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Daws


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posted September 20, 2010 02:52 AM        
My tires did the same thing...the stock fronts went twice before the rear. I changed to Roadsmarts once the rear wore out which luckily happened at the same time the second front wore out. I have 7900 miles on the Roadsmart set....front is ready to be changed and the rear has a little more wear to go, but I will change them together. Most of my driving in on the straights with some twistys thrown in. I commute on my '09' every day and I really like these tires.
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SteveWFL


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posted September 20, 2010 09:50 AM        
I've had great luck with the Michelin PR2's.
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Daws


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posted September 20, 2010 10:07 AM        
What Mileage do you get from the Michelin PR2's?
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SteveWFL


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posted September 20, 2010 10:09 AM        
last set I replaced had 8000.

There was still some tread remaining, but I needed that fresh rubber feel of new tires before riding it hard with my litre-leaner and 600 friends at the Tail of the Dragon and the NC/TN/WV/VA mountain roads.
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Hells Dark Lord


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posted September 22, 2010 09:34 AM        
The 2001 Zx12R just went 37k on the odometer and aside from a bearing failure in the rear Marhaseni wheel....NOT THE OEM wheel....the bike just keeps running....

2004 ZX10R has almost 19k miles on it, most of which are track miles....and it still runs as good as the day I bought it...

Both get regular oil changes, but nothing aside from routine maintence.....
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SteveWFL


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posted October 05, 2010 02:40 PM        
Nice! I'm at over 21,000 on the Connie. Haven't even had to tighten a bolt.

I'm thinking about replacing the air filter though
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TedG


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posted October 05, 2010 02:49 PM        
quote:
last set I replaced had 8000.

There was still some tread remaining, but I needed that fresh rubber feel of new tires before riding it hard with my litre-leaner and 600 friends at the Tail of the Dragon and the NC/TN/WV/VA mountain roads.

8000????
Are you kidding me? Mine are gone at 3000 and sometimes less. The centers are okay but the left sides are gone, and the right is not far behind. Usually only get 2000 out of a rear.
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SteveWFL


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posted October 05, 2010 03:07 PM        
quote:
quote:
last set I replaced had 8000.

There was still some tread remaining, but I needed that fresh rubber feel of new tires before riding it hard with my litre-leaner and 600 friends at the Tail of the Dragon and the NC/TN/WV/VA mountain roads.

8000????
Are you kidding me? Mine are gone at 3000 and sometimes less. The centers are okay but the left sides are gone, and the right is not far behind. Usually only get 2000 out of a rear.


a lot of my miles were back and forth from NC to FL to a trillion other states to get the meet points for rides. middles shot.

I've done right at 22,000 miles since Feb.
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Silver Hawk


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posted October 06, 2010 05:51 PM        
"What Mileage do you get from the Michelin PR2's"...8K sounds about right...but they have to be the PR2's...but ya got to make sure the tire pressure is perfect..
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SteveWFL


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posted October 27, 2010 02:36 PM        
I'm getting around 7-8K a set and could go further but I like the feel and stickiness of "fresh" tires.

thats a mixture of straights and twisties. for example, I go 750 miles on freeway sometime just to GET to the meet spot for a ride
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SteveWFL


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posted October 27, 2010 02:37 PM        
quote:
I'm getting around 7-8K a set and could go further but I like the feel and stickiness of "fresh" tires.

thats a mixture of straights and twisties. for example, I go 750 miles on freeway sometime just to GET to the meet spot for a ride


Update: over 23,000 flawless miles on my bike.
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