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post #1 of 87 (permalink) Old 05-18-2007, 07:21 AM Thread Starter
 
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Pilot powers threads

Didnt we just talk about how they were the next "big thing"....LMAO Now there like 3 threads about "Help, my powers are bad".

Im sticking to my Dunlops..No issues here.
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post #2 of 87 (permalink) Old 05-18-2007, 07:24 AM
 
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my PPs are awesome! i've seen the light and i will never go back. but you do whatever makes you happy.
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NTS thread wasnt about powers being bad, it was about powers being too good and turning him evil for wanting to carve some serious corners at high lean angles.

PPs are the sh**.

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ya, and DJ's thread was because someone switched her rear tire by mistake. so see, there is nothing to fear here.
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and zx6rrider's thread was about he didn't know what size to get....

no problems with powers, just the titles of the thread don't clarify everything for you.

BTW, I have qualifiers now and powers are going on next. Dunlops suck...

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PP's ar the sh*t! F those Dunslips.
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PP's ar the sh*t! F those Dunslips.
The qualifiers aren't that bad as far as grip, similar to the PPs, they just are wearing so fast. I don't think these will make it 2000 miles where PPs will get you 5000 with the same conditions.

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The qualifiers aren't that bad as far as grip, similar to the PPs, they just are wearing so fast. I don't think these will make it 2000 miles where PPs will get you 5000 with the same conditions.
Really? I thought my Battleaxes were bad at only 4000 miles of life. They must be quite sticky then.
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Yeah my dunlop qualifiers are dying fast already i dont expect to see over 2000 miles with them

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Yeah Qs are decent tires, they just need to work on wear. I loved the PPs on the SV though. They just seemed to love to make the bike corner. The Qs don't have that same feeling of diving in the corner, but they stick well and feel like you can trust em. I was going to get PPs right away, but decided to finish off these because they aren't that bad and I wouldn't be able to sell them for much anyway.

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2ct Ftw.

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2ct Ftw.
These are good tires, but the people that have them I know have worn them out very quickly at the gap. As fast or faster than Qs. I don't feeling like spending that kinda of money when I could get takeoffs and have better grip and wear them out just as fast. I am sticking with plain PPs.

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These are good tires, but the people that have them I know have worn them out very quickly at the gap. As fast or faster than Qs. I don't feeling like spending that kinda of money when I could get takeoffs and have better grip and wear them out just as fast. I am sticking with plain PPs.
When you say takeoffs are you referring to raced tires? Where can you find said tires and whats a decent price to expect to pay? Do I need to check with local racers or what?

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When you say takeoffs are you referring to raced tires? Where can you find said tires and whats a decent price to expect to pay? Do I need to check with local racers or what?

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I know some local wera racers that know where to get em. Usually you look for the rich teams that will change tires at the drop of a hat because they can afford it.

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These are good tires, but the people that have them I know have worn them out very quickly at the gap. As fast or faster than Qs. I don't feeling like spending that kinda of money when I could get takeoffs and have better grip and wear them out just as fast. I am sticking with plain PPs.
Im not that worried about it. I dont put a ton of miles on my bike and $250 aint shi*.

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Pilot Powers are very good, I am running a set on the R1 now, and they have never let me down.
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NTS thread wasnt about powers being bad, it was about powers being too good and turning him evil for wanting to carve some serious corners at high lean angles.

PPs are the sh**.
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and zx6rrider's thread was about he didn't know what size to get....

no problems with powers, just the titles of the thread don't clarify everything for you.

BTW, I have qualifiers now and powers are going on next. Dunlops suck...
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I've had dunlops, and i must confess, pilot powers eat them for lunch.
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OEM qualifiers are not the same as the retail ones. I've slid the OEMs. at 7k, the center of the rear tire is already balding. the front still has another 2k left on it.

which ever brand is on sale at the local shops, will be my next set.

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