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Humble1200
Montanarolo
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Humble1200

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Join date : 2019-10-10
Age : 53

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PostSubject: I've got some new tyres!   I've got some new tyres! Icon_minitime1Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:11 am

Hi All

After lots of deliberation, I have put a new set of Conti road attack 2s on my GRiSO. They are my first pair of replacement tyres from new and what a difference they make. I thought the original Metzelers where good when new but these are so much better. Great grip, handling, tip in and road comfort.

I cant imagine a better tyre for the bike and I paid £165 the pair delivered. Recommended.

Hope that is of use and happy riding to you all.

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Tanabuso
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Leone

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Join date : 2019-02-17
Age : 43

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PostSubject: Re: I've got some new tyres!   I've got some new tyres! Icon_minitime1Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:32 am

I also recently replaced my Metzelers with the Road Attack. They're on the sporting (vs touring) end of the category (a little more grip and feel in exchange for mileage), and truly fantastic in the corners. Love them!

Availability of Road Attack 2 is currently poor in the US, the rear I received was manufactured in 2018, and I had to install a Road Attack 3 on the front as the 2 was NLA everywhere.

Brief side-note on the subject of installing tires: I can highly recommend the tire changer made by Olmax Motors in Poland, piece of cake with zero scuffs or damage to the wheels.
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lcjohnny
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PostSubject: Re: I've got some new tyres!   I've got some new tyres! Icon_minitime1Mon Jun 07, 2021 12:47 pm

Humble 1200 - what pressures are you running?
I had (much older) road attacks on my SuperDuke (gen1) and I did not like them as much as PilotRoad2.

But then they were OE fitted and apparently OE tyres are not the same compound as aftermarket
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PostSubject: Re: I've got some new tyres!   I've got some new tyres! Icon_minitime1Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:06 am

I've got them around 36 PSI. Feels just right to me but i'm no expert.
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