once in a while, they're perfect.
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