256rotax Posted September 24, 2013 Report Share Posted September 24, 2013 I use Michelin Pilot Power on My CBR1000RR. They have a very tall center as viewed on the shelf and when they are new. When I had my most recent ones put on, after being used to my worn out old ones, I was amazed at how good they felt from the standpoint of having an entirely progressive feel from straight up to full lean. No surprises, no tendency to either want to fall over or stand back up. As soon as they got some wear on them (and lets face it, most of the time the center is going to wear away first, no matter how you ride) the ride is back to a bit squirrely while transitioning into lean, compared to how good they felt when they were new ( and they have lots of miles left in them). Does anyone ever shave tires to keep the ideal profile? You are not going to shorten your tire life if the center is going to be gone first anyway. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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