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Definitely not me.
That's fine if the sticker happens to be exactly ideal for your riding style, weight, climate, etc. But that does not mean the same is true for everyone else. I know it's not for me.
So can you tell us about the negative experience you had on the street because you used recommended cold tire pressure measured with an accurate tire pressure gauge?
 

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So can you tell us about the negative experience you had on the street because you used recommended cold tire pressure measured with an accurate tire pressure gauge?
I can tell you the experience I have had with my 2018 fireblade. It came with the rear tire at 45 psi and the front at 38psi. Admittedly I never took the bike out into the canyons at those pressures, instead I immediately dropped the rear to 38 and the front to 36. At those pressures, the bike felt OK in the canyons but as I described in another thread it wasn't giving me the confidence or feedback I was looking for in the front end and the rear was all over the place on corner exit. I have been dropping pressure since and like I said a few pages ago 32F and 33R is where I am at now and with these pressures I am starting to feel comfortable with the bike leaned over. 52 deg according to the bike and no I don't have a velodrome as part of my commute lol.

This is the gauge I use: QuickCar Liquid-Filled Tire Pressure Gauges 56-061
 

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I can tell you the experience I have had with my 2018 fireblade. It came with the rear tire at 45 psi and the front at 38psi. Admittedly I never took the bike out into the canyons at those pressures, instead I immediately dropped the rear to 38 and the front to 36. At those pressures, the bike felt OK in the canyons but as I described in another thread it wasn't giving me the confidence or feedback I was looking for in the front end and the rear was all over the place on corner exit. I have been dropping pressure since and like I said a few pages ago 32F and 33R is where I am at now and with these pressures I am starting to feel comfortable with the bike leaned over. 52 deg according to the bike and no I don't have a velodrome as part of my commute lol.

This is the gauge I use: QuickCar Liquid-Filled Tire Pressure Gauges 56-061
Well obviously 38 cold front is not at spec. Hell, I've done spirited rides on a 2012 with a BT-016 front, BT-023 rear using Hondas recommended cold temps. "Hey, you shouldn't put a sport/touring tire on a CBR." Really? Watch me. However, I don't mix tires on the 2017 SP.

As an aside, at Colin Edwards Texas Tornado Bootcamp you ride YAMAHA TTR-125s on dirt track road courses with knobbies on the front, street tires on the rear. Takes a little practice to keep the rear end from swapping places with the front as even VR46 can attest. ;)

Here's an on board camera view from IOM Senior TT winner Peter Hickman at Texas Tornado Bootcamp 2020

 

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This is why I run recommended cold tire pressure for the street:

On my 2017 CBR1000S1 I just got 4,153 miles out of a BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S21 Rear. Now, on a section of the tire in the center it's starting to flake which happens just before cords start to show, so the center is toast.

In Houston I have to ride at least 40 miles one way on straight major highways just to meet my buddies so we can find some country roads with some sweet turns. So, my center always wears early.
 

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Good data point for the records.
 
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.... with these pressures I am starting to feel comfortable with the bike leaned over. 52 deg according to the bike and no I don't have a velodrome as part of my commute lol.
What do you mean 52 degrees, according to the bike? Not aware of 18 and 19’s having a lean angle indicator...
 

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What do you mean 52 degrees, according to the bike? Not aware of 18 and 19’s having a lean angle indicator...
If you use the lap timer it stores max performance data for later recall via the Dash Menu.
Don't forget about the 17's ;)
 

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Yep accessible through the circuit dash mode and lap timer functionality. I only found out about it reading through the owners manual. Stores other neat stuff like max water temp, max rpm, max speed, Max G forces etc. Sometimes I use it for canyon riding just for fun. Kind of "squidly" I know but it could be useful to see if for example with new tires I am actually leaning the bike more on the same roads or if it's just placebo.
 

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Yep accessible through the circuit dash mode and lap timer functionality. I only found out about it reading through the owners manual. Stores other neat stuff like max water temp, max rpm, max speed, Max G forces etc. Sometimes I use it for canyon riding just for fun. Kind of "squidly" I know but it could be useful to see if for example with new tires I am actually leaning the bike more on the same roads or if it's just placebo.
If you use the lap timer it stores max performance data for later recall via the Dash Menu.
Don't forget about the 17's ;)
Whaaaaat? Thanks for that. Had no clue. 😂
 
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Whaaaaat? Thanks for that. Had no clue. 😂
Very useful for use when an ECU tuned by someone else is sent to you for testing and you discovering the rev limit wasn't 13,800rpm like the owner was told :unsure::ROFLMAO::coffee::D

 
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