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Old 17-Aug-2004, 04:57 PM
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748R Tyres

Need some help please...

Have had my 748R for about 6 weeks and the rear tyre is knackered (down the middle - edges are like new!)

I am running on Dragon Evo's F&R but wonder whether there is something out there that is better?

I don't do track days, or at least haven't yet, do about
3-5,000 per annum and am less worried about how they last than how they perform.

Any suggestions out there, and does anyone know some one in the Cambridge area that my imacualte, unmarked Marchesini's can be entrusted to?

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Old 17-Aug-2004, 05:34 PM
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diablo's or diablo corsa if you want more grip.
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Old 17-Aug-2004, 06:30 PM
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I would echo Dickie's choice of Diablo's.

Standard ones work great for me on the road on a 996 and lots of other people have raved about them as well.

Prefer them to Dragon Evo's i've had before (but that was on a st4s, different bike altogether though)
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Old 17-Aug-2004, 06:37 PM
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L3OONY,

Not tried Diablo's yet but I'm running BT012SS's on my 01 748R and they're damn good too.

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Old 17-Aug-2004, 06:41 PM
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I'm with the Diablo camp. Running the standard compounds on my 748 and they're great. Loads of confidence and very predictable.
I switched to a 70 front section and seems to have been a move in the right direction.
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Old 18-Aug-2004, 12:47 AM
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Depends on if you ride in all weathers as to your choice between dragons / corsa's
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Old 18-Aug-2004, 01:01 AM
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diablo's or diablo corsa if you want more grip.



Ditto , did not get on with the BT12ss went with the Corsa's & never looked beck !
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Got to be Diablos



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Old 18-Aug-2004, 05:41 PM
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In the face of such overwhelming support for the Diablo, it looks like that's the way to go...

Next question is which one: - The Diablo or the Corsa?

Have even been on www.pirellidiablo.com and am still unsure



[Edited on 18-8-2004 by L3OONY]
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Old 18-Aug-2004, 05:55 PM
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if you plan to do mostly road work possibly in the wet go for the standard diablo's. if however you are only going out in the dry and plan to chuck in even a couple of trackdays go for the corsa's dont know how good you are but you probably wont exploit the grip of either but the corsa will give you bags more confidence imho.
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