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Old 17-08-05, 08:08 PM   #1
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What sort of mileage can I expect from the OEM dunlops on the K4
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About 100k .


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I hope not...I'd like to get some stickier stuff before then
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Old 17-08-05, 08:20 PM   #4
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Why the prob with the OEMs?

I haven't faulted them since scrubbing them in (though U di get them a bit warm with the first 20 miles on the private test track!
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I just find that they feel a bit too "ungrippy"(for lack of a better word) even when warm...and yes I do warm them up before I start riding "properly".
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I just don't find them any worse than the 020 front and rear combo I had before.

The front washes outif I really push hard, the rear steps out on roundabouts if I hit the load handle too early
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I just don't find them any worse than the 020 front and rear combo I had before.

The front washes outif I really push hard, the rear steps out on roundabouts if I hit the load handle too early
...Which is why I am really keen to try the conti road attacks or similar

I just cannot justify spending 170 on tyres when the ones I have on the bike are nowhere near ready to be turfed out the door
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Old 17-08-05, 09:56 PM   #8
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Anywhere between 4k & 7k depending on how you ride, I changed my after 2k because I was sick of having to clean out my underwear
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Old 19-08-05, 03:47 PM   #9
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depends how u ride motorways back roads ride as if you on a track etc

any all year round tyres is better then the ones on the bike

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What sort of mileage can I expect from the OEM dunlops on the K4
Anywhere between 4k & 7k depending on how you ride, I changed my after 2k because I was sick of having to clean out my underwear
didn't you only do 3.5k the whole time you had the bike tho ?


Conti's or Z6's are way to go dude
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