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Your favorite tyre choice
« on: 10 April 2016, 03:35:35 PM »
So when I finally put all the hoses back where they should be am going to replace my front tyre. Tried an experiment with a cheap one from nankang n found it to be up to the task of my riding style. (To n from work n touring happy plodding at 80. Erm I mean 70 of course) wondering what tyres you guys swear by??? (Rear is a battlax bt023r).
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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #1 on: 10 April 2016, 03:39:57 PM »
I put the BT023 on the front, and i think it's spot on.
Has a deeper tread than normal from new which is why you can get so many miles out of them, and are brilliant in the wet.
I have a T30 on the rear.


If i was you i'd complete the set and stick with a front BT023.
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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #2 on: 10 April 2016, 04:21:33 PM »
Pilot road 3's. Got them on the 600 and the 1000 and they are great.  :)

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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #3 on: 10 April 2016, 05:50:35 PM »
Bt023s

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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #4 on: 10 April 2016, 06:57:41 PM »
I was leaning towards the battlax. I was just wondering n trying to make conversation. .lol..
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« Reply #5 on: 10 April 2016, 08:09:01 PM »
Metzler Sportstec M7RR. Super grip.  :D

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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #6 on: 10 April 2016, 09:13:44 PM »
My last 3 sets of tyres have been pilot road 2's, which i am super confident in, sticky sides with a hard wearing centre, although these are now superceded by the 3's.
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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #7 on: 10 April 2016, 10:37:23 PM »
Pilot road 4 good and rated highly.

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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #8 on: 10 April 2016, 11:13:42 PM »
PR3s. Do they now make a PR4 for the front size?

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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #9 on: 10 April 2016, 11:22:02 PM »
Yup, they make a PR4 for the front. Blinding grip in the wet (currently fitted) but it's still the only front tyre I've ever managed to lock up in the feckin dry (on the Fazer) on more than one occasion   :groan
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« Reply #10 on: 11 April 2016, 08:06:11 AM »
Have previously used Dunlop & Bridgestone 23s. Now have Michelin PR3s -good all rounder with excellent grip in wet
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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #11 on: 12 April 2016, 06:16:03 AM »
PR3s. Do they now make a PR4 for the front size?
No, not for the standard fazer sizing they don't!
PR2's were the last ones to have a 110!
Yup, they make a PR4 for the front. Blinding grip in the wet (currently fitted) but it's still the only front tyre I've ever managed to lock up in the feckin dry (on the Fazer) on more than one occasion   :groan
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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #12 on: 12 April 2016, 02:13:07 PM »
PR3s. Do they now make a PR4 for the front size?

No, not for the standard fazer sizing they don't!
PR2's were the last ones to have a 110!
Yup, they make a PR4 for the front. Blinding grip in the wet (currently fitted) but it's still the only front tyre I've ever managed to lock up in the feckin dry (on the Fazer) on more than one occasion   :groan


You can get PR3's in 110, or the tyre place has not informed me of the change to standard. http://www.oponeo.co.uk/moto-tyre-details/michelin-pilot-road-3-110-70zr17-54-w-front-tl-m-c#109573837
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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #13 on: 12 April 2016, 02:23:23 PM »
Yep, stand corrected on the stopping at the 2's, website doesn't show 110's for the 4's though!
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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #14 on: 12 April 2016, 05:08:23 PM »
Pilot road 3 on the front  Pilot road 4 on the back as you can not get that size on the front in Pilot road 4 i have Pilot road 3 on my fazer 600 they last me 8,000 on the back front still have few miles left but i change them this year i got the Pilot road 4 on the back as they are saying 20% last longer then the 3 so i going to find that out they are best tyres i have own great in the wet and dry well sticker as hell

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« Reply #15 on: 12 April 2016, 05:10:48 PM »
PR3s. Do they now make a PR4 for the front size?
No, not for the standard fazer sizing they don't!
PR2's were the last ones to have a 110!
Yup, they make a PR4 for the front. Blinding grip in the wet (currently fitted) but it's still the only front tyre I've ever managed to lock up in the feckin dry (on the Fazer) on more than one occasion   :groan
sorry the last are pr3

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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #16 on: 13 April 2016, 03:52:48 PM »
PR3s. Do they now make a PR4 for the front size?
No, not for the standard fazer sizing they don't!
PR2's were the last ones to have a 110!
Yup, they make a PR4 for the front. Blinding grip in the wet (currently fitted) but it's still the only front tyre I've ever managed to lock up in the feckin dry (on the Fazer) on more than one occasion   :groan
sorry the last are pr3


Yup, wrong bike....Fazer on PR3  :lol
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« Reply #17 on: 14 April 2016, 07:52:30 PM »
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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #18 on: 23 July 2016, 11:52:01 PM »
I got bt023 rear and bt021 front. does me fine good wet or dry. I ride all year all weather.

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Re: Your favorite tyre choice
« Reply #19 on: 24 July 2016, 12:41:45 AM »
BT023's for me, but considering a change to PR3s to see what they're like.

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« Reply #20 on: 24 July 2016, 03:37:47 PM »
When the current tyres are fubed...it's getting Heidenau K60 s  :eek

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« Reply #21 on: 24 July 2016, 09:26:43 PM »
PR3's front/rear best tyre had up to now. I ride it as quick in the wet as the dry. Confidence in them is 100%


May get PR4 for the rear next and 3's still for the front. How annoying they didn't do a 110 PR4 to fit the Fazer.


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