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Offline Manxter

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Re: original scorpians
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2019, 03:02:18 PM »
What tyres do the Aussie guys prefer? As the temperature gets a bit warmer down here.
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Offline Slaine

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Re: original scorpians
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2019, 04:55:40 PM »
*Originally Posted by Ben [+]
All booked in to be fitted on 9th April.

I did get 6 500 with the rear not too bad, but the front sides are quite worn.

Looking forward to the Metzlers giving me more confidence

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How are you getting on with them?

Offline Ben

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Re: original scorpians
« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2019, 07:00:41 PM »
fantastic tyres, it's like a totally different bike, very solid on cornering.

Seems the Scorpions were not too good in comparison.

If I knew they would actually be this different, I would have changed them as soon as I got the bike.

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Offline Slaine

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Re: original scorpians
« Reply #13 on: May 30, 2019, 08:18:47 PM »
They are a revelation.  I junked my Scorpions within 800 miles. They were dangerous in the wet imo.

Glad that you're getting on well with them.

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Re: original scorpians
« Reply #14 on: May 30, 2019, 08:29:57 PM »
*Originally Posted by Ben [+]
fantastic tyres, it's like a totally different bike, very solid on cornering.

Seems the Scorpions were not too good in comparison.

If I knew they would actually be this different, I would have changed them as soon as I got the bike.

 :005:
they are good. On my fourth rear.
1 VFR simply isnt enough! Crossrunner for commuting, VFR1200F for summer fun.

 


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