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Old 12-Oct-2005, 11:19 PM
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I have used 3 rear diablo corsa's (5000miles) and have just changed to 209 gp's (190Rear on the guru's recomendment,and changed head angle) absolutly fantastic,stable,turns on a sixpence and is a lot more agile.
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Which compound mix are you using?
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Old 12-Oct-2005, 11:22 PM
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another 209 fan here!!

great tyres and if you an' be bothered changing them it's surprising how long they will last
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Old 12-Oct-2005, 11:26 PM
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I went from 207GP stars on my 996 to 208GP's on the Bostrom and finally onto 209Gp's on the R only 4 days ago in Jerez, straight from a 208GP and instantly went quicker, felt more solid and way more grip.

Personally I've never got on with super corsa's and the only other tyres I ran on a duke were BT010's when they first came out and they were suprisingly good
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Old 13-Oct-2005, 03:17 PM
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I have used 3 rear diablo corsa's (5000miles) and have just changed to 209 gp's (190Rear on the guru's recomendment,and changed head angle) absolutly fantastic,stable,turns on a sixpence and is a lot more agile.
Butch

Which compound mix are you using?
It the black ,rubbery sticky one!
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Old 14-Oct-2005, 12:34 AM
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I have used 3 rear diablo corsa's (5000miles) and have just changed to 209 gp's (190Rear on the guru's recomendment,and changed head angle) absolutly fantastic,stable,turns on a sixpence and is a lot more agile.
Butch

Which compound mix are you using?
It the black ,rubbery sticky one!
Butch

Your so predictable........or as ive heard soft soft? Or was it medium? You going to aspain with the jhp lot?
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Old 14-Oct-2005, 03:41 PM
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I have used 3 rear diablo corsa's (5000miles) and have just changed to 209 gp's (190Rear on the guru's recomendment,and changed head angle) absolutly fantastic,stable,turns on a sixpence and is a lot more agile.
Butch

Which compound mix are you using?
It the black ,rubbery sticky one!
Butch

Your so predictable........or as ive heard soft soft? Or was it medium? You going to aspain with the jhp lot?
Is the pope jewish!
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Old 14-Oct-2005, 08:55 PM
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Well Lily and Butch, after reading your rave reviews on the 209gp I have bought a pair, so I will try them out and see what I think.

I take it that you tried them first on track and liked them but i
hope that they are ok on the road !!

I never ride in the wet, mainly country roads and I found the Diablo corsa very good, are these even more sticky, ok for the road and what mileage do you think that I can expect.
Also do they come in different compounds or just the one.

I hope they are ok for the road or they will be getting swapped for a rear diablo corsa !!

[Edited on 15-10-2005 by iang]
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Old 13-Feb-2006, 12:40 AM
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I've got the Michelin Pilots Sports that came on my 749 and they suit it really well although I can find their limits they have plenty of feel. I seem to be wearing the front more than the rear after 2200 miles and will most likley have to replace the pair by 3000. I picked up a rear Hi-Sport for 70 quid to try and I'll either stick a used 207RR I've got kicking around on the front or see what comes up cheap. If I have to pay normal price I'll have a 60 profile 207RR for extra front end grip.
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