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    I'm Beginning to Think About Maybe Considering New Tires


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    The Pilot Road 3's I'm putting on look like this.

    small pr3.jpg

    Those little dots will show tread wear in the middle of the tire and hopefully will indicate when I should change them for new ones.
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    I had 2 sets of Z6's do that, running Michelin Pilots now.
    Dunlop sportmax also worked well when the last Z6 left me stranded.
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    Anakee 3's. Loved Anakee 2' but the the 3's are better. Front has an excellent feel. Only got 300 miles on the rear and so far so good. (all on twisties and out to the edge good)


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    Quote Originally Posted by chewbacca View Post
    Anakee 3's. Loved Anakee 2' but the the 3's are better. Front has an excellent feel. Only got 300 miles on the rear and so far so good. (all on twisties and out to the edge good)


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    So you're only beginning to maybe think about new tires?

    I'd probably be down to maybe by now.............Rod.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rod Sheridan View Post
    So you're only beginning to maybe think about new tires?

    I'd probably be down to maybe by now.............Rod.
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    Ever since I had a tire that looked like your pic, and wondered "what's that white line" on the tire, I always change early. I ran my finger over that "white line" and it came back red. Steel chords hurt.
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    Tire still holds air, right?

    Maybe start looking around for styles and prices. No rush.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sibud View Post
    The Pilot Road 3's I'm putting on look like this.

    small pr3.jpg

    Those little dots will show tread wear in the middle of the tire and hopefully will indicate when I should change them for new ones.
    There are wear bars too. I just hit them this week. 12,200 miles on them. That's the best I've done on any bike.
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    There's still plenty of rubber left on that tire, Rockbottom. You just have to keep turning and you will get lots more miles out of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by na1g View Post
    There's still plenty of rubber left on that tire, Rockbottom. You just have to keep turning and you will get lots more miles out of it.

    pete
    I like the way you think. I might follow suite if I ever take up thinking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockbottom View Post
    I like the way you think. I might follow suite if I ever take up thinking.
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    I'm at 10k on my PR3s and I want to change them, but alas there is still some tread left. I've had these Angel GTs sitting around from their promotion for a while now and I want them to go on! 1st world problems, eh?
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