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Offline DEMBONES

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Re: Michelin Road 5s, mileage and opinions?
« Reply #32 on: May 13, 2019, 12:37:57 AM »
*Originally Posted by Maverick [+]
I will be interested what sort of mileage folks get

The PR4 lasted not much more than 4k

Argh...4K miles just isn't enough for expensive, premium rubber to last!!   :157: :232:

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Re: Michelin Road 5s, mileage and opinions?
« Reply #33 on: May 13, 2019, 01:51:19 PM »
*Originally Posted by DEMBONES [+]
Argh...4K miles just isn't enough for expensive, premium rubber to last!!   :157: :232:

Just remember tire wear, brake wear, clutch wear and MPG are directly related to the riders use and habits.   So one out lying data point does not make a trend or confirmation of a tire’s  life expectancy.

Said more than once:
Some guys use tire and brake wear as a badge of courage. :305:
« Last Edit: May 13, 2019, 01:54:22 PM by Showkey »

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Re: Michelin Road 5s, mileage and opinions?
« Reply #34 on: May 13, 2019, 04:57:31 PM »
If they don’t last more than 4K I’ll not be getting them again.

Very true Showkey, that’s why I asked what mileage people got from other tyres they’ve used.
If someone got 5k from a set of Anakees I’d know they ride “harder” than me.
« Last Edit: May 13, 2019, 05:01:02 PM by Hartley »


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Re: Michelin Road 5s, mileage and opinions?
« Reply #35 on: May 13, 2019, 08:50:53 PM »
I got 6K out of the stockers and 6K out of my first set of 4's.  Not enough for me.  I was hoping 5's would be better.

I got 10K+ out of the Metzeler Tourance (originals) through 3 bikes and several sets each.  It was nice having several bikes that took the same rubber.  They were never bad, till the end, and they howled there whole life.  I had hoped for more out of PR's.  Not sure I'll try the 5's.  Might be time to try the Annakee's? 
Bikes are like women.  What you want and what you think you want change after the first ride.

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Re: Michelin Road 5s, mileage and opinions?
« Reply #36 on: May 20, 2019, 08:59:17 PM »
Got my ROAD 5 TRAILS fitted today. Hunts motorcycles in Manchester at total cost of £279.00
Had PR 4 Trails before these and done 8k miles and still went through MOT without advisory, but back was squaring off and decided to change before the summer begins.

 


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