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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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Great Tire Great traction and longest lasting tire I have had. October 20, 2014
Even better than PR3! These tires work great on my 2010 R1200RT. I've had them on for about 6 weeks now and no complaints whatsoever. They hold amazing well in the corners. Very smooth and predictable. October 5, 2014
Better than PR3 Even better than the PR3. Feels more secure and better turning. September 29, 2014
Rough ride This is the third tire I've run on my Multistrada. It came with Pirelli angel gt tires that lasted 6k miles. Then Michelin pilot road 3s that lasted 6k miles. I then tried these pilot road 4 tires. the front tire rode rough and bumpy from mile one and now is chopped a 1k miles. The traction is as good as any tire I've used, but I can't recommend this tire. I love Michelin tires, but not this one. The pilot road 3 chopped at 3k miles, but never felt like this , it was smooth riding just looked bad. The pilot road 4 front tire has ruined how this bike rides. the tire feels like it's rock hard and bounces off everything and now has a tire wine at highway speeds.I hope they don't discontinue the pilot road 3s. September 28, 2014
FANTASTIC Tires Chose these as replacements for my BMW F800GT's OEM Continental RA 2's after getting a recommendation from a far better rider than myself. LOVE these tires! Fantastic from the moment I drove them off the lot. Grip is outstanding, FAR superior to the original tires. Fantastic feel on the highway and riding the twisties up and down Angeles Crest Highway. Not the cheapest tire, but well worth the extra $ in my opinion just for the rock solid sure-footedness. Only 800+ Miles in so I can't really speak to tread life but no noticeable wear on them at all. One grain of salt, I am not a fast rider so if you are someone that is really going to push it my review should not be part of your decision process. But if like me you fall into a commuter, weekend canyon and occasional "C" group track rider I would put these tires on the bike when it's time for fresh rubber. October 19, 2014
A truly excellent tire for most riders! This PR4 does it all: it is well suited and comes in sizes for almost any late model motorcycle, handles and grips stupendously well in the wet and even more in the dry. And tread wear? I put on almost 300 miles before the chicken strips wore off and have 3k miles on them and they still look like new! For anyone that does street-only riding, these tires are for you! Overall, an excellent tire, especially for the price. September 2, 2014
Great grip, good in rain. These tires are great. My bike's feel improved 5 fold after I put these on. Granted the previous pair of tires were terrible, these were a welcomed change. Handles great in the rain, no complaints at all. October 13, 2014
Even better than PR3! These tires work great on my 2010 R1200RT. I've had them on for about 6 weeks now and no complaints whatsoever. They hold amazing well in the corners. Very smooth and predictable. October 5, 2014
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Michelin Pilot Road 4 Front Tires
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
david s: they had a good review Oct 17, 2014
Shawn S: reviews and members of my board have nothing but good things to say about it. Oct 15, 2014
Timothy F: Did a lot of web searching and RevZilla had the best price hands down. Oct 8, 2014
Erik S: yes Oct 7, 2014
J J: PR 4's have good reviews and my bike needed new tires. Oct 2, 2014
A S: Previously had the Pilot Road 3 and loved it. Wanted to see if any of the new nuances improved (or if I should just stick with the 3) Sep 30, 2014
isaac w: my front still has good tread but i ordered a rear n figured, at these prices, why not do a fresh set. Sep 28, 2014
Carlos S: Previous experience with Pilot Road 3. High mileage (7,500!) and excellent grip on my K1300S. Sep 28, 2014
daniel o: ducati st4s ,i needed a tire that will bite and corner well, michelins have always been a readable tire! revzilla always has the best price around! Sep 25, 2014
Paul N: need to pass inspection lol Sep 12, 2014
Richard W: Good reviews. Sep 5, 2014
John P: Love my PR3s, had to upgrade! Sep 1, 2014
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

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
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 Monster 696 my daily commute ride. 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.

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: I just purchased a set of Pilot Road 4 Trails for my 2013 BMW R1200GS...the first ride on them the rear seemed a bit sloshy under hard breaking...and the front seemed like it vibrated quite a bit more that I'm used to. The front pressure was about 40 and the rear 42. Anyone out there with any feedback on these tires? Aug 29, 2014
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George L: Hi, I've been using the Pilot Road tires for the last 4 or 5 years. I've never experienced what you have. As an example I'm on my third set on my 2012 Ducati Multistrada. For every day back road riding my pressures are 34 upfront and 38 in the rear. No problems with wear....last set went 6500 miles.

My only thoughts regarding your experience.....too much pressure and/or not balanced properly,
Aug 29, 2014
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Dennis P: Vibration is a balance problem. Don't know what sloshy is. Normal pressure is
33-34 front and 34-36 rear.
I have them on a Ducati 1199. No negative issues. I attained speeds up to 155 with no problems.
Aug 29, 2014
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John W: I am loving these tires on my Honda NC700-- a bit upgrade from the Dunlops. If you had them professionally installed I would demand a do-over on the balancing. Sep 24, 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 Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Front / 120/60ZR17 55W 941759 10113 Available: Expect 1-2 business days processing time prior to shipment
Front / 120/70ZR17 58W 941760 96914 In Stock: Ships next business day