Boing.2nd question...can you mix an 020 front, and z6 rear?
Irn Bru Freak wrote
How about Michelin pilot sports?I got about 4000 miles out the rear, and never had any problems with grip
Metzeler say not to mix the Z6 rear with any other tyre- they claim the front's central tread pattern is designed to clear a drier patch for the rear tyre's slick middle. I know tyre companies are always saying stuff like that, but they seem pretty serious about this one...
I hate 020's for the same reason you mention. Bike i'm picking up tomorrow has a set on, so they'll be going. I'd recommend the Pirelli Diablo Strada's matey. Top notch, plenty of grip for plenty of miles :x
and you're happy with that??? christ! - I thought you were a penniless student!Northwind - Road Attacks are NOT in the same ballpark. I can get around 5K out of a Z6 in summer (ie hard, fast riding). I only managed to get nearly 3K out of a rear Conti-Attack in the middle of winter.
Erm, I thought 4000 miles was good?? What is the longst lasting 'decent grip' tyre then?
Northwind - Road Attacks are NOT in the same ballpark. I can get around 5K out of a Z6 in summer (ie hard, fast riding). I only managed to get nearly 3K out of a rear Conti-Attack in the middle of winter.
Really? Blimey... with the 160/60s we've been seeing roughly the same mileages as you get from a Roadtec. There's not much to choose between Stradas and Roadtecs as far as I've heard- they're both the same carcass and designed by the same people, for the same role. Some reckon the Strada's a little softer, I don't honestly know.
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