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Old 23-Aug-2009, 10:37 PM
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Best Road Tyres.......

Got diablo's at the mo

Probably replace with the new rosso's

Anyone tried them....or suggest something better....:-)

Road only all year round & no trackdays

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Old 23-Aug-2009, 11:07 PM
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The best road tyres IMO are Michelin Pilot Road 2CT. Grippy enough in the dry to allow full lean, excellent in the rain and good life too - currently up to 6000 miles on the ER6 with another 3-4k left in them.

Not quite as sticky as Pilot Power 2CT, but not so that you'd notice. The latter are great too - took me to a 4th place in the rain when my wets failed to turn up

I rate both tyres leagues ahead of Diablos.
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Old 23-Aug-2009, 11:31 PM
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I stuck Diablo Corsa's on my 900ss I got at a discount price.

They're a good step up froam the standard Diablo's with more than enough grip on the roads & trackdays for me.

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Old 23-Aug-2009, 11:43 PM
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Maybe try 2ct's...

Still scarred by Mich Pilot Sport tyres I tried a few years ago - terrible tyres - swore I'd never buy Mich again!!
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Old 24-Aug-2009, 01:27 AM
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Maybe try 2ct's...

Still scarred by Mich Pilot Sport tyres I tried a few years ago - terrible tyres - swore I'd never buy Mich again!!

Pilot Sports don't compare. Power 2CTs are superb, but on the balance of things I prefer the Road 2's for the extra mileage and better wet weather grip. They are all you need for a road tyre and nothing leaves my Triumph on the road which, runs Pilot Road 2's.
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Old 24-Aug-2009, 05:41 PM
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anyone got opinions on Avon Viper sports/supersports?
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Old 24-Aug-2009, 06:30 PM
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anyone got opinions on Avon Viper sports/supersports?

Don't really know these so well, 2CT's and Diablo Corsa 3's get my vote!
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Old 25-Aug-2009, 02:09 PM
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Looks like 2CT's or the Road 2's to me.......

Can't believe I'm not buying Pirelli!!
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Old 25-Aug-2009, 03:43 PM
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Couldn't get my hands on 2CT's a few months ago in time. went for BT016's and WOW!! The Diablo III's never inspired me. The 016's have given me a new lease with the bike.


.....but better in YELLOW, or Bloo and now even RED

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Old 25-Aug-2009, 04:09 PM
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2CTs get my vote.

No matter what the conditions they allways look after you.

Cahanged from SuperCorsa Pros which were great in the dry but downright dangerous in the cold and wet.

Suspect Road 2s are plenty good enough for the road, but havnt tried them.
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