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Haven't used them personnally. I think I read a thread on here or on TT where someone posed the exact question about those tires. As far as I remember, the majority of the replies were along the line of "don't waste your money", and "junk tires". I use Michelin Pilot Powers.:thumbup:
 

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Don't know about the 009 - I had 003s and they were absolute crap. I actually took them off and threw them away before they were even close to worn out because I just couldn't trust them. The front would slide pretty much at random, and I'm slow.

For only $50 more you can get Conti SMs: http://www.americanmototire.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=33_108_113
 

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Supertireguy put together a nice list of tires for your streetard. If I see one more 'which tire for my sm' thread I'm gonna shoot myself. :rant:

AVON
Storm ST - Sport Touring
Viper - Sport
Viper Extreme - Trackday
Distanzia - Street oriented dual-sport

BRIDGESTONE
BT021 - Sport Touring
BT016 - Sport
BT002 - Trackday

CONTINENTAL
Road Attack - Sport Touring
Sport Attack - Sport
Race Attack - Trackday
Contiforce SM - Supermoto

DUNLOP
D220 Sportmax - Sport-Touring (Last forever but my least favorite tire)
Roadsmart - Sport Touring
Qualifier - Sport
Sportmax GP, D209 or D208GP - Trackday

MAXXIS
Presa - ?
Supermaxx - Sport

METZELER
Z6 Roadtec - Sport Touring
M1 Sportec - Sport (Older but good design and only made in 120, 180 and 190 sizes)
M3 Sportec - Sport
Racetec - Trackday

MICHELIN
Pilot Road - Sport Touring
Pilot Road 2 - Sport Touring (Dual compound technology)
Pilot Power - Sport
Pilot Power 2CT - Sport-Trackday (Dual compound)
Pilot Race - Trackday

PIRELLI
Diablo Strada - Sport Touring
Diablo - Sport
Diablo Rosso - Sport (New)
Diablo Corsa III - Sport-Trackday (Dual compound)
SuperCorsa Pro - Trackday
Diablo SuperCorsa - Trackday (New)
 

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Great list. Couple of thoughts since this has been in the back of my mind for a while.

I would do this if I had the knowledge, but I'm a supermoto novice. How about creating a category list for the tires. The categories could include "Grip on Dry Asphalt" "Grip on Wet Asphalt" "Off Road Use" "Longevity/Wear" for instance.
We could then have a 1 to 5 star rating. 1 Star would = Poor 2= Fair 3= Good 4= Very Good 5= Excellent. A final rating could show value for the money based on average price and the other categories.

Oh, and could we add the Pirelli Scorpion Sync?

Any one else's input?
 

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sorry about the which tire post=/ didnt have time to search
 

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no one has said anything about the Goldspeed Tyres.

I'm Thinking of getting a pair for the Intermediates when my current tyres are done with.
 

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Has anyone run Michelin Pilot Road 2's on their SuMo? The rate at which my Husky eats rears, and the pace of the current economy in Southern California is at odds right now and I am thinking of trying them out. I know that my bike isn't as heavy as a sport touring bike, but i'm sure that I can get enough heat in that rear to make it sticky without too much effort. :D

So, who's tired 'em? Am I gonna regret it?

Just for reference, I've run the Dunlop D208's and Metzler M3's on this bike.
 

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Hey Lammy, try the Pirelli diablo strada. I run this thing on my KTM 625 and I love it. I had the Conti's and ate them up in 3000 miles.
 

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grippy street tire!? what do you recomend?

ok so im thinking of converting a bike to a street supermoto, ktm 525, and was wondering what kind of tire is good for good performance and decent life. Im no idiot, and i know when its sticky, it wears out quickly, and when you go with a long life tire you sacrifice some performance...i currently have a pilot power 2 on my gixxer however only maybe 2 days, and 4 hours tops on the tire, i noticed that the (dual compound) edges were beginning to feather a little, im no nikki hayden, but i use the whole tire, and on a supermoto bike i can see running it even harder, so i guess im looking for your opinion here...
 

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i had good luck with Piolot Roads (the normal not the 2 compounds) I didnt like the 2ct's because when in the transition zone and pushing hard its unpredictable
 

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I plan on ordering a set of Goldspeed "cut slicks" ?? for my crf450r in a week or so.
 

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Well they sure aren't giving the goldspeeds away! Holy crap 300 a tire? I will pass. I will be buying Michelin's buy the pair for that!
 
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