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which tire Should i go for a tire with more grip or tire with better mileage?


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Metzler sportech m7 rr $230 more grip

Michelin pilot road 4 $305 more mlies



no track ...not yet, mostly commuting or rideing for fun, live in nyc in the city with long trips here and there
 

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That is like asking if one would like a banana or a peach.

They are so vastly different there is no comparison.
 

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i guess i shouldve asked should i go with a sport tire and get more grip or go with a sport touring tire and get better milege

but im sure you understood what i was getting at :coocoo
 

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i guess i shouldve asked should i go with a sport tire and get more grip or go with a sport touring tire and get better milege

but im sure you understood what i was getting at :coocoo
I did........

but you left out every important detail that there simply is/was no way to answer other than be a smartass
 

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Go with the touring tire. I imagine with the type of riding you described, you got some pretty good chicken strips. Haha. A more grippy tire is going to wear so much faster and in the long run cost you a lot more money. You might be talking about like 5000+ mile difference in these two tires.

When you start going to track or doing canyon rides upstate, then you should start seeking out a sportier tire like the Metzler
 

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Go with the touring tire. I imagine with the type of riding you described, you got some pretty good chicken strips. Haha. A more grippy tire is going to wear so much faster and in the long run cost you a lot more money. You might be talking about like 5000+ mile difference in these two tires.

When you start going to track or doing canyon rides upstate, then you should start seeking out a sportier tire like the Metzler
Last October I was at a bike shop in NYC for the Dainese custom measure deal. There were probably 25 bikes out front and half were sport bikes. Saw only one bike that had less than 1 inch chicken strips. Must be heartbreaking to own a bike in that town.

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When you start going to track or doing canyon rides upstate, then you should start seeking out a sportier tire like the Dunlop Q3 or Bridgestone S20
fixed :D
 

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No TDs, riding in cold wet conditions, with lots of paint strips, manhole covers and metal plates, the obvious choice would be the PR4.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV0q0loVxsA

The T30, Angel GT, Dunlop Roadsmart are good choices as well.

If TDs are anticipated, and riding in the rain was anticipated, the M7RR and the PR3 would be decent choices.




Just my opinion.
 

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Man, they're coming out of the woodwork. I'm afraid Rivers is going to have an aneurism.

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lol


You know that saying

You can't fix stupid but you can euthanize it... I can see numerous people need euthanization

or maybe that isn't an actual saying, but it should be....
 

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I am not sure sitting on a hard stool for anything less than a week without food and water would teach some of these people anything..
easier to just euthanize, cheaper too
 

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Last October I was at a bike shop in NYC for the Dainese custom measure deal. There were probably 25 bikes out front and half were sport bikes. Saw only one bike that had less than 1 inch chicken strips. Must be heartbreaking to own a bike in that town.

jimundascores
lol Indiana is the same way, only fun we have is interstate on and off ramps or round-a-bouts , and they are slick as hell. Unless you go to southern Indiana.
 

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So glad you're back riverszzr.
Should I just accept this at face value......or do I dare venture in to ask why?

Well looking at my naughty and nice list of ZX6R members........you are on the nice....so you must have listened to something I said at some point and not been a fucking retard like the naughty list....
 

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Ive used both tyres, m7 on my trackbike and pr4 on road bike. I'd reccomend the pr3 over the 4 anyday, the pr4 is a decent tyre but it was made of a harder rubber than the 3 for more mileage however the tyre lets go much easier than the 3 which has more grip. I have since went back to the 3 and on my 3rd pair... 10k miles out a rear on an sv650 :)
 
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