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Old 12-20-2006, 12:42 PM   #1
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Recomendations for track tires??

Whats up guys, anyone know what are some good track tires?? Ive tried Michellin Power Races, not to bad, and Ive heard Pirelle Supercoursa's are bad .

any other recomendations for some good tires??

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Old 12-20-2006, 12:44 PM   #2
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I really like the BT002s I'm running now!
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I really like the BT002s I'm running now!
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Old 12-20-2006, 12:57 PM   #4
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I really like the BT002s I'm running now!
are those the battle axe's??

thanx for the input guys. appreciate it.
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Old 12-20-2006, 01:01 PM   #5
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BT002's are great tires if you don't have tire warmers.
They heat up FAST and super soft.
Also last for pretty good time.

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Old 12-20-2006, 01:03 PM   #6
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I love the Dunlops. For me they have great feel and that builds the confidence I need at the track.
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Old 12-20-2006, 01:43 PM   #7
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Dunlop 209's for sure! Unlimited traction and they LAST
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Depends on where you are doing most of your riding. I've been on Michelins for the past three years. PR2 front, PR5 rear and I get 5 full days at MSRH. I recently tried the Bridgestone 002's and have two days on them so far. THey are both comparable but the 'stones are substantially cheaper. I like both and will probably run the stones this season for something different. I have had great sucess with the Michelins, don't get me wrong and I like them A LOT, but the stones are convienent with John at every trackday. The Pirellis and Metzlers don't last very long at MSRH at all. Usually two days tops. It will come down to what YOU prefer, try some different take offs for a low cost way to test out the different brands, but be advised that set up is critical to get EVERYTHING out of a specific tire brand.
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I like the Super Corsas but not worth the money.
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I run medium compound Power Races. They stick good but I only get 3 trackdays at the most out of them.
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Depends on where you are doing most of your riding. I've been on Michelins for the past three years. PR2 front, PR5 rear and I get 5 full days at MSRH. I recently tried the Bridgestone 002's and have two days on them so far. THey are both comparable but the 'stones are substantially cheaper. I like both and will probably run the stones this season for something different. I have had great sucess with the Michelins, don't get me wrong and I like them A LOT, but the stones are convienent with John at every trackday. The Pirellis and Metzlers don't last very long at MSRH at all. Usually two days tops. It will come down to what YOU prefer, try some different take offs for a low cost way to test out the different brands, but be advised that set up is critical to get EVERYTHING out of a specific tire brand.
Excellent source of information right there!
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