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    deal on tyres
    on: Jan 22, 2013, 09.26 pm
    Jan 22, 2013, 09.26 pm
    Hi, Just spoke to a tyre dealer in Northern Ireland and they have a deal on the old Dunlop "Roadsmart" tyres ( they have been superseded by the ll version which promises 10% more life) in our 110/80/19 and 150/70/17 size at £165 stg a set. I have used these previously on a trailie and found them top rate and have a set in waiting for my CT.
    They also showed me a set on Michelin "pilot road 3 Maxitrail" which have been just been launched specifically for our style of bike. Beautiful looking tyre but a tad pricey for me at £230 stg a set. They deliver all over UK and Ireland. you will find them under "the visor shop".
    I am in no way connected with the shop other than a good customer.  :027:

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    Re: deal on tyres
    Reply #1 on: Jan 23, 2013, 05.49 am
    Jan 23, 2013, 05.49 am
    Hi, the website shows them at £185?

    Good find though as i was going to buy some roadsmarts to put on before our June trip to the Alps

    Ian

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    Reply #2 on: Jan 23, 2013, 11.34 am
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    You are indeed correct Scotsy, But he told me at the counter £165 so may'be a phone call is needed to confirm this price. They are pretty good at rotating stock to keep the dates on the side of the tyres as current as possible and seemed keen to offload these Roadsmarts.

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    Re: deal on tyres
    Reply #3 on: Jan 23, 2013, 06.07 pm
    Jan 23, 2013, 06.07 pm
    *Originally Posted by thetrecker [+]
    You are indeed correct Scotsy, But he told me at the counter £165 so may'be a phone call is needed to confirm this price. They are pretty good at rotating stock to keep the dates on the side of the tyres as current as possible and seemed keen to offload these Roadsmarts.

    I've just rang him at 6pm and he says he will sell them for £165 but you;ve got to be quick if you want some as there are only about 6 pairs of them left :031:

    I ordered a pair and paid over the phone for them :305:

    Thanks again for the tip-off  :047:

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    Reply #4 on: Jan 23, 2013, 10.31 pm
    Jan 23, 2013, 10.31 pm
    Glad to be of help Ian, its what a forum is all about for me.
    You will be dropping the CT into bends like a sports bike soon... :821:

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    Reply #5 on: Jan 24, 2013, 05.33 pm
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    Heh guys, great result. That's the kind of tips we need.  :460:

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    Reply #6 on: Jan 24, 2013, 06.06 pm
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    *Originally Posted by thetrecker [+]
    Glad to be of help Ian, its what a forum is all about for me.
    You will be dropping the CT into bends like a sports bike soon... :821:

    Already do mate

    OE. rear tyre lasted about 3,000 miles so now on Pilot Road 2  :305:

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    Reply #7 on: Jan 24, 2013, 06.59 pm
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    Jeez Scotsy, a mate can get 3000 miles from a rear on a ZX10, you must be torturing it :008:

     



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