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Old 11-18-2012, 03:17 AM   #21
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So, which ones are better for aggressive street riding? Need more feedback. Thanks.

i ride hard on the streets and highways in ny i have never used any other tire than the power piolt 2ct! it have never let me down, all u need to do is just to warm them up a bit like everyother tire on the market and if i think the power piolt is amazing, the power pure 2ct is even better!! witch i still to this day have never used
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Old 11-18-2012, 03:43 AM   #22
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Another "which tire" thread, eh? FWIW I put over 9500 miles on a set of Pirelli Angel ST's. Great edge to edge cornering grip, superb in the rain, and during cornering they turn in quicker than the Bridgestone BT023's I'm running now. Once these wear out I'm going back to the Angels.

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Old 11-19-2012, 10:51 AM   #23
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I prefer the feel & traction feedback of the latest Pirellis over Michelin
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:10 PM   #24
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when i bought my bike it had a brand new set of michelins. i got about 2000 miles and had threads showing one day. I have had my angel for about 5000 and u can barely tell
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180 HP says it loves the Diablo Rosso 2 tyres it got this winter and it has always had Pirellis.
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Old 11-22-2012, 10:10 AM   #26
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Nice? Notice big difference with the 55 on the street ?


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Huge difference between 55 and 50. The bike sits slightly higher and leans over so much easier, i wont go back to a 50 again. Its an awesome ratio for the bike, I love it!

I've run pirelli's from day one, 50,000 miles on my bike now (06 1000rr) I used to run the Corsa III's, but now running the rosso II's. I feel like the Corsa III's gave me a bit more confidence. The rosso II's definitely last a lot longer (at least the rear does)
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:22 PM   #27
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Love my Angel ST's.

I don't know how you can compare tires, unless you could ride a specific track with new tires A and switch to new tires B, all in the same day.

Running tire A until they are worn and then getting new tire B and saying they are better is not a fair comparison.
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:23 PM   #28
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super corsa sc2 front and rear.
190/55 on the back rim.

street and track use ,love them but not in the rain.
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Sport rider magazine just did a street tire comparison. Buy tires based on the type of riding you do. It's best to take ego out of your tire buying needs along with most things regarding motorcycles. Why waste money on super sticky tires if you don't ride hard enough to utilize them and vice versa. If you have a half inch of unused tire on either side and a flat spot down the middle , be smart, buy a good sport touring tire. Michelin and Pirelli both make great tires!
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Huge difference between 55 and 50. The bike sits slightly higher and leans over so much easier, i wont go back to a 50 again. Its an awesome ratio for the bike, I love it!

I've run pirelli's from day one, 50,000 miles on my bike now (06 1000rr) I used to run the Corsa III's, but now running the rosso II's. I feel like the Corsa III's gave me a bit more confidence. The rosso II's definitely last a lot longer (at least the rear does)
Awesome I bought a 55 rear for next season. Heard many people say that same thing that they will never go back to the 50 rear. I'll be glad next year to change out my seven year old tires.


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