Pilot Road 3s on a sportbike. Feedback?

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by espacef1fan, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

    Jul 11, 2008
    Just to add what I have experienced.

    Had to get new rubber early last year and the 2 sizes of PR3s I needed weren't available yet.

    So the K100RS got Michelin PR2 and the R1100S Power Pilot 2CT.

    As a direct comparison- the PR2 feel good as all around ST tires. Jumping onto the R bike- the PP tires feel like they roll (transition) from left to right turns (or the opposite) much easier. They feel more round from side to side.

    Maybe that is just how they were designed? :deal
  2. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

    Aug 6, 2009

    I went from 2CT to PP to PR2 on my Speed Triple, the 2CT/PP are basically the same shape, the PR2s have a more rounded profile, so they are a little more resistant to changes in angle. They are also more consistent when changing line mid corner, the PPs kind of flop into a new lean, the PR2s are a bit more controlled about it.

    Its a profile thing between a hypersport (damn near DOT track) tire and a Road Tire.