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Well now that the new issue of Sport Rider basically ripped on my beloved Dunlop D207RR's, it got me wondering what tire pressure everyones running.

On say a 120 front and a 180 rear (since thats about the norm)??????

For street and track....????

 

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I run 30 in my Pilots sports. They heat up VERY fast that way and stick like I've never felt. They get eaten alive in straights though.
 

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i'm on 207s, and i run the recommended pressure

36 on both front and rear.

that is also the norm for riding two up as well.

 

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I don't think it's the tire pressure that you have to worry about.........

Welcome to Las Vegas.....Now go home!!!!
 

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nottobright...that's funny that you say they warm up quickly. the article in SR says the opposite. well not complete opposite, but they were disappointed in its warm up time.

do you find that they wear out quickly too? i'm debating whether to get pilots or sportecs

 

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If you run the low pressure they will warm up fast.
And you will wear them out fast down the middle for sure/images/icons/crazy.gif
I've got 700 miles on my rear and it's about 1/3 done/images/icons/frown.gif
That is down the middle. The sides are still good to go
 

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<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr>

I don't think it's the tire pressure that you have to worry about.........

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what do yo mean?


 

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It's all about HELIUM baby!!! No matter WHAT the ambient temp is - Your tires heat up MUCH quicker and hold that temp longer between sessions when filled with helium!

 

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I run the recommended pressure for everyday riding. When I take a ride into the twisties, I simply drop 2-3 psi in both and have never had a problem. Got 'em nice and blue last week.

Forgive & forget. Just never forget when I forgive.
 

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It's all about HELIUM baby!!!

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Plus, it mkes the bike lighter!/images/icons/laugh.gif

 

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Jabuan, I don't really notice much difference at all on the street but, on the curvy stuff they are well heated by the time I start dropping into turns and it holds great. Keep in mind, if it says 36 psi on the tire, I run that day-to-day. Before running sorties into the mountains, I just drop it to 34 when it's cold so it's closer to 36 on the hill.

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Thanx guys.......Helium hmmmmmmmm gonna hafta try that/images/icons/crazy.gif

I wouldn't put alot of weight in Sport Riders article. Tires and pressure for that matter vary. They gave the 207RR a bad write up........but after taking them on the Vegas track it was next to impossible to break them loose. They made me not want my Pilots back....so who knows.

It's what works for you.......kinda like arguing over guns......if you hit what your aiming at...then it's the one for you/images/icons/smile.gif



 

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Well then, I guess your 0 for 2 /images/icons/wink.gif
It doesn't matter what pressure you run Dave
I'll still smoke you like i smoked Gregg!!!!
Now where's my 200 bones????????????????????/images/icons/smile.gif

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Keep talkin there chuckles........You'll be walkin back from Cali /images/icons/smile.gif

And how do I owe you money since I had to wait 10 minutes for you at the end of the loop ?????

 

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Mabye he has pictures of you doing somehting you shouldent be...?/images/icons/crazy.gif/images/icons/wink.gif
 

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How bout this for a reminder:
"F%[email protected]#, Gregg will smoke you on his bike in a straight line
cause he has a twin, and twins are sooooo tourque" 'there's no way you could beat him, I'll bet you a hundred bucks"
So PAY UP!!!!!!!!!!! [smlie]

Welcome to Las Vegas.....Now go home!!!!
 
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