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Old 12-02-2012, 08:44 AM   #21
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My Q2's go ham to the tune of about 1:50 on CW. Better on CCW. My only complaint:

Stock tuning, -1/+2 gears.....mock race end of day, that tire got HOT I could take it out from under me at will in 2nd and even third.

November 22nd it was in the 50's for first session (low of 40's previous night)

And as always I felt like the tires were ready about half of a lap in. They get heated fast and don't last long on the streets. Just like a woman
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Old 12-02-2012, 04:34 PM   #22
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I would agree with Patrick when comparing the Q2 to the Pilot Power the technology in the original Michelin PP is rather dated.

Try the Q2.
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Q2s all the way. Was running a lvl 3 pace at TWS (Texas World Speedway) on them.
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Q2 regained its number one status with me for street/track tire. Stirrup'd my way to the 1:40's on mine at MSRH today.
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I use Q2s, bunch of guys I know do...they work
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Dude...Try ever tire for your self and then decide.. The main thing is make small adjustments and remember each tire provides a certain benefit. Just go with something you can compromise street with performance, because you may need or want it while riding.

I personally love my q2s. I love the feel. I also like that it comes in a 180. I shouldn't be doing this but I run them at the track too They give me some good times while not pushing to hard. They slip a little, but you can really feel it slide for a while before you have to add inputs. Someone once gave me some advice and said not upgrading to track rubber on the track holds you back... You can find limits faster in traction offered, but then you end up getting used to the tires inputs. This can keep you thinking the threshold is the same for a track tire like a GPA Your mind may not let you push past that limit you MAY get used to that limit. All in all switching it up for me has helped, but lately I have been loving the Q2 for the times/pace I am running. They have a softer compound on the sides too and a bit of a harder middle to last longer. I think with very moderate riding, you can get about 4-5 thousand miles.

Hope that helps... I've been on a number of different tires, and just prefer the best bang for my buck and not sacrifice performance! IMO...
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