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Old 26-09-07, 12:06 PM   #1
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Default Michelin Pilot sport vs Michelin pilot road

What's the difference between those 2? Does the sport have more grip than road? Does the road last longer?

There is an offer on Michelin's pilot sports at the moment. 2 pairs for 235 GBP. I am tempting to get them unless they last only few thousands miles? Any got them? What are they like?
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Old 26-09-07, 12:17 PM   #2
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What's the difference between those 2? Does the sport have more grip than road? Does the road last longer?

yes

There is an offer on Michelin's pilot sports at the moment. 2 pairs for 235 GBP. I am tempting to get them unless they last only few thousands miles? Any got them? What are they like?

i got them on me blade........... as to miles?

but i put them on to go to germany 21st july & i have used the bike most weekends including some long rides, the back is now toast


i would guess 3000-4000miles
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Old 26-09-07, 12:21 PM   #3
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3-4k? Bloody heck. I do 10k miles plus every year.
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Old 26-09-07, 01:03 PM   #4
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For that price who cares, get them. They're good tyres. Lasted 4.5k miles on my ZX-6R.
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Old 26-09-07, 02:28 PM   #5
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Check the offer on the Pilot Power and the Pilot Road to see if they are the 2CT variants or just the standard Pilots. The 2CT versions are dual compound and this in the latest Michelin Tyre. The Standard Pilots are the older models (which is why they might be on offer), not that they aren't great tyres, I had them on the 955i Daytona and really liked them but I did find the rear squared off quickly, I then changed it for the 2CT version and found that to be much better in terms of not squaring (sp?)so badly. I didn't see much over 3K in terms of mileage but that isn't unusual for a sports orientated tyre.
I found them to be good tyres and at 235 for 2 pairs sounds like a steal.
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Old 26-09-07, 03:28 PM   #6
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Can you share where you're getting them from at that price. Mine are coming up for replacing. Might be a bit of an investment!
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Old 26-09-07, 05:08 PM   #7
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Can you share where you're getting them from at that price. Mine are coming up for replacing. Might be a bit of an investment!
http://www.busters-accessories.co.uk...cts.asp?id=437

Here u are m8, 240GBP incl postage.

Trip to my local garage 22.50 for fitting and balancing ... and lets rock and roll!
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limited sizes

but they do them for my blade, with the 16" front wheel.............tempted

how much are they normally?
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Old 26-09-07, 05:52 PM   #9
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They don't look like the dual compound ones to me... However, good price for two pairs!
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limited sizes

but they do them for my blade, with the 16" front wheel.............tempted

how much are they normally?
*PEDANTIC MODE ON*

I seem to recall you denying your Blade had a 16" front wheel when I alluded to the subject in the thread you posted about your new purchase?

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