What kind of tires??

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What kind of tires??

Post by Jkwan0902 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:10 pm


I apologize if this topic has been beat to death but a search through the forums didn’t really answer some of my more detailed questions.

Can anybody suggest a tire that’s good for road and track that has a decent tread life?? I’m not going to be going to the track all the time and maybe 75% of the time I’ll be on the road. I know I know... it’s not build a tire workshop here. But maybe somebody has the same idea as me?? Any info would be appreciated.
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Re: What kind of tires??

Post by cOoTeR » Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:43 pm


The 2nd set of s21s I put on did pretty good on the track with minimal slippage when I really tried to spin it. I'm running Michelin PR5s now
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Re: What kind of tires??

Post by N4speed » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:55 pm


Pirelli angel gt last as long as the michelin pilot roads with better grip and feedback
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Re: What kind of tires??

Post by stk0308 » Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:11 pm


N4speed wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:55 pm
Pirelli angel gt last as long as the michelin pilot roads with better grip and feedback
I'm currently 3k miles into a set of the Angel's cousin, the Metzler z8. They've been excellent, and they're looking pretty good. I got 4500 miles out of a set of Road 5s preceding the z8s. The front was worn pretty much on the wearbars, and the rear was pretty much there. MO and AR roads are hard on tires, and so am I, lol
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Re: What kind of tires??

Post by Zotto » Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:57 pm


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Re: What kind of tires??

Post by UNUZ3D » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:14 pm


I'm thinking Pilot road 5's or Road angel gt 2's
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Re: What kind of tires??

Post by ScottyB » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:22 am


I have have logged lots of miles with the PR5’s and they wear really well but might try the road angel gt 2’s next time.
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Post by irousso » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:30 am


I'm in the market for tires too. I've done 6000km on the stock S21 and now looking for a replacement set. I was told that the Angle GT and the PR5 are great for touring but won't give the grip the hypersport will provide -but will last longer. I was suggested to use the Michelin pilot power 2CT as a good tire with longer life than the hypersport and with very good grip for track days here and there. Any thoughts experience with these tires?
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Re: What kind of tires??

Post by Zotto » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:53 am


I had the Pilot Road 4 on my K1300s and put about 7000 hard km on them with minimum ware before i was side swiped and the bike was written off. They handled very well at speed in the rain and dry.
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Re: What kind of tires??

Post by hypertourer » Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:13 am


Can anyone suggest tires for 25% off roading?
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