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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #30 on: July 03, 2018, 05:45:38 am »
I didn't realize they were still making the PR2. What prices are you seeing for them?

Yeah, that seems surprising to me too.  Perhaps new old stock or something?
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #31 on: July 03, 2018, 10:18:57 am »
 yeah, they appear to be quite available from a number of places. google my friends.
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #32 on: July 03, 2018, 10:24:14 am »
Still list it on there site.         https://motorcycle.michelinman.com/US/en/tires/products/pilot-road-2.html

yeah, they appear to be quite available from a number of places. google my friends.
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #33 on: July 03, 2018, 05:04:05 pm »
yeah, they appear to be quite available from a number of places. google my friends.
Wayne

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #34 on: July 03, 2018, 06:52:35 pm »
I find that google stifles conversation and human interaction.  ;)
...that would naturally take place on an electronic device being viewed on a computer browser and stored on a server for someone to google later.  :thumbs: :rotflmao:
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #35 on: July 03, 2018, 07:03:58 pm »
I find that google stifles conversation and human interaction.  ;)

...that would naturally take place on an electronic device being viewed on a computer browser and stored on a server for someone to google later.  :thumbs: :rotflmao:

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #36 on: April 25, 2019, 12:45:11 pm »
I am now a firm believer in the Michelin GT4 tire. I live in AZ where many of the roads have crevices and rough pavement. I have always
purchased the regular Michelins in the past.

The GT4 provide a well planted ride and smooths out all imperfections in the road. My rides have become more enjoyable


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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #37 on: April 25, 2019, 03:38:19 pm »
I am now a firm believer in the Michelin GT4 tire.

[PR4GT]

I have been very impressed with the lifespan, wear pattern, and weather handling.  I got 18,020 miles on my first set.  I am 12,123 miles into my second set and they still look great and handle not that different than they were at 5,000 miles.
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #38 on: April 25, 2019, 05:49:02 pm »
[PR4GT]
  I got 18,020 miles on my first set.  I am 12,123 miles into my second set and they still look great .....

Passing along an observation made by a friend of mine from the Houston area at a recent Texas rally...."It seems that almost all the people that get these fantastic tire mileage figures are in the east, I guess they must not have any speed limits over 55mph."

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #39 on: April 25, 2019, 07:40:24 pm »
...and glass smooth roads...
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #40 on: April 25, 2019, 07:43:03 pm »
Don't be haters... :rotflmao:
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #41 on: April 25, 2019, 09:38:21 pm »
Passing along an observation made by a friend of mine from the Houston area at a recent Texas rally...."It seems that almost all the people that get these fantastic tire mileage figures are in the east, I guess they must not have any speed limits over 55mph."

We [where I live] have highway speed limits that range from 55 to 70... and usually it is +5 so actual speeds are typically 60 - 75.  There are occasional times I might go much, much [,much, much] faster.   And often, whoa to the person next to me at a traffic light :)

...and glass smooth roads...

Most are fairly decent.  The vast majority of my miles are, indeed, on smooth and pretty straight roads.  Traction control always on, 145lbs ungeared, always solo, tire pressures always near perfect.  Unfortunately, getting out to the "interesting" roads takes at least 30-40 minutes and, of course, the same back.  I do think that road condition (type, roughness, grit, temp, etc) probably plays the biggest role in tire wear (followed by tire pressures, total weight, and amount of skuff/skid/slip).

Don't be haters... :rotflmao:


Meh, they are just jealous!
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #42 on: April 26, 2019, 10:06:10 am »
Meh, they are just jealous!

Well envious for sure.  max' is getting twice the tire life out of the same tires as me and I only weight 25lbs more than he does.
I think my tool bag needs to go on a diet.  ;D

(this is where connie14boy jumps in to tell me to lose the donkey dong bazooka to get double the tire mileage)

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #43 on: April 26, 2019, 10:43:47 am »
I had a PR4 GT rear that I liked, then, while parked in motel in phoenix in middle of summer, some a-hole shoved a knife into it. I had the bike towed (thanks geico towing!) to a shop that put on a non GT PR4 on it (that's all they had). Seeing how I was in the middle of a long trip and needed a tire, I took it (I have a pr4 gt on the front). That was maybe 12K miles ago three years ago.. Had they put on an oem bridgestone, that tire would likely had been showing lots of wear by the end of that trip three years ago and certainly wouldn't be on the bike now. In fact, I think it had a little under 4K miles on it when I saw some belt showing through the tread.
Now it looks like the road5 GT might be a 'vapor tire', I'll be getting another PR4gt. I did feel a difference in ride quality, it is like the gt feels like a pr4 non gt with an extra lb or two in it. I'm shocked how well they work. I have driven in pouring rain, sleet, they grip and brake well.
When you think about it, the bridgestones the bike comes with were designed over ten years ago.The Pr4 GT is at least two generations of tire more advanced.
The stock bridgestones serve one purpose and they serve it well- to protect the rims as the bike leaves the shop.

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT
« Reply #44 on: April 26, 2019, 01:33:22 pm »
I'm shocked how well they work. I have driven in pouring rain, sleet, they grip and brake well.

I was amazed at how well they handled pouring rain with lots of standing water (at least 1/2") on the road (I rarely drive in the rain, but in a few cases I was "caught" and had no choice).  I would never EVER ride if there were any chance of ice (in any form) on the road.  Period.
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