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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2018, 02:07:19 AM »
*Originally Posted by jackthebiker [+]
For most of us riders performance on a wet road is irrelevant, we slow down or stay home when it rains. How fast do most of us really take corners, any tire made for our bikes will do. So that leaves price and longevity. So I think the Roadsmart 3s or Bridgestone T30 EVOs win.

I Think that is quite an assumption ...jackthebiker , i would bet that are more than you think that ride in the rain either by choice or situation especially when touring .so wet tire performance is relevant  re the PR4 that i run by choice and performance in the wet is outstanding , as far as fast cornering tire selection is pretty much a personal choice some are better than others, and i would also say that there are quite a few of us that like to use the edge and to do so on tires that perform well for them in whatever brand they choose.
Tire threads generally suck anyway IMO btw... because what is great for some is not for others .
 

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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2018, 07:08:09 AM »
Time will tell if the Road 5 is any better than its predecessors or in fact other brands of tyre, its subjective anyway, as non of us know if our choice will suit us until a new tyre has beenpurchased and fitted, a bit like screens, seats, helmets etc.,

The final analysis will be different for us all as we all have differing riding habits and requirements.

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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2018, 08:28:54 AM »
It's not all subjective, though.  I had a Merz Rt01's before the RS3 and they were pretty good until they bassically fell appart even before they reached the wear marks. I had several flats in less than 1k kms and when I funally took them off they were so thin at the center I could pinch them with my fingers.

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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2018, 09:36:43 AM »
*Originally Posted by TYKE [+]
Time will tell if the Road 5 is any better than its predecessors or in fact other brands of tyre, its subjective anyway, as non of us know if our choice will suit us until a new tyre has beenpurchased and fitted, a bit like screens, seats, helmets etc.,

The final analysis will be different for us all as we all have differing riding habits and requirements.
Wise words indeed Rog. :002:
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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2018, 12:51:24 PM »
*Originally Posted by 100milesaway [+]
Wise words indeed Rog. :002:

You wouldn't expect any less  :008:   
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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2018, 06:22:33 PM »
*Originally Posted by Keener [+]
I Think that is quite an assumption ...jackthebiker , i would bet that are more than you think that ride in the rain either by choice or situation especially when touring .so wet tire performance is relevant  re the PR4 that i run by choice and performance in the wet is outstanding , as far as fast cornering tire selection is pretty much a personal choice some are better than others, and i would also say that there are quite a few of us that like to use the edge and to do so on tires that perform well for them in whatever brand they choose.
Tire threads generally suck anyway IMO btw... because what is great for some is not for others .
 
I take long trips all the time, have since the 60s. So I ride in the rain a lot. I simple said we SLOW DOWN in the rain and probably any modern tire will work fine in rain when not pushed hard.  :2:
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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #26 on: January 06, 2018, 06:27:02 PM »
*Originally Posted by jackthebiker [+]
I take long trips all the time, have since the 60s. So I ride in the rain a lot. I simple said we SLOW DOWN in the rain and probably any modern tire will work fine in rain when not pushed hard.  :2:
And I fully agree with you.  :152:   A very sensible attitude. :028:
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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #27 on: January 06, 2018, 06:33:37 PM »
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And I fully agree with you.  :152:   A very sensible attitude. :028:
Thank you. At 65 years old I have to be VERY careful I don't talk like a old guy. But most of us old guys can't help it. :008:
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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2018, 08:01:30 PM »
*Originally Posted by jackthebiker [+]
Thank you. At 65 years old I have to be VERY careful I don't talk like a old guy. But most of us old guys can't help it. :008:

Only 65, blimey you are positively a youngster   :008: 

I'm 66 BTW   :028:   
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Re: Road 5's in stock
« Reply #29 on: January 06, 2018, 10:00:11 PM »
*Originally Posted by TYKE [+]
Only 65, blimey you are positively a youngster   :008: 

I'm 66 BTW   :028:   
And  I will reach 70 on the15 of this month  :mfr_lol:
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