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post #21 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-15-2010, 02:22 PM
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I got a call from a friend last night, he has had a set of pilot pure for a few weeks now and says they are the best tyre he has had. He is even happy with the wear rate so far. I am 95% sure I will get a set next time I need tyres.
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Went for a 100 mile ride with the new Power Pures today.....scuffed them in a bit for about 25 miles Friday night, and had a short rain ride then as well (not on purpose). Felt good then, and rain grip was confidence inspiring...

Today I got to push a little more. Handling is superb with light feeling when tipping into a turn or picking up to flick the other way. Edge grip was very stable and secure....

Will have to get up into the mountains for a more in depth trial, but I am very pleased with my decision at this point.

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I've put about 300 miles on mine already and they are amazing! I opted for the 190/55 and the turn in improved more than what I expected. In addition, once in the corner the bike holds trajectory better than with the Pirellis; I assume this is due to what is proving to be quite a sticky compound.
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post #24 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-18-2010, 07:28 PM
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Turns out that the pures are back ordered for 30 days in Cali, so I am slapping on Bridgestone's 003's RS tomorrow instead..any feedback on these hoops?
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post #25 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-18-2010, 10:48 PM
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Originally Posted by seaeagle46 View Post
Just had a set of Road 2's put on , big fan of the Michelin's
Interested in your feedback on those, Seaeagle46.

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Carefull with those on a Brutale, should go for 2ct's at least.
Why do you say this, please elaborate. Tks.

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post #26 of 26 (permalink) Old 05-18-2010, 10:56 PM
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The Road 2's are just fine for 95% of us. I have a couple of buddies who run them on their BMW sport tourers (Boxer Cup Rep and K1200S) and they rail around the corners at a clip serious enough to embarrass most guys on dedicated sport bikes. They have a different profile, and therefore have a little different feel, but there's not a grip issue with those tires.
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