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Michelin Pilot Road 4 Front Tires

The Michelin Pilot Road 4 tires represent the latest iteration and next generation of Pilot Road evolution. Designed to deliver maximum safety in most conditions especially on wet roads and in particular when braking, Michelin's goal is to cover all riders in all conditions. Touting both enhanced safety and extended tire life, the Pilot Road 4 tires are a tangible illustration of Michelin’s Total Performance strategy of constantly and simultaneously improving tire performance characteristics across the range.

The Pilot Road 4 tires will be available in three versions, the standard PR4, PR4 Trail for enduro and ADV bikes that are primarily ridden on-road and the PR4 GT for heavier, touring bikes. The Pilot Road 4 GT tires are already the OEM choice for the new BMW R1200RT.

Superior wet-weather performance

  • Michelin Pilot Road 4 tires stop shorter in the wet vs. the leading competitive sport touring tires and Michelin Pilot Road 3

Longest tread life in its class

  • Up to 20% longer tread life than Michelin Pilot Road 3 tires

Dependable grip even in challenging conditions

  • 2 Compound Technology with all new silica-charged rubber compounds for excellent grip from 23°F to 113°F
  • New XST+ siping and enhanced tread patterns for optimum grip at all lean angles

Three separate versions available

  • Pilot Road 4 for all-around sport touring use
  • Pilot Road 4 GT has a stiffer casing with a patented new technology for motorcycle tires that delivers the stability you need for heavier GT-class bikes while riding solo, two-up or with luggage, and the comfort you desire
  • Pilot Road 4 Trail for adventure touring bikes ridden exclusively on the road
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Michelin Pilot Road 4 Front Tires 4.8 5 64 64
Great Tire On my ride, I came from a Dunlop sport touring tire that was stock on my bike and even though this is my second set of tires, I feel as a beginner riders that theses tires are great for beginners. After putting the PR4 set on, I immediately noticed how much softer the tire and the ride was but didnt compromise my ability to still feel the road. After putting 1K off dry weather on the tires with flawless traction, even after riding like a nut case, I had zero problems. Have yet to have a problem with wet traction as long as they are warmed up. My only problem is after 4K on my rear, it is beginning to show a lot of wear even though I never do burnouts or such. I hope it will last more than 7k though. August 20, 2014
WOW I LOVE this tire, I have put 6 thousand hard miles on it in the 3 months I have owned it. Rain and all and it has not slowed me down or let me down one bit, best of all tires still looks brand new. August 18, 2014
Poor ride... Great grip in wet On my Kawasaki ZZR I've tried Bridgestone and Pirelli before buying Michelin. This is my second Michelin front tire. The first tire cupped badly by 2k miles and the bumpy ride was noticeable from mile one. I removed and discarded that tire at less than 2k miles and I was hoping for better luck with this second tire. But that was not to be. The ride is horrible but it has great grip in the rain. The back tire, a Michelin Pilot Road 3, has about 5k miles and it is wearing well. It rides much smoother than the front tire and has not given any issue thus far. However, this will probably be the last set of Michelin tires I put on my motorcycle due to the two bad front tires.. August 15, 2014
Long lasting all-weather tire I bought this tire to replace my PR3 front which lasted 15k miles of spirited riding and the occasional track day. I would not recommend this tire for track days unless you live in a cooler climate and dont plan on pushing too hard. This tire is great if you commute and want something that will last a loooong time as well as giving you great wet grip. Hands down the best tire for a rainy climate like the PNW. August 7, 2014
Awesome tires! My stock Versys tires seemed fine until someone else at work bought a new Versys. Seeing the tread comparison made me realize that I'd been playing Russian Roulette by riding on mine. OEM tires were shot after 6K miles. I needed something high mileage, and the Pilot Road 4s got the best reviews. These tires, thus far, are AMAZING. They're smooth on the highway, they grip the turns like velcro, and give much more road feel than the OEM tires. I'm a commuter, and the sense of stability from these tires makes me feel a lot safer on the LA streets and highways. HIghly recommend! I will try to report back in when they finally run down (hopefully at 10K+, fingers crossed!) August 6, 2014
Good wet and dry traction This has been a great riding tire handling cracks tar strips and rough road in the wet as well as when it is dry August 4, 2014
Amazing Probably the best tire you can get in this class bar-none ! You will love yourself for buying it ! a August 4, 2014
Great Tire Good grip and good mileage. I would recommend this tire. August 11, 2014
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Michelin Pilot Road 4 Front Tires
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Skyler V: Great rating Aug 14, 2014
Mark F: Excellent reputation and tread life. Aug 9, 2014
samuel m: Only had the new Pilot Road 4 tires installed for about a 3 weeks, but so far they have performed GREAT.I will be extremely well satisfied. Jul 8, 2014
derek s: i went to a buell forum and found out that most were using Michelin, dunlop, metzeler, and bridgestone, after finding the most info about price and performance i could i ran some numbers and decided the michelin pr4's should be the best all around with performancel, reliabitly and overall value with all things considered

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Jul 6, 2014
S A: I was looking for a tire that would last driving to work and capable of sharper angles around corners. Jul 2, 2014
Piper C: Error, needed the PR4 GT; returned this tire to get the GT version. Jun 26, 2014
manuel r: best quality for the price! Jun 17, 2014
Ubong A: It's an improvement on the pilot road 3. Jun 16, 2014
LARRY F: HAVE HAD GOOD LUCK WITH THEM IN PASAT. NO REASON TO CHANGE.. Jun 11, 2014
Steven K: None better!! Jun 11, 2014
ty T: The life span May 30, 2014
Carlos C: thanks May 27, 2014
Jason C: The Video review was great so I wanted to get new tires and I tried these bad bois out May 27, 2014
Gregory V: No better tire! May 13, 2014
Nelson S: Recommended for daily commute. May 13, 2014
Fernando B: Reviews set this as one of the best, id rather buy once and get a long lasting tire than buy multiple tires that will weara often Apr 23, 2014
Robert M: Michelins are the best rubber out there!! Apr 21, 2014
Paul V: it matches the back tire Apr 17, 2014
Gary G: Heard nothing but good things about these tires. Apr 6, 2014
gary h: "I have a set of these on my R1150RTP. Based on what I'm seeing I should get about 14K miles, They stick well when leaned over and in the wet. " Feb 18, 2014
Tony G: After watching the comparison video between the Pilot Road 3 and 4, I decided to by the Pilot Road 3 for my rear and Pilot Road 4 for my front. Feb 17, 2014
Sean H: I wanted an all around motorcycle tire for daily riding and supurb traction on wet and dry surfaces. Feb 15, 2014
J R: Ready for the next gen PRs, been running the PR 3's for the past 3 yrs and love them. Jan 20, 2014
Frederick N: After completing hours of research these are the best choice hands down!!! Jan 18, 2014
B L: Love the PR3. Hope to get better mileage from PR4 Jan 17, 2014
Johnnie B: Needed new tires for my motorcycle, these fit the bill. Jan 6, 2014
Robert F: Reccomendation of friend that has Pilot Road 3s. Jan 4, 2014
A shopper asked: What are the recommended tyre pressures for front and back Pilot Road 4? Jun 25, 2014
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Reid W: Check what the manufacture recommends. My Triumph was 36 front and 42 rear. Some people like different pressures for their riding style. Also if you are riding 2 up, consider adding 2-3 psi in the rear.
But note, tire pressures are a personal choice and a balance between ride comfort, handling, turn in and grip. It also depends on your weather conditions, load, and road surface.
Jun 25, 2014
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Colin M: On my bike, a 2013 Ducati Hyperstrada, reccomended pressures front and rear are both 36psi.

Colin
Jun 26, 2014
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Nathanael B: Recommended as in on the tire, is 42 rear, 38 front cold. I run mine at 40 and 36 respectively. Jun 25, 2014
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Joseph A. M: I ride a Yamaha FZ-6R & the front tire is set at 33 PSI & the rear tire is set at 36 PSI. Jul 7, 2014
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Wayman T: I run 36/36. But this all depends on your bike. Jun 25, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hi - I'm looking to purchase these set of tires (Michelin Pilot Road 4) for my Suzuki GSXR 600. I'm looking for more longevity out of my tires, would you recommend these or another? Feb 3, 2014
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William J: This will probably be the last time I buy Michelin motorcycle tires. Last year I told the local shop to install Pilot Road 3 tires on my Kawasaki ZZR600. When I picked up the bike I was told that Michelin didn't make a Pilot Road 3 in my size for the front so they installed a Michelin Pilot Power and a Pilot Road 3 on the back. The rear tire now has almost 3k miles and it has been great. However, the front tire, a Pilot Power, was horrible from day one. I complained of a vibration and the shop checked the balance. The vibration didn't go away and only got worse. Eventually small bumps appeared.... So when the new Pilot Road 4 came out in my size I immediately ordered one for the front... Much to my disappointment, I can feel the same type vibration that the Pilot Power had.. I've only put a few miles on the Michelin Road 4 and I have a feeling that it isn't going to get any better with age. I did get about 12k miles from a set of Bridgestone Battlax tires but they weren't good in rain. My second set of tires were Pirelli Diablo Strada. I got about 12K from those also and they were better in the rain. I don't know what my next set of tires will be but I'm sure that front tire wont be a Michelin. Feb 3, 2014
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wagner s: I ha the same thought in mind when purchasing these on for my gixxer took a chance and I love these tires! The grab onto the asphalt like there's no tomorrow. I've only had them for a week so I can't tell you about the mileage I'll get with them. But I'll tell you there is not one ounce of regret from buying these. Feb 3, 2014
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harry g p: I live in Pa. and it is snowing here and no riding for me. 2/3/2014
i have been using Michelin PR2s,Pr3s, and have had very good use out of them I have been averaging 7 K miles from them and they handle great. All the people I ride with use them and are happy.
We ride all back roads at a reasonable ( fast ) pace.
Feb 3, 2014
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A S asked: I have a 2006 Kawasaki ZZR600, I believe the factory spec for the front tire is 120/65, but this tire and several others are only available in 120/60 and 120/70. I am interested in a set of the PR4, but not sure of which aspect ratio to select. My instinct would be to go with the lower profile 120/60, but my concern would be experiencing something similar to William J. from a previous answer. Which aspect ratio is the better bet? Apr 11, 2014
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chris d: A profile angle of 65 will give a rounder touring style shape to the tire. A profile of 70 will give more contact on the sidewalls during lean angles. I ride fairly aggressively so i always get the 70 for the front. ,) Apr 12, 2014
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A S asked: Hi - I'm looking to purchase these set of tires (Michelin Pilot Road 4) for my Suzuki GSXR 600. I looking for longevity out my tires. Would you recommend these or another?

Thanks in advance
Feb 3, 2014
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Scott C: 90% of tire choice depends on where and how you ride. What may be a great tire for your buddy may not perform to your expectations. I pick a tire for surface conditions and the average weather conditions for where I ride. Stopping power is a primary factor for me as well. Bottom line choose a tire that is designed for your riding style and the conditions you ride in. Mar 3, 2014
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Product Style RevZilla SKU ID Manufacturer Product # Availability
Front / 120/60ZR17 55W 941759 10113/87-9927 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Front / 120/70ZR17 58W 941760 87-9928/96914 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours