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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-16-2018, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
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Stock Dunlops Dangerous?

Hey all,

Being a new owner, are these stock Dunlops decent enough to wear out and take in the twisties? Or should I be considering a swap asap?


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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-16-2018, 06:58 PM
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7600 miles in. Never had a problem, I know they aren't the best but nothing wrong with them IMO. But yes would be a nice upgrade, I will be changing my stock Dun's as they are wearing out, I'll be trying some of the recommended sets on the forum.

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-17-2018, 01:19 AM
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At high lean angles they aren't super stable feeling but they grip alright. Q3+ for the win tho.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-19-2018, 10:02 AM
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I was able to scrap the pegs on the stock tires
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I was able to scrap the pegs on the stock tires
Low-siding doesn't count lol.

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yeah im getting the Q3+ from a local shop.
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I've ridden about 10k kms on them now and still have some decent profile left. They've never given me a problem, they are a bit stiff compared to some higher end tyres and tend to chatter quite a bit in high lean angles but they are super predictable and most importantly they last a long time on this bike. A friend of mine has worn out his stock tyres on a MT/FZ 09 in about 3k kms (1350 miles approx).
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-30-2019, 01:02 AM
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Swapping mine out at the moment,2000 miles on them,changing to Michelin road 5's.I have never really trusted them.
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 08-29-2019, 08:14 PM
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I just changed mine at 6580 miles..i liked them but noticed the ride quality going away so I put on a set of Bridgestone s22


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