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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #120 on: May 28, 2020, 08:16:17 AM
*Originally Posted by Cazzy_R [+]
Maybe you should consider converting to the dark side?
BF Goodrich Grabber? 😁

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #121 on: May 28, 2020, 12:34:38 PM
*Originally Posted by Cazzy_R [+]
Maybe you should consider converting to the dark side?
BF Goodrich Grabber? 😁


Funny funny... hahaha


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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #122 on: May 28, 2020, 02:15:06 PM
*Originally Posted by cjskinner [+]
The wear bar on the middle is flat with the tire!

Moving to the sides I still got plenty.


I havent touched the extremity of the tire yet but Im getting close. I found 2 highway exit I can practice there lol


So that line isnt a warning or something like that? I was planning to keep the tire for a part of June
No, that line isn't a warning that I know of but when you see the steel cords coming through...THAT'S a warning.

Even though you're touching a tread wear marker I would have no problems riding on that tire for another month. The sides look brand new.

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #123 on: May 28, 2020, 02:21:22 PM
*Originally Posted by zed9 [+]
No, that line isn't a warning that I know of but when you see the steel cords coming through...THAT'S a warning.

Even though you're touching a tread wear marker I would have no problems riding on that tire for another month. The sides look brand new.

Thanks for reminding me my sides are new  :( haha
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #124 on: May 28, 2020, 02:57:28 PM
*Originally Posted by cjskinner [+]
Thanks for reminding me my sides are new  :( haha


Go find an empty space and practice knee down on both sides until they catch up with the middle lol.
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #125 on: May 28, 2020, 04:13:54 PM
*Originally Posted by cjskinner [+]
Thanks for reminding me my sides are new  :( haha
I hate to say it but I think you need to move to where there are some winding roads. I used to think I had it bad because I was forty five minutes away...until I rode through the mid-west. 😬

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #126 on: May 28, 2020, 05:04:27 PM
*Originally Posted by zed9 [+]
I hate to say it but I think you need to move to where there are some winding roads. I used to think I had it bad because I was forty five minutes away...until I rode through the mid-west. 😬

In the early days of the forum someone posted up pics of his Z9 on the back of his pick-up. Drove it 9 hours to get to some corners!
It's always stuck in my mind as I just take corners and elevation changes for granted. Got rain, cold and dark winters too mind to add balance.
Where is closest to 365 biking Nirvana?
I suppose everywhere had it downsides.
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #127 on: May 28, 2020, 05:18:05 PM
*Originally Posted by zed9 [+]
I hate to say it but I think you need to move to where there are some winding roads.

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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #128 on: May 28, 2020, 05:35:13 PM
Only close place is the white mountains and dont worry my sides were burnt with all my camping luggage on the bikes.

Im getting close the Michelin logo like Rob said when I take an highway exit lol Im not that bad :D
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Re: Michelin Pilot Road 5's
Reply #129 on: June 08, 2020, 09:53:08 AM
Hi folks,

Just changed from the Stock rubber to Michelin Road 5s and have done about 250kms on it so far. Its a world of difference between the stock tyres and the Road 5s. Will keep you update on how these pan out as the distances increase.

Cheers!
Krish