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Avon Storms on K1200R

Once I burned up the "dangerous in the twisties" Pilot Roads that came on the bike, I've been using M3's on my K1200R. For me, a great tire for twistie riding which is mostly, by far what I ride since I live in twisties. They don't last long though...duh.

Since I plan to do more distance riding to other twisties this year, I was thinking about Storms for the K bike. I have used them on my brand X twistie bikes with great results. Best cornering S/T tire I've ever ridden. As advertised I think the Avon Storms contact patch does remain large when leaned over all the way. I have yet to slide one and they turn in reasonably quick.

So, does anyone else have them on a K1200R or S? If so, whaddya think??

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Once I burned up the "dangerous in the twisties" Pilot Roads that came on the bike, I've been using M3's on my K1200R. For me, a great tire for twistie riding which is mostly, by far what I ride since I live in twisties. They don't last long though...duh.

Since I plan to do more distance riding to other twisties this year, I was thinking about Storms for the K bike. I have used them on my brand X twistie bikes with great results. Best cornering S/T tire I've ever ridden. As advertised I think the Avon Storms contact patch does remain large when leaned over all the way. I have yet to slide one and they turn in reasonably quick.

So, does anyone else have them on a K1200R or S? If so, whaddya think??

Thanks,

Bent....
They've been excellent on the GT even making a terrific track day tire. I currently have over 9k miles and they look good for another 3 - 5k.

Great cornering, excellent stability and wet weather traction. I paid $300 F & R, installed and balanced last season. I'll be going there again this year.

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I had them on my 2004 KGT and loved them! I think i got about 3500 miles from them. More about my right wrist than the tire's ability to last.

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