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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Jun 23rd, 2014, 7:56 am Thread Starter
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Michelin Pilot Road 4's

Just got a set of these a couple of weeks ago on my K1200GT to replace my usual choice of PR3's - I do high mileage (20,000 miles a year on average) and mostly motorway, in all weathers and all year round so they will be getting a thorough road test in real world conditions (I'll keep you posted).

I was getting a distinctive wear pattern on the front of my PR3's best described as "scalloping" which was meaning that I was always replacing them in pairs (rather than 2 rears to a front as with previous bikes and tyres). My fitter explained that Michelin have had a lot of complaints about this very issue causing them to upgrade the PR3's with 2 new strips either side of the centre tread of the front tyre to help with this issue. The rear remains largely unchanged other than a slightly different tread pattern.

Let's see if it works....
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Jun 26th, 2014, 9:23 pm
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runn'n the p4's on my gs and they are awesome and you'll get 10-k plus milage even with aggressive riding ..maybe not so much on the gt cause its a pig but for the gs they grip in the twisties aswell..great tyre

i've spent most my money on bike's boat's and broad's the rest i've wasted..
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