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Old 30-Jun-2006, 07:14 PM
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Pilot powers what pressures u running

On my S4r running 120/70 17 and 180/55 17. and 32 psi front and 36 psi rear. I had a 180/55 17 on my hornet different brand and was running 42 psi in rear then.

Michelin website recommndeds 2.1 bar and 2.3 bar, not sure what that is in psi!

Are my pressures to soft? not sure where i got them from now!

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Old 30-Jun-2006, 07:19 PM
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just had powers fitted to my 999 and the pressures reccomended are lower than other makes.
Think it was 30/32
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http://www.britishmetrics.com/html/pis-bar.htm
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Old 30-Jun-2006, 08:25 PM
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Or another way bar x 14.503861 = Psi
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Or another way bar x 14.503861 = Psi

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arrrrrrrrrgh! Michelins

32/36 seems about right for most Dukes although most manufacturers do recommend up to 42 in the rear
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Doh!! had to read that twice before i twigged

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I run 32/34 on the street with great results and wear. Never had a slip and got 8,200 miles on my last set.
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Old 30-Jun-2006, 11:07 PM
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Hhhhmmm seems my pressures are ok, just on way home from work today felt like the back was almost sliding or shifting on the tyre deflecting, or might have been just the dry roads with dust/diesel etc!

I also noticed a slight squaring off after only 3000 miles, i do mainly round town lots of stop/starting and i think the torque of the 996 flattens out the profile so maybe thats what im feeling when leaning over.

Thanks for the conversion thingy!

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I run 32/34 on the street with great results and wear. Never had a slip and got 8,200 miles on my last set.
Thats a typo,right??
8,200 miles?My 999S has only covered 5,600 and Ive just fitted my 3rd rear tyre and 2nd front.

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Hhhhmmm seems my pressures are ok, just on way home from work today felt like the back was almost sliding or shifting on the tyre deflecting, or might have been just the dry roads with dust/diesel etc!

I also noticed a slight squaring off after only 3000 miles, i do mainly round town lots of stop/starting and i think the torque of the 996 flattens out the profile so maybe thats what im feeling when leaning over.
Oh yes.On last weekends BHCN rideout my bike was handling oddly,especially on right handers.
Hmm,..that will be the squared off tyres from Raid the lakes then!

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Old 01-Jul-2006, 02:00 PM
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Thats a typo,right??
8,200 miles?My 999S has only covered 5,600 and Ive just fitted my 3rd rear tyre and 2nd front.!

Nope!!! 8,200 miles is correct. I would have squeezed out maybe another 5-800 if I really wanted but needed tires for the track. They were just down even to the wear bars, but the center was squared off. Far from any threads showing though.
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