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Offline Cpt Chillaxin

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Tires
« on: May 17, 2017, 05:52:55 am »
I wish someone told me id be replacing tires on my 14 almost every other oil change. Fronts gone 4700 miles.

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Re: Tires
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 06:23:26 am »
That seems a bit low unless you're a very aggressive rider.  What tires have you been using?

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Re: Tires
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2017, 06:48:42 am »
Stock Bridgestones. I was real easy breaking in the bike as well. Thinking Michelin pilot 3??

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Re: Tires
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2017, 07:13:44 am »
I just got 13840 miles out of my PR4GT.
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Re: Tires
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2017, 08:55:30 am »
Stock Bridgestones. I was real easy breaking in the bike as well. Thinking Michelin pilot 3??

The stock tires SUCK!  Nobody here will defend them.  I have used the Michelin PR3 and PR4 and both are great tires.  Today I'd probably be considering the PR4GT or the Pirelli Angel GT "A" Spec.  Both are heavy sport touring specific.  The only reason I'm not considering them right now is that I still have a lot of life left in my PR4's.

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Re: Tires
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2017, 10:19:44 am »
The stockers did ok with me.  I guess it depends how one rides and what they rode previously.  However, the consensus seems to be PR3/4.  I'm running Angels now but that's because we had a deal on them some time back.  If I were to buy again it would be PR3/4s for the C14.   
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Re: Tires
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2017, 07:40:46 pm »
I just got 13840 miles out of my PR4GT.

I am at over 17,000 miles on my PR4GT, but they have zero tread left in the center.  :)
(And yes, I still have the new set sitting in my living room, waiting for the right time)
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Re: Tires
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2017, 04:10:02 am »
That's nearly as bad as having them on a shelf.
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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2017, 06:05:53 am »
That's nearly as bad as having them on a shelf.

Yep.   Sitting right next to the Motion Pro and brake fluid....
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Re: Tires
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2017, 10:38:39 pm »
I wish someone told me id be replacing tires on my 14 almost every other oil change. Fronts gone 4700 miles.

That's why I call the stock 021 tires Crapstones. Get PR4"s GT or non GT. They are the best all around IMHO, and should go 12-15000 miles unless you are a lot more psycho than me.

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Re: Tires
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2017, 08:03:45 am »
We're only allowed 5 psychos on the forum.  It's hard coded in the programs.  We had 3 and now we're up to 5.  It will take significant amounts of cash to change the programs to allow more.
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Re: Tires
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2017, 08:29:49 am »
We're only allowed 5 psychos on the forum.  It's hard coded in the programs.  We had 3 and now we're up to 5.  It will take significant amounts of cash to change the programs to allow more.
For some reason that post caused an uncontrollable nervous twitch.

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Re: Tires
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2017, 06:03:49 pm »
We're only allowed 5 psychos on the forum.  It's hard coded in the programs.  We had 3 and now we're up to 5.  It will take significant amounts of cash to change the programs to allow more.

Now I'll have to tell my shrink that I've been banned from my bike forum...

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« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2017, 05:58:34 am »
Hold off on that, I would.
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Re: Tires
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2017, 06:03:10 am »
Hold off on that, I would.

He should, indeed, Jimyoda
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