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Old 05-28-2007, 10:27 PM   #21
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Old 05-28-2007, 11:12 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by kawi jm
Michelin hasn't exactly been killin it in MotoGp lately:laughing6

As far as grip levels are concerned, if you are riding even close to legal limits, then the sport touring tires will work fine.
Bridgestone revamped the BT020 this year and it is supposed to be awesome. The Z6's are supposed to be very good as well. I've heard good things about Pilot roads too. I guess get what fits in your price range.
BTW I ran the Mi's on my RC51 and smoked them in like 2K miles (cord showing). Granted I was riding "spirited" most the time, but still...
The BT014 stuck great and gave me better mileage under the same conditions.
Also check your air pressure frequently, the wrong pressures will kill tires quick. On a 600 I'd supect out of tune suspension and air pressure issues to be the culprit for your tire wearing so fast. Only a guess though.

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I do check pressure on a reg. and Motorcycles Unlimited did me suspension, granted patrick wasn't there.????

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Old 05-28-2007, 11:22 PM   #23
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I do get on the gas really hard out or corners.....I didn't think of that....

just seemed fun...lol

I will try one of these sport touring tires next....
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Old 05-28-2007, 11:30 PM   #24
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I'm not sure you got this quite right? Check this out.
http://www.sportrider.com/tech/tires...wer_2ct_tires/
most of the guys that post on these forums have chicken strips as wide as the outside section of the new PP's
Sounds like he would be better served with a sport touring tire. . .
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