99VFR Posted November 13, 2009 Report Share Posted November 13, 2009 I have Pilot Powers 2ct on my VFR now and had regular Pilot Powers on before these.. On the previous ones I always ran the recommended tire pressure that my VFR said to run 36 in the rear and 42 in the front. I never really had a problem with this until one day when I was out and I noticed that I felt very uncomfortable on it and didn't know why.. When I checked my pressure I had dropped a few pounds in each one.. I inflated them again to the VFR recommendation and all was right with the world again.. I changed tires about 6 weeks ago (Pilot Powers 2ct) and once again set them to the spec VFR pressure and didn't have any issues, but when I went to Level 1 in October on inspection I was told my tires were over inflated and both tires were lowered to 32 psi (I don't know where that number was taken from). They said at the time that it's Honda's recommendation based upon 2up riding with luggage, etc. (which I vaguely remember hearing before somewhere) I had no problems that weekend (2 levels) with the tires but now that I am back on the streets I don't really know where I should be.. I called Michelin and they said if they were the same size tires as the bike calls out to run their recommended pressure (36 and 42). I wonder if the reason my old Pilot Powers felt strange was because they had been run at a certain pressure for so long that when the shape changed with the lower pressure it changed the feel?? Anyone have any light to shed on this? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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