Whats the best tyre choice?

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  1. RVFR

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    Ok ok, 2 stokes are bad ass, no taking that away from em.. just plain fun. But to get this thread back on track, here's the one that works for me. Besides having a little cool factor built in. They work great!! Just saying ;)

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    You win a mobius award for going back on topic.
     
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    RVFR, I was looking at your pics on Photobucket. Damned nice bike. What I want my Fifth Gen to look like.

    Back on topic. I still like my tires.
     
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    Whoops...
    These Pilot Powers replaced with Pilot Power 2CT to get harder rubber on center.
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  5. Jeff_Barrett

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    Speaking of RD's ... here's my buddy hamming it up on his!

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  6. RVFR

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    Ok I give, can't hold back any longer Yep RDs are the bomb as in cool fun, miss mine too.

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    That is clean, a photo from 1974? lol
     
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    LOL no this was like 3-4 years ago when I was VFR-less I was playing around with other bikes that might fill the gap. but then a dude offered me twice what I had in it so.......
     
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    Sorry I couldn't resist:

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    Lot of work and coming out very nice.
     
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    Well .... lookee here at what arrived!

    At first inspection, these tires feel really sticky and the camber is much deeper than the PR2's I think.

    Not sure if I should throw them on right away, or wait another week or two before so that I'm only riding on them for a week or two prior to my trip. Thoughts? keep in mind, I could easily put on 2,800 km's prior to my trip if I put them on now. :p

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    Oh happy day!!!!
    It'd be so hard to wait...

    How many km's is your upcoming trip?

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    Roughly about 2,500 km's round trip, not including the riding that I'll be doing when we make base camp there. :)

    I'd guess about 4,500 km's??
     
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    Nice!! I put on about 1480 km's the first day and a half I had my new tires. Easy to do. So maybe if you wait a week, you'd only put that much on as well before your trip. Broke the tires in good.

    If you wait, maybe you could just snuggle with them so they don't get lonely.

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    Haha. Right now, they are snuggling with my '85 VF1000F Interceptor on the bike lift.

    I put on ~140-150 km's every day in my commute, so it adds up quickly. I'm thinking I'll wait until next week end.
     
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    For the money, check out BikeBandit today for BT023's. They aren't bad tires and are incredibly inexpensive with a $50 card to boot. Ordered two rears and a front for $303 this morning not counting the card which I will get with the receipt when it comes.
     
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    I am not a fan of the Dunlop sport Max II D-222's. I think they are garbage.

    Are you speaking of the Bridgestone battleax sport tires? I had the super sport version on my S1000RR and did not really like them. Too peaked and an abrupt turn in.
     
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    There are many different models / profiles in the Battlax series ... which ones did you run?
     
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    I don't remember. They were OEM on my S1000RR
     
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    :Boob2:
    Riding in Turkey is fine. It's the mashed potatoes with gravy which can get you into trouble with the wrong tires....
     
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