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Tyre advice please
« on: 04 June 2012, 04:43:31 pm »
I bet not the first to ask this........ wats the best LONG LASTING tyre for my 2000 fzs 600? I have continental contimotions at the moment and the rear has only lasted about 3000 miles and I can see wire! Ok abit happy on the throttle but I hoped for better! not a demon in the bends so not after an ultra grippy tyre, just something that lasts, any ideas?
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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #1 on: 04 June 2012, 06:01:58 pm »
Avon storm 2 mine are at 9,000m front and 8,000m rear and i dont ride slow  ;)

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« Reply #2 on: 04 June 2012, 07:27:08 pm »
thanks, sounds good
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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #3 on: 04 June 2012, 07:48:07 pm »
Michelin Road Pilot 2's

I've had 2 FZS's and numerous tyres. I use the bike for commuting and so far these are the best i've had by a long shot. Add to that the exceptional grip in wet or dry as well as the durability and you're onto a winner. They even wear evenly and don't really shoulder off too badly compared to others.



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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #4 on: 04 June 2012, 08:28:37 pm »
Yup - Pilot Road 2s for me too  - just changed my 11,000 mile set for another set

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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #5 on: 04 June 2012, 11:36:02 pm »
Go with the Michelin Road Pilot2 or Road Pilot 3. I had my rp2 on for 2 years commuting to and from work doing roughly 100 miles a week rain or shine. They stick like brown stuff to a blanket even in the wet. Now i have a rp3 on the front and an rp2 on the rear. they look like they are going to give the same good service as my previous michelins. Hope this helps.

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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #6 on: 05 June 2012, 07:41:14 am »
Metzeler Roadtec Z6 or Z8.
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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #7 on: 05 June 2012, 11:53:20 am »
michelin road pilot 2
I have over 12000 miles and rear is in great shape about half worn :eek front is starting to get low
Brilliant tyres,great grip, long lasting what more you want..

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« Reply #8 on: 05 June 2012, 12:00:12 pm »
have to agree with keno!! best tyre out imo!!...had them on my fjr rear was just showing a bit of squaring at just over 6000 miles!..very good for a bike of that weight? fantastic grip in dry and wet!! only tyre ive realy had confidence in??..

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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #9 on: 06 June 2012, 07:36:07 pm »
Ive just bought some Pilot Road 2's £226 all in....

Will report back  :D

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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #10 on: 07 June 2012, 07:13:09 am »
ok then, gone wth the pilo 2 which is £112 fitted at my local shop :)
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Re: Tyre advice please
« Reply #11 on: 07 June 2012, 07:56:24 pm »
Well I've just fitted a BT023 to the front of my 98 Fazer....................... :rolleyes
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