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Old 01-24-2014, 12:52 PM   #1
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Michelin Pilot Road 4 Tires Review

I got my hands on a set of the new Michelin Pilot Road 4 Tires. I wrote up a review and my initial impressions on them. They also have a "trail" version for the adventure bikes that never leave the pavement.

Check it out!

http://www.spiritstrike.com/gear/201...t-road-4-tires
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Old 01-24-2014, 05:00 PM   #2
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I was thinking about a trail set for the Vstrom. I think the rear was $175 bucks though.

Trail - $27 more for a softer tire that wears faster huh?
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:48 PM   #3
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I was thinking about a trail set for the Vstrom. I think the rear was $175 bucks though.

Trail - $27 more for a softer tire that wears faster huh?

Pretty sure they make the regular version in your 150 width. I'm thinking of trying it on my GS. and yes, I agree, not much reason for the softer compound except maybe for a track day.


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Old 01-31-2014, 07:52 PM   #4
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Hmmm....I wonder if this means we'll see the PR3's on sale soon....I'd like to snatch a pair up.
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Old 02-01-2014, 12:44 PM   #5
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Very interested to see how these tires perform. Currently running PR3's on my fz6 and I'm very impressed with the amount of grip in the dry and the wet.

Hopefully with the PR4's out, we will see prices for the PR2 and PR3 drop a bit
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Old 02-01-2014, 06:06 PM   #6
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hoping PR3 prices drop soon......
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:57 AM   #7
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Will they still produce PR3's? Seems like they only bring out new tires just so they can raise their prices.
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Old 02-02-2014, 10:52 AM   #8
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Geez I've been running PR2s the whole time the PR3 was out. Heard as much good as I did bad things about the PR3 and never made the switch. Might have to go to a cheaper ST tire for the VFR.
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:45 AM   #9
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Will they still produce PR3's? Seems like they only bring out new tires just so they can raise their prices.
Not sure. I do know you can still get PR2 and PR3 tires though. Something has to get phased out eventually I would think. If I were Michelin I would replace the PR3s with the PR4s and keep the PR2s going. There is a pretty big difference between the PR4 and PR2 tires.
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:49 AM   #10
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I got my hands on a set of the new Michelin Pilot Road 4 Tires. I wrote up a review and my initial impressions on them. They also have a "trail" version for the adventure bikes that never leave the pavement.

Check it out!

http://www.spiritstrike.com/gear/201...t-road-4-tires
OK, what about sport tourers will they fit those





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Old 02-11-2014, 12:05 PM   #11
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I believe they will :)

I've got an FJR as well, but the thought of that bike in gravel.....I don't think I could pick it up by myself either :)

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Old 02-11-2014, 01:09 PM   #12
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Will they still produce PR3's? Seems like they only bring out new tires just so they can raise their prices.
Why go through all the trouble of developing a new tire when it would be much easier to just raise the prices on the old ones?
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Why go through all the trouble of developing a new tire when it would be much easier to just raise the prices on the old ones?
Michelin has been improving tires since its inception many years ago. Thats why they're 2nd to none today, they never stop
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Old 02-12-2014, 03:47 PM   #14
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You can still get pilot road 2's even, I'm on my third set, still love em.
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You can still get pilot road 2's even, I'm on my third set, still love em.

PR2 still not at "clearance" price yet. you can get PR3 for $20 more a pair (180/120). another 20 you can get PR4
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