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Tyres and Wheels / Re: Tyres and holes
« Last post by zed9 on Today at 04:05:29 PM »
*Originally Posted by RobZ900 [+]
After a fair bit of thought, I went with the Road 5’s. Couldn’t be happier with them. There is still that curious part of me that wouldn’t mind giving the road attack 3’s a go. With that said, if you’re some sort of sadist :745: determined to come to the same conclusion as everyone else but all by yourself, or like me you’re a miser and want your money’s worth out of them, you could pump some bike seal into it as I commented on your video. Short of a blowout, that stuff will get the tyre to the end of its life regardless of what might go through it.
I kept going back and forth about the tires mentioned and settled on the Conti RA3. I couldn't be happier either.
I can't speak about the others because I haven't tried them but I'm so happy about the RA3 I seriously doubt I'll buy any other. Only the mileage will determine my next pair....which none of us yet have worn out a set of our new tires yet as far as I know.

One thing is true, whichever tires we have bought, either the Michelins or the Contis, we are all equally happy.
That's a good thing.  :821:
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Z900 - Main Chat board / Re: "The Workshop" has bought a Z900!
« Last post by zed9 on Today at 03:57:26 PM »
*Originally Posted by Scim77 [+]
Regarding the sidestand criticism on your second video, may I suggest that you try locating the stand tag by using your HEEL, and not fishing behind the stand trying to find the pad with your toe. It worked for me. Give it a try.  :169:
I had a bike that was worse. I took a short piece of 1/4 inch fuel line and placed it over the tang which extended it out a little bit. Problem solved.
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Items for Sale / Re: Givi A4118 smoke windshield
« Last post by zdeck900 on Today at 03:24:53 PM »
here you go...



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Tyres and Wheels / Re: Tyres and holes
« Last post by zdeck900 on Today at 03:07:24 PM »
I also  got  a nail on the oem tire at 1200 miles, at first I was mad to be buying new tires so soon but now I'm glad I changed my tire to the PR5.  It definitely a night and day difference.  I had PR3 and Pr4 on my other bike and they all perform well. 
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Z900 - Main Chat board / Re: "The Workshop" has bought a Z900!
« Last post by Scim77 on Today at 12:44:56 PM »
Regarding the sidestand criticism on your second video, may I suggest that you try locating the stand tag by using your HEEL, and not fishing behind the stand trying to find the pad with your toe. It worked for me. Give it a try.  :169:
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Tyres and Wheels / Re: Tyres and holes
« Last post by RobZ900 on Today at 09:36:52 AM »
After a fair bit of thought, I went with the Road 5’s. Couldn’t be happier with them. There is still that curious part of me that wouldn’t mind giving the road attack 3’s a go. With that said, if you’re some sort of sadist :745: determined to come to the same conclusion as everyone else but all by yourself, or like me you’re a miser and want your money’s worth out of them, you could pump some bike seal into it as I commented on your video. Short of a blowout, that stuff will get the tyre to the end of its life regardless of what might go through it.
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Tyres and Wheels / Re: Tyres and holes
« Last post by zeta on Today at 09:20:55 AM »
*Originally Posted by Scim77 [+]
Matt. Its a blessing in disguise - the sooner you bin those D214 Dunlops the better. They are diabolical. Do a forum "search" on 'tyres' or any of the makes that zed9 mentioned and you will soon be fully up to speed on Forum opinions.
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*Originally Posted by Scim77 [+]
Hi Rob.  I used Universal 10 watt CREE  LED  spotlights in aluminium casings.  They are neat, very bright and easily seen, although I have to aim them a bit low to avoid dazzling oncoming traffic. Ideally it is better to fit FOG lamps, with a wider flat-top beam but I could not find affordable ones at the time.  I bought my cheaper spots from Alchemy Parts, item no. 6868 at £55 for the pair and fitted them using clamps from SW Motech.
p.s.  regarding the crash bar weight oddity, I suspect that SW Motech have got the decimal point in the wrong place and that they are quoting 3.62 kg as the total shipping weight, including packaging.

Think you might be right, I just saw 36.2kg and nearly sh#t myself lol. Thanks for that, I’ll have a look at the spot lights. Going to put brighter bulbs in the bike at the end of the month, along with an led bulb in the sidelight. Now that the winter is starting to set in, its dark when I leave for work and more often than not, dark when I ride home. Coupled with rain, mist and fog, the stock bulbs just aren’t enough for me. I think those together with some spot lights should sort the issue, plus it’ll make me more visible to car drivers which is never a bad thing!
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Tyres and Wheels / Re: Tyres and holes
« Last post by Scim77 on Today at 08:22:06 AM »
Matt. Its a blessing in disguise - the sooner you bin those D214 Dunlops the better. They are diabolical. Do a forum "search" on 'tyres' or any of the makes that zed9 mentioned and you will soon be fully up to speed on Forum opinions.
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Tyres and Wheels / Pirelli Angel GT
« Last post by zeta on Today at 05:43:15 AM »
Does anyone have Pirelli Angel GT tyres, how are they? I currently have Michelin Road 5s with plenty of life left and they are excellent tyres, but you always wonder if the grass could be even greener somewhere else  :001:
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