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Old 11-18-2012, 07:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Has anyone had these on their scoot? Opinions?

I'm going to need a set next spring I know about the Avons and the Metzlers, I'm just a fan of Perelli tires and was curious of anyone has tried them.

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Old 11-18-2012, 03:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have not heard much about them but Perelli is the parent company to Metzler and the Metzlers are good tires.

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Old 11-18-2012, 04:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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pirelli makes a great tire. they are related to metzeler. i think pirelli actually owns metzeler. they bought metzeler. can't go wrong with either one. i just love my metzeler me880's. great tire.
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm looking to get new tires. Maybe I'll check these out. Otherwise, I'm going with Metzler's.

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I was interested in those tire before I got my Metzler's 880's. I could not fine ones that fit the stock Ace rims.
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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They don't have the stock front Sabre size either. But from my reading I think the 130/70-18 should fit (especially since I don't run a front fender).

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Old 11-18-2012, 09:45 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I put a set of Pirelli Night Dragons on mine last spring. I knew tires made a difference... but had no idea the extent of difference they make. I love them, they seem to stick to the road and I'm not gonna lie but have definitely increased my confidence with turns. I ride rain or shine and these are great in both... just feel like they stick like glue.
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Old 11-19-2012, 01:45 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Been running Pirelli MT66's. Affordable, handle well, and wear really well. 1st. rear tire 15,000 mi. Front has 19,000 mi. still in good shape. Looking at a safe 24,000 out of it. We'll see.

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Old 11-23-2012, 11:20 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I love my night dragons, I feel totally in control of the balance even at low speeds and leaning in for high speed curves is easy but still feels predictable
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