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That the Dunlops that the bike came with new were so inferior to the Pirellis I just put on I wouldn've had the dealership change them BEFORE I took delivery. Wow. It's almost a different bike!
 

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I have run Dunlops, Pirellis and Metzlers. No matter the brand, new rubber always make the bike way better. That said, I consider Pirelli only about 10% better than a Dunlop due to hairline carcass cracking in under two years and marginally better wear.

That is why all our bikes run ME880 or Bridgestone Exedra MAX series - two bullet proof, long running designs.
 

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I have run Dunlops, Pirellis and Metzlers. No matter the brand, new rubber always make the bike way better. That said, I consider Pirelli only about 10% better than a Dunlop due to hairline carcass cracking in under two years and marginally better wear.

That is why all our bikes run ME880 or Bridgestone Exedra MAX series - two bullet proof, long running designs.
With the way she feels... I think I'm putting new rubber on every year and not too worried about the wear :)
 
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