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Re: Video comparison mileage Dunlop RSIII vs Pilot Road 4GT
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2019, 12:56:25 PM »
Interesting, they were on my short list ( Dunlops), but I wanted not to wait for them to come in. In truth the PR4's I have put on have made the big V a bit twichy, nothing real bad but it took some getting used to. probably should have gotten the Dunlops as I favor a more rounded profile
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Re: Video comparison mileage Dunlop RSIII vs Pilot Road 4GT
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2019, 01:46:47 PM »
I've been so very underwhelmed by Dunlops over the years, they're never on my shopping list when it's time to replace the OEM (usually Dunlops) or old tires. I've kinda never met a Dunlop I loved, or a PR I didn't love, so 99% of the time, the choice is easy. PR or Pirelli Angel when I have the budget, Shinko Virge when I don't. I've never felt like I made a bad choice.
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Re: Video comparison mileage Dunlop RSIII vs Pilot Road 4GT
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2019, 06:28:23 PM »
I've been so very underwhelmed by Dunlops over the years, they're never on my shopping list when it's time to replace the OEM (usually Dunlops) or old tires. I've kinda never met a Dunlop I loved, or a PR I didn't love, so 99% of the time, the choice is easy. PR or Pirelli Angel when I have the budget, Shinko Virge when I don't. I've never felt like I made a bad choice.
I am kind of surprised,they (PR 4) are favorites of mine,but on this bike they are nervous when going straight or over any type of groves ,which was not the case with the OEM  tires. Quite a surprise in truth. Not sure I would use them again ,maybe the 5's will be better or maybe the Gt was overkill ,and the added sidewall stiffness is making it twitchy.
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Re: Video comparison mileage Dunlop RSIII vs Pilot Road 4GT
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2019, 03:10:05 PM »
FWIW, the Road 5 that I put on the Super Duke in late August (for the Marietta gathering) is now toast at just over 4K miles. That's the same longevity as the OEM Angel GT.

Fuel is about 7.5 cents per mile. That's about 5 cents per mile for just the rear tire. Considering the front is roughly half the cost of a rear, I'm in the 15 cents per mile range on consumables.

I don't think I want to follow this train of thought any more :-)

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Re: Video comparison mileage Dunlop RSIII vs Pilot Road 4GT
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2019, 04:53:24 PM »
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Re: Video comparison mileage Dunlop RSIII vs Pilot Road 4GT
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2019, 05:18:22 PM »

I don't think I want to follow this train of thought any more :-)

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Re: Video comparison mileage Dunlop RSIII vs Pilot Road 4GT
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2019, 07:40:02 PM »
I've been happy and impressed with the Dunlops. While the rear could probably use a replacement sometime next spring, I've got 12k out of it thus far. Initial cost is very important to me, and Dunlop's occasional rebates seal the deal.
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