Pirelli scorpion rally STR

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by modestmuscle, Jul 20, 2017.

  1. scfrank

    scfrank Old farts riding club. Supporter

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    You got your money’s worth out of that one.
  2. AdamChandler

    AdamChandler Ascending n00b

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    What PSI are you guys running with this tire to get the most miles out of it? bike has about 180 pounds of crap on it for my trip and I'm on it as well. lots of load, don't want to under-inflate, mostly highway.
  3. modestmuscle

    modestmuscle Been here awhile Supporter

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    I haven't been on here much so I've missed a few valid questions.

    The best milage I've had so far was with the front at 33psi and the rear at 41.. I have tried much less, and just a little more pressures, but keep going back to 33 and 41.

    Hope that helps.

    I've gone through six or seven rear tires and four fronts thus far.

    I would be up to eight or nine rears, but tried the Mitas E-07 plus for a few thousand miles.

    Keep going back to the Pirelli

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  4. LAFS

    LAFS Long timer

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    So what is the mileage you are getting? Seems you have run enough of them to give us a good idea of what we may expect.
  5. RobLS

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    Was about to order a Mitas e07+ but the place that had them cheaper were out til end of August. Being that my tkc80 is nearly gone, I couldn’t wait that long.
    I am now waiting on delivery of the STR. The other tire I’ve been wanting to try. It helped that it was also healer than the last ttime me I checked.
    Can’t wait to feel it.
  6. RobLS

    RobLS The Navigator

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    Just got this today.

    Can’t wait to get it on the wheel.

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  7. RobLS

    RobLS The Navigator

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    Tested her on the asphalt and dirt today. This one may have some potential.

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  8. Boxerbreath

    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    FYI:
    Though the Pirelli website does not show any Promos, I did download a $50 rebate form:
    Rebate Details
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  9. modestmuscle

    modestmuscle Been here awhile Supporter

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    Rear tire, as little as two thousand miles, and as much as four thousand five hundred

    Front tire, averages about five to six thousand miles.

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  10. Boxerbreath

    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    Ditto
  11. Pch123

    Pch123 Bar Crossings

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    REar average is about 11000 to 12000 km
    Front av 18000 km
  12. Phil8dirt

    Phil8dirt '17 BMW R1200GSA

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    Modestmuscle, I've read your posts on the E-07+ on another thread. Have you gone back to the Rally STR as your preferred from the E-07+?
  13. modestmuscle

    modestmuscle Been here awhile Supporter

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    Yes, I keep going back to the STR. But I have changed them back and forth multiple times when I do HEAVY off road. I have a tire station and it takes me less than a half hour to change front and rear, from STR to E-07.

    My ride to work five days a week is on some pretty twisty roads that have been chip-sealed over and over. The road kills tires, and I have "the heaviest wrist on the planet"..

    I was burning through E-07 way to fast.

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  14. Phil8dirt

    Phil8dirt '17 BMW R1200GSA

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    Thanks, I'm replacing original A-III's and will select either the STR or E-07+. I have enough info, just need to make the decision now.
  15. Boxerbreath

    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    Either will be better than the Anakees. If your more street orientated, you'll be surprised and pleased with the STR performance.
    Pirelli has a $50 rebate going on thru the end of August...

  16. Bill929

    Bill929 Adventurer

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    I recently switched from the Anakee IIIs to the Pirelli STRs. Couldn't be happier. The Pirellis don't howl like the Anakees and their gravel performance (even two up with a grade) is outstanding. The perfect tire for my Blue Ridge country road and gravel rides...
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  17. James Adams

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    I just ordered a set to put on the big VFR for CADVR.

    Unless I'm missing something, they're dirt cheap at Revzilla (and Cycle Gear) but pretty expensive or simply unavailable everywhere else. A set of 110/80R19 and 150/70R17 was just $215 with free shipping. Even without the $50 rebate, the whole set from Revzilla is less than a single rear tire anywhere else.
  18. trapperj

    trapperj Been here awhile Supporter

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    Deal @ Rev Zilla ..(thanks to James Adams!) if you’ve thought about giving the STRs a try....now is the time. I figured it was a misprint or a mistake. I’ve paid more for the rear than the set....... servral Times! Better hurry before they are gone!
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  19. Oeths

    Oeths Been here awhile

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    The rear tyre after 10,000 km.
    Riding in tropical condition.
    Hot and humid through out the year, average temp 30-35C

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  20. speedkelly

    speedkelly Been here awhile

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    These tires are on sale at Revzilla for
    Just brought a set. Good deal, just filling out the Pirelli rebates form too!
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