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Old 14-Jul-2005, 09:06 AM
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Road Tyres for old SS

I've got a very old 600SS that needs new tyres. I mostly ride on country lanes with the odd bit of dual carriageway commuting (no track days). The 600SS is old and slow - so I guess it would be waste putting on the latest sticky rubber.

Any suggstions as to the best tyres?
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Old 14-Jul-2005, 09:48 AM
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I'd give the normal Diablos a try. Very planted, warm up quickly and wear well.
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Old 14-Jul-2005, 10:02 AM
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Echo Nelly's advice, just put a set on the ST4S, and they are as he says-planted. I ride lots of twisty 'B' roads -the B660 springs to mind, and they don't come much more twisty than that one.

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Old 14-Jul-2005, 01:43 PM
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just about to get some Diablos for my SS for TA4 - how much is nornal for a pair (fitted) ?
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Old 14-Jul-2005, 01:53 PM
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A good ride-in, ride-out price should be about 180 at the cheapest to 210 at the thick end
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Old 14-Jul-2005, 02:21 PM
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just had 2 quotes locally 199 & 205 fitted to loose wheels - same price whether Diablo or Diablo Corsa.

The Corsa rear would have to be a 180/55 not 170/60 as std.

[Edited on 14-7-2005 by Steve M]
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Old 14-Jul-2005, 02:26 PM
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I just had a brand new set of Diablos fitted for 190. This is my 3rd set now and I have always been happy with them. I commute to work in most weather (excluding snow) and have never had a problem. Usually get plus 5000 miles and a trackday before looking for a new set.
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Old 14-Sep-2005, 11:46 PM
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I'd agree with all the other comments about Diablos. I had a set fitted to my 1994 750 SS and they transformed the handling. 180 fitted ride in/ride out. I've had another set put on my recently acquired 851 SP2.

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Old 14-Sep-2005, 11:58 PM
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Hi Martini,

I've got a new front and part worn rear Diablo you can have for 80/pair if you want. The rear has lots of meat left on it.

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Old 16-Sep-2005, 12:02 AM
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I have Diablo Corsa's on my 900ss and I think its overkill (sorry) for the road - Std Diablos should be fine....

I got mine here:

http://www.bfmmotorcycles.co.uk/cata...res/diablo.jsp

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