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Old 13-03-06, 03:00 AM   #11
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what luck! my rear tire is getting close to being done. its squared off as well but im going to have to live with that as i commute with mine as well.

so this Z6 will work well in the corners too? i don't take it too fast but i woudn't want a tire that can't handle anything or that feels bad.

anyone know a good source inside the US for tires at a discount? i know virtually nothing about motorcycle tires, but i always get my car tires from tirerack.com. is there such a place like that for motorcycle tires?

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Old 13-03-06, 01:35 PM   #12
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what luck! my rear tire is getting close to being done. its squared off as well but im going to have to live with that as i commute with mine as well.

so this Z6 will work well in the corners too? i don't take it too fast but i woudn't want a tire that can't handle anything or that feels bad.

anyone know a good source inside the US for tires at a discount? i know virtually nothing about motorcycle tires, but i always get my car tires from tirerack.com. is there such a place like that for motorcycle tires?

thanks
Make more sense to post this on a US site yes?
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Old 13-03-06, 01:49 PM   #13
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so this Z6 will work well in the corners too?
Yes. According to all reports, good enough for most mortals .


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Old 13-03-06, 01:52 PM   #14
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ewww i hated the z6's i really could not get on with them.

pilot powers no your talking. currently running dialbos which are very nice
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Old 13-03-06, 01:59 PM   #15
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ewww i hated the z6's i really could not get on with them.
What's not to get on with?

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pilot powers no your talking.
Have you had PPs on your SV?

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Again, a good tyre according to all reports.


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Old 13-03-06, 11:59 PM   #16
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Make more sense to post this on a US site yes?
show me an american SV site and ill be sure to leave yall alone. so far sportbikes.net has been a waste for any info i need.
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Old 14-03-06, 12:08 AM   #17
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Here ya go, our friends in the States:

http://forum.svrider.com/index.php?board=2.0


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Old 14-03-06, 12:45 AM   #18
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sweet. thanks. for whatever reason google doesnt want to work to well for me when trying to find message boards.
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Old 05-04-06, 04:50 AM   #19
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Well, I now have over 1,000 miles on the Z6's. Must say I do like them, though the weather isn't helping me in testing them thoroughly.

They do drop into corners nicely and feel a little more responsive than the D220's. (Remember I did say that I warm tyres a lot first - 20 miles motorway normally does the job)

At 186 for the pair fitted I wasn't too shocked, just hope they last the required 8,500 miles. So long as Metz continue making them I should be able to hold on to the front a little longer!
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Old 05-08-06, 11:05 PM   #20
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I now have 5,000 miles on the Z6s I had put on in March.

I must say my confidence in them is waning. The rear is squaring off and I think I will be lucky to get 8,500 out of it (which is how long the D220 lasted) However I also don't seem to have the grip I expected. Put it down on a sharp right hander and it feels like it is right on the edge, however if I back off then even cars catch up - it just doesn't feel right.

Depending on how the front looks at 8,500 I might change to Pilot Powers, if the front looks OK at 8,500 then I may just have to live with the idea that I pootle around sharp corners!
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