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Old 10-12-2007, 10:14 AM   #21
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Most guys are running the 190/55 now.
Not on the street. 190/55 on the street, on a 600rr is money away...
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Old 10-12-2007, 11:24 AM   #22
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Not on the street. 190/55 on the street, on a 600rr is money away...
i'm gonna have to agree on this one. a 180/55 for the street would suffice
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Old 10-12-2007, 01:31 PM   #23
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Most fast guys are running the 190/55 now.

With only two weeks, I don't think he needs a 190. I'm going to go through one more 180, then try a 190 just to see if I like it better. Not fast enough to really need the extra traction, but , it's worth a try I guess.
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Old 10-12-2007, 01:45 PM   #24
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Why not get the wider contact patch and poser points?
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I'm not fast enough to need a bigger contact patch. My 180 M3 has only slipped once or twice in the 3,500 I've had it. Gonna try the BT-002's next. I can't do it for the poser factor either. . . my bike is flat black for now, and ugly as sin. It'll need a 300 rear for anyone to even look at it. :/
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I'm not fast enough to need a bigger contact patch. My 180 M3 has only slipped once or twice in the 3,500 I've had it. Gonna try the BT-002's next. I can't do it for the poser factor either. . . my bike is flat black for now, and ugly as sin. It'll need a 300 rear for anyone to even look at it. :/
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Old 10-12-2007, 01:56 PM   #27
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actually i think it's

1) he's a new rider
2) the bike wasn't designed to teach you how to ride
3) it's an experienced riders bike
4) the geometry makes it feel that way, it's suppsed to. it's a quai-race bike.
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actually i think it's

1) he's a new rider
2) the bike wasn't designed to teach you how to ride
3) it's an experienced riders bike
4) the geometry makes it feel that way, it's suppsed to. it's a quai-race bike.
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With only two weeks, I don't think he needs a 190. I'm going to go through one more 180, then try a 190 just to see if I like it better. Not fast enough to really need the extra traction, but , it's worth a try I guess.
for a few extra bucks, it's definately worth a try....but if it's for street duty only....a 180 is plenty. i've ran some pretty good lap times on 180 street tires before. and the slipping you mentioned...was probably from road condition
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actually i think it's

1) he's a new rider
2) the bike wasn't designed to teach you how to ride
3) it's an experienced riders bike
4) the geometry makes it feel that way, it's suppsed to. it's a quai-race bike.
Yea I agree with all of this. I know I'm still new and maybe i just dont know how to ride my bike yet. But its just weird to me that I can ride and feel safer going faster and leaning on the 636 than my 600rr. Haha i wonder if it made a difference if i tried someone else's 600rr and see if its the same or have someone who knows cbr ride mine and tell me what they think.

Well i'm hoping after my bike gets fixed, new tires and suspension retuned, i'll ride it for another month or so and see what happens. And Yea, I'm planning on getting new tires. Any advice on which ones to choose would help. I know Patrick was telling me a wide variety of tires I can get. Also mentioned this tire that was harder in the middle for cruisin and soft on the sides so i can do some turns. But my main concern was winter. If its cold, would u want sticky tires in the winter so they can work better in the cold??

The type of riding i am aiming for.... moderate-aggressive. I want to ride the bike like it was meant to be ridden. at an angle. Lol..
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michelin pilot roads. more then enough for your skill level.
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michelin pilot roads. more then enough for your skill level.


there are very few tires out there that a noob will exceed it's limits.

you want to learn how to ride the bike like it was built....proper instruction will definately be needed before you kill yourself. come out to a trackday and you'll get more information than you can handle...and you'll have experienced people critique your riding, and give you as much pointers as you can take in.
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Oops accidentally posted under Ttrans SN haha. it Tam.....
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As soon and me and COstas get my bike back to running condition, we will definitely be coming out to track day
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Oops accidentally posted under Ttrans SN haha. it Tam.....
it did sound kind of odd, i thought maybe 2 guys had the same issue

and yeah, if you want a good street tire that's nice and soft....michelin 2ct's or bridgestone bt002 racing streets.

but also remember, you are sacrificing wear for grip. since you are still new to riding...i would lean more towards treadlife than grip, because most street tires will do good for a new rider.
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Yea i figured since i was new, i was going to go with one that lasted longer. But does it make a difference if im trying to learn how to lean lower on higher tread life tires vs softer tires. My fear is leaning and the bike letting go of the road and slipping. My friends keep telling me it wont but yea, i guess my fear will eventually go away
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if we ever go look at your bike again, remind me to look at the rear tire pressure. i check mine often but shoulda checked yours before riding it. rear rim isn't cracked so the readings shouldn't be too far from what they were that night. it was also kinda cool that night so the tires might have not had a chance to warm up yet.
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last time we check was when it was just me and u out at star bucks.... both front and rear tires read 34psi
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