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post #31 of 31 Old 04-18-2017, 04:53 PM
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Q3+ per the tire thread
I haven't tried the Q3s (they're not available in the UK... and probably won't be for a while), but I always raced on Dunlops. Not the out-and-out grip of some others I've tried, but they'll just about give you a written letter and three phone calls notice before they begin to slide. When they do, it's really nicely controllable, even when they're fragged. They've never been favourites in the wet though.

I'd really recommend getting the wheels balanced. Just because one wheel didn't seem that bad on one circuit, on one tyre, on one bike...

I've felt the difference when weights have come off and other times it's made no odds. However, I do prefer having one less vibration or thing to worry about when I'm trying to go all mushroom cloud around a circuit.

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