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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 2007, 4:08 pm Thread Starter
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Tires for wet pavement K12GT 04

Any opinions on the best tire for wet pavement?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 2007, 8:58 pm
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have you seen the new michelin pilot road dual compound?
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 2007, 11:07 pm
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Everybody will have their own opinion but my 04KGT had the sportbikes slowing down in corners after a rain for fear of them sheding some plastic on the pavement.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 5th, 2007, 9:59 am
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I have had great luck with the Metzler Z6's. I have also used the new Avon Storms, felt great in the wet also.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 5th, 2007, 10:08 am
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I've had real good luck so far with the Conti Road Attacks. This past Monday my buddy and I hit a downpour riding back from the western NC mountains on highway 40. We were in it for about 45 minutes pulling Uni-Go trailers and never missed a beat, 80 mph and no problems. It's not that I intentionally run that fast in the rain. I look down at the speedo and there it is. I'm comfortable and so is the bike. I do slow when it puddles though. I love these tires Dry grip is fantastic too. And yes I do have a buddy..............................one.

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Tire threads are funny.....by the end, practically all possibilities are suggested.

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