Michelin Pilot Road 4 Scooter Tires

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by RRocket, Sep 15, 2019.

  1. RRocket

    RRocket Been here awhile

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    My C650GT needs new tires.

    Wondering if anyone uses the Pilot Road 4 Scooter tire?
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  2. kantuckid

    kantuckid Long timer

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    Not made in a Vespa GTS size! 14" & 15" only. Interesting tread design IMO.
    I just looked, no worky for me...
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  3. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    I’ve used PR4 in street bike tires, they’re excellent. Can’t imagine scooter versions any different
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  4. BigBaloo

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    Aye, PR4 in 17" were definitely excellent tyres on my last bike. Scooter ones will be braw.
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  5. RRocket

    RRocket Been here awhile

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    Yea, it's a quality tire.

    Just new for scooters this year which is whyi was wondering if anyone had tried it yet in this application.
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  6. RRocket

    RRocket Been here awhile

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    Yea, I think they're just for maxi scooter sizes so far.
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  7. BigBaloo

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    From what I can see there's only one size front and one size rear which makes me think its a model specific fit, Tmax maybe?
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  8. bicyclenut

    bicyclenut Been here awhile

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    When I had my 650GT I put a set of Michelin Road Pilot 4’s on at just under 13,000 miles as I had run through 2 sets of the OEM Metzelers. I sold the bike at about 18,000 miles but they had at least another 2000-3000 miles on them so they seemed to be lasting better than the OEM tires. I felt the ride and wet weather traction was better than the Metzelers. I know the Road Pilot line is we thought of on motorcycles.
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  9. bikeneil

    bikeneil Been here awhile

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    I just got a set for my Tmax last week, I took it easy for awhile to scuff them in. After that I rode some twisty roads and they seem to handle good, no idea on mileage yet. A friend has a front on a scooter and really likes it.
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  10. RRocket

    RRocket Been here awhile

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    Do they feel "squirmy" when hot? I've read a couple complaints about that...not entirely sure what to make of it.
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  11. The Virginian

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    I totally concur with Village's statement. Darn good tire.
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