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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #20 on: 04 October, 2015, 07:20:33 PM »
*Originally Posted by jm2 [+]
57s no.  My Mk2 had (and still has) Conti - RAs on it from the factory.

PR4 are all well and good for commuting but don't offer performance over earlier variants - which for some sizes are still available.  I'd be looking at PR2s or PR3s for my riding - or even some more continentals but I'm aware they are pricey compared with the competion and don't offer a deal more.
I'm a great fan of PR3s, although they had a tendency for the front tyre to 'scallop', and I got around 7-7,500 miles a ste before replzcing them (there was some life in them but I prefer to err on the safe side). My PR4s are even better,  with no scalloping and the rear tyre is juxt squaring off after approx 8,000 miles, so although more expensive they appear to be more cost effective and are remarkable in the wet. They are the best tyres I've ever had and proved their high speed and cornering ability last September on the many passes and German autobahns.
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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #21 on: 04 October, 2015, 07:48:46 PM »
*Originally Posted by Rev Ken [+]
I'm a great fan of PR3s, although they had a tendency for the front tyre to 'scallop', and I got around 7-7,500 miles a ste before replzcing them (there was some life in them but I prefer to err on the safe side). My PR4s are even better,  with no scalloping and the rear tyre is juxt squaring off after approx 8,000 miles, so although more expensive they appear to be more cost effective and are remarkable in the wet. They are the best tyres I've ever had and proved their high speed and cornering ability last September on the many passes and German autobahns.

Too much communion wine eh Ken, fingers moving faster than the brain :mfrlol:  I suffer from the same after the sun has dropped below the yardarm :028:,

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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #22 on: 04 October, 2015, 08:36:12 PM »
 Holy smoke  :001:

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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #23 on: 04 October, 2015, 08:38:36 PM »
*Originally Posted by Bifferman [+]
Too much communion wine eh Ken, fingers moving faster than the brain :mfrlol:  I suffer from the same after the sun has dropped below the yardarm :028:,

Ageism   :oldie:
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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #24 on: 05 October, 2015, 09:04:50 AM »
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Ageism   :oldie:

Naw mate, Scottish Water or the Redders, anyway I have only just transitioned into middle age so so hopefully heaps of mileage remaining :001:

Andy
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p.s.  You were referring to me I presume and not the Venerable Rev Ken who, by the way, is now well ensconced within 'middle age' but certainly not an :oldie:.
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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #25 on: 05 October, 2015, 10:44:46 AM »
*Originally Posted by Bifferman [+]
Naw mate, Scottish Water or the Redders, anyway I have only just transitioned into middle age so so hopefully heaps of mileage remaining :001:

Andy
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p.s.  You were referring to me I presume and not the Venerable Rev Ken who, by the way, is now well ensconced within 'middle age' but certainly not an :oldie:.

Was Kens Typo error and you spotting it . but now you mention it, I found a road for the pair of you.

Tyres last for ever up there :010:

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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #26 on: 05 October, 2015, 11:36:52 PM »
Oh dear, that a toll bridge, with no return, well for one only maybe.  :122:


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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #27 on: 06 October, 2015, 12:07:45 AM »
Itz juzt that mi keebord kant spel......
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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #28 on: 09 October, 2015, 10:35:47 PM »
on previous bike had PR2 & then PR3. When I've worn out these originals on the CBF MK2 I will get PR4's.
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Re: Can't wait to wear my tyres out.
« Reply #29 on: 12 November, 2015, 09:06:46 PM »
*Originally Posted by Robo [+]
I heard you sold the CBF1000  :261:

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