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View Poll Results: Which Tire is Best
Michelin Pilot Power 2CT 10 29.41%
Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S-20 7 20.59%
Metzeler Sportec M3 Supersport 2 5.88%
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 3 8.82%
Dunlop Q2 12 35.29%
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post #826 of 833 Old 04-19-2016, 05:19 PM
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Pirelli or Dunlops hands down.


Bridgestone RS10's are amazing so far.

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Is anyone local to the Florida, Palm beach area? I have a set of new rain tires and track tires I am trying to get to someone that will use them for track?
DUNLOP KR393 REAR 190/5517
DUNLOP KR222 FRONT 120/70-17

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Anyone with any real experience with the Metzelers?
The company seems to be making a comeback again with reliable tires.


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Am fitting a set of Michelin power rs to my bike this week so will give a review on here after a couple weeks riding with them.


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The two that I like are the Dunlop Sportmax Q3 (now the Q3+ but haven't tired those yet) and the Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa.

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On the tire subject: My ZX6R comes with Battlax S20 (not the evo). Are those good street tires, are they grippy? How many miles should I expect out of them? Are the S21s better?
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On the tire subject: My ZX6R comes with Battlax S20 (not the evo). Are those good street tires, are they grippy? How many miles should I expect out of them? Are the S21s better?
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Those are a spec tire that come OE........totally different than the S20 you would buy at joe's garage or the internet

S21 has slightly flatter profile and seems to last a bit longer, but "better" is relative.........

Someone previous asked about the Metzelers........ They have had the best touring tire on the market hands down since the 80's
The rest of their line up is decent........ the M7rr and Roadtec 01 are definitely a step up from the M3/M5 and their previous sport touring offerings
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What tyres would be a good choice for my '08 ZX6-R ?



I do mostly motor-way mileage, but also like the twisties too on a weekend (when i can get out).



Suggestions please



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SIMPLE! Get these...
https://www.amazon.com/Pirelli-Angel.../dp/B0035UFN22


OR LIVE WITH THIS...




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