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Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Front Tires
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Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Front Tires

Experience Pirelli technology derived from World Superbike testing and development. The Pirelli Diablo Rosso 2 Tires offer Improved drainage, better wear regularity and advanced performance. 

  • The Diablo Rosso II is the sportiest and most versatile road-oriented tire of the Rosso generation
  • Diablo Rosso II is Pirelli's newest super sport radial for all riding conditions, including the wet
  • Grip is enhanced even further by EPT (Enhanced Patch Technology) developed in WSBK, which optimizes the contact patch for improved grip
  • A maximum contact patch area is due tin part to an ICS (Integrated Contour Shaping)  technology, complimenting handling and power of today's modern motorcycles
  • Slick shoulder area maximizes grip at full lean which boosts confidence and performance while cornering
  • Functional Groove Design (FGD) to optimize wet behavior
  • W Speed rated except for 110/70R17 which is H speed rated
  • D Spec tire is OE for 2013 Ducati's fitted with Rosso II tires
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Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Front Tires 4.8 5 122 122
Great tire for the money! Excellent grip in the corners never worry about it holding a line. Down side is everytime I have a tire that grips this well it doesn't last long..As for how it works in the rain...I live in southern California...It doesn't rain here...but I would buy this tire again and most likely will... September 28, 2015
Absolutely Perfect for Ninja 300 If you want tires that can really bring out the maximum agility of your Ninja 300, look no further. The profile on the Rosso II is a perfect compliment to the Ninja's light weight, making flipping the bike back and forth in the twisties almost completely effortless. The Ninja begs to be turned into corners with these tires, and once you're leaned over they'll keep you locked to the road with absolute confidence. I've pushed them pretty hard on the street, and never felt even a slight slip on dry pavement (wet is a different story). I wouldn't expect to get high mileage from these tires, nor would I try touring on them in the first place. Wet grip is pretty poor (expect some slipping unless you pussyfoot through the corners), and I'm already seeing some tread wear after about 1500 miles. However, if fun on the Ninja is your goal, you cannot do better. For comparison, I recently swapped out the Rosso II's for Pirelli Sport Demons so I could do a 2,000 miles road trip comfortably. The Sport Demons were fantastic for touring for a lot of reasons, but they sapped a lot of the Ninja's natural agility, making the bike noticeably harder to throw around on the backroads (though still better than the stock tires). I'm looking forward to putting the Rosso II's back on and lighting up the curves again - the difference is night and day. September 22, 2015
Great tire. Very nice looking, very stable, and has more grip than I have skills, so it's a perfect tire. June 29, 2015
Good grip Great price on a very good tire for everyday use, good on track as well August 10, 2015
Great tire 2nd time buying a complete set. Great tire. I have had a couple "uh oh" moments when I entered a corner at what I thought was too fast. Kept cool, leaned the motorcycle over more, and the tires handled the situation beautifully. These tires definitely inspire confidence. What was previously my "little too fast" pace is the "oh yeah, gimme me more!" pace. June 1, 2015
great tire, amazing handling very happy with the performance of these tires, this is my third set. June 1, 2015
Excellent, would buy another set for the next change. Haven't had it for too long, but Ive broken it in at least and it is much better than the OEM. A noticeable increase in grip, feels nice and planted as well as stable. Also the bike (Ninja 300) feels alive, very flickable. June 23, 2015
Very sticky tires I believe these are the best tires for the Ninja 300. I definitely felt the difference between the stock Ninja 300 tires. Warms up nicely at the track. I haven't had any slippage yet compared to stock tires. I've ridden in the rain and the bike feels very planted. I have put 700 miles on them so far and I read the rear only last about 4,500-5,000 miles depending on riding style. That's the only downside because 5,000 miles is easily achieved in one riding season. The front will last longer but for the cheap price and free shipping, it is best to replace both front and rear when the time is up. May 5, 2015
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Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Front Tires
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
William C: Grip on the street and the track. I have always been able to rely on this tire. Peace of mind baby! Oct 5, 2015
blaine r: Rev zilla is a great company to buy from and I have been treated excellent in the past Sep 29, 2015
Jon S: Great front tire. Good grip in the dry or the wet. Recommended Sep 14, 2015
Gaylene G: This is what came on my bike. It's a good looking tire, and buying the same type that came on the bike just made it an easier decision. I didn't want to spend days shopping for tires. Aug 27, 2015
Ricardo P: The price is too good to pass for this tire. Aug 17, 2015
stephen c: I had bought the Pirelli Diablo basic tires and have ran them for a couple of seasons. I wanted to go with a stickier compound and so I seen your Rosso 2 tires for sell and thought I would try them. Aug 2, 2015
Paul Y: ran a set of these on my SuperDuke and have been very happy with grip and wear. Jul 31, 2015
Stephen R: Of all the tires I have tried Avon Metzler and Dunlop this was the Best and most secure tire I have putt on my ZX 12R Jul 23, 2015
Nestor B: nice tires. Jul 7, 2015
Keith B: This tire has a good reputation for occasional track use and it is the factory spec for my Ducati. Jun 25, 2015
Piwana T: its my second set and I had no issues with the first set. Jun 7, 2015
Leiton A: matching tires Jun 5, 2015
Garret L: Because badass traction Apr 28, 2015
Jimmy A: It has come the time to replace tires on my 2013 Ducati Monster 696ABS. I've turned to my tried and trusted, Revzilla for my most important purchase yet. Apr 18, 2015
Eric F: For my 2009 Aprilia Dorsoduro, Good tire for and wet conditions. Better wear than the Pirelli Corsa Apr 15, 2015
C B: OEM for Ducati Monster 1200 Jan 27, 2015
Brian L: Liked before Dec 12, 2014
luis p: because i need it Nov 10, 2014
Philip T: Great tire's this will be my 4th set, used on Confederate Hellcat Oct 25, 2014
Miguel M: "I need a top of the line tire for my Hypermotard EVO SP" Aug 27, 2014
Juancarlos S: To match the back, duh. Aug 17, 2014
clark w: i prefer running these on my 848 and my 1200 multistrada, grip is excellent and so is the life. Aug 5, 2014
Steven G: Because it received good reviews and it was reasonably priced. Jul 20, 2014
Gilbert H: i heard great reviews from almost every kawasaki forum out there, super stoked to get them Jul 14, 2014
Isaac A: Stock tires that came on bike, good grip in wet and dry conditions, tires lasted 5500mi. Jun 24, 2014
Jerome S: Free Quick shipping to SoCal! Jun 20, 2014
Helder T: Decided to replace the stock ninja 250r tires with these, amazing. We went up in size, yes. Does everyone recommend this? No. But for us, not only did it work better for the tasks at hand, it looks better too. Jun 1, 2014
Jorge V: I had pirelli tires before on my hayabusa and they stick like glue to the road, good grip when cornering and good handling when wet May 30, 2014
Carroll P: My sons bike May 12, 2014
A s: Great performance for the price. May 6, 2014
K I: These tires come factory recommend, for a very good reason, performance! not putsing or posing. Apr 24, 2014
James S: O.E. Tire replacement [front] Apr 9, 2014
Christopher P: These tires have never let me down. They are sticky, predictable, and don't wear too quickly with aggressive riding. Apr 8, 2014
Gerald G: I have a set of Battleaxe tires that came stock with my 2012 ZX-10R. Whenever I lean into a corner my rear tire has a tendency to get a little squirrely on me from time to time. It's not because I go too low either, I have the chicken strips to prove it. Even when I apply me rear brake (not locking it mind you) I feel my rear fishtail. I just want to be comfortable pushing my bike as much as possible without fear that my tire is gonna give out on me. So far from what I hear Pirelli is just the tire I need to tear it up on the streets and leave only rubber behind and not plastics and pieces of my gear on the road. I"m stoked to try these out, hundreds of reviewers and Moto GP can't be wrong, so if all goes well the only thong I should be worried about are the things that should always be constant in my mind. Like pot holes, oil spots, loose gravel, and people that drive like they received their license from a Cracker Jack box, my bike and it's tires shouldn't be an issue Mar 20, 2014
John P: Stock tire for my Diavel. Can't go wrong with Pirelli! Mar 16, 2014
Sam G: I needed tires for my 2001 cbr 600 f4i. Reviews on Revzilla praise it's grip and the price is right so Diablo it is! Mar 2, 2014
Richard S: Best tire for the money. I ordered front and back tires and received them in two days!! Feb 26, 2014
Austin D: I chose this tire because it is the best option for my Ducati Diavel. This is the OE tire for my Diavel and provides excellent performance/traction. Jan 31, 2014
Keith K: I DO NOT recommend this tire. I put this tire on the rear of my 2013 Triumph Street Triple, under the same riding conditions, and it lasted thousands of miles LESS than the Pirelli Diablo Corsa. I switched to Dunlop Sportmax Q3. Jan 20, 2014
Kenshiro O: Recommended by people as a good replacement for my stock Dunlop Roadsmart II. Dec 2, 2013
Phillip L: Great price. Needed new tires. Nov 19, 2013
Zachary P: It's round and black, and I'm round and black. Nov 12, 2013
Evan S: recommended by friends as well as they're suppose to be better in wet weather (living in florida thats some what of a big deal to me) Nov 3, 2013
Ronald J: This was the tire that the factory put on my bike and I know my limits with this tire. Oct 20, 2013
MICHAEL BRADLEY C: good reviews and on sale...fingers crossed Oct 3, 2013
Nolan S: Review. Pirelli's reputation. Look and price. Sep 12, 2013
A S asked: My primary riding method is commuting. I try to avoid riding when there's rain - only rarely get caught in the rain. I'm looking for good grip on dry, and wet roads for those "just in case" moments, to increase my confidence. Would the Pirelli Diablo II be a better fit than the Michelin Pilot Road 3 (I ride a Suzuki SFV650)? Apr 14, 2015
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Charles N: I use the Rosso's front and rear on a DRZ400SM. They need to warm up, but the dry grip is very good and when they do start to slide, it is very predictable. The wear is much better than the Conti SMs I was running. Rain grip is good to, although I never push it to hard in the wet. Apr 14, 2015
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Manuel H: I never had the pilot road 3's, so I can't really compare. The Pirelli's are great, I had them for a while on my computer bike and had great grip. I live in Southern Cal. And don't have much rain.

Hope this helps.
Apr 14, 2015
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Shirley O: Yes. I ride in all weather and once these tires warm up they are very confidence inspiring. Just know your bike and take necessary precautions for weather conditions Apr 14, 2015
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A shopper asked: How long does it takes this tire to warm up and get that "sticky" feel - a majority of my commutes are <6 miles?
I ride a Suzuki SFV650.
Apr 27, 2015
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James k: They warm up quick. I've never had an issue in the early am with the front tire sliding on the damp crosswalk a block from my house. Other rear tires would slide but the Rosso 2 held the best. The warm up faster with some side to side riding that makes the neighbors look at you funny.
I did a lot of to work and back without many twistys with my current set :( and strangely they did not get a big center flat spot. They wore to a point so drop in was fun. So that's a plus in my book.
Apr 29, 2015
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Mike B: I have a sv650s as well. It takes under 5 minutes to warm up. May 26, 2015
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A shopper asked: Whats the difference between the 110/70R17H and the 110/70R17W? Dec 13, 2012
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RevZilla: The "H" and "W" associated with the size 110/70-17 is in reference to the speed rating. The 110/70R17-"H" is rated to 130mph and 110/70R17-"W" is good for 168mph. The other sizes, 120/60-17 and 120/70-17 are both "Z" rated and capable of 150+. However, we are sure that all of our customers are responsible and would never attempt those speeds. ;) Dec 13, 2012
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CaptainCadillac: the "H" and "W" are the tires speed rating with "W" being rated for a higher speed Apr 27, 2013
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A shopper asked: I am about to get a Ninja 300, how long should I wait to replace the stock tires? I've heard some bad stuff about them being sketchy around corners and stuff thanks Sep 7, 2015
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Tim Y: There a good set of tires and properly sized hold their line well. I don't know how they would perform on your bike. Just make sure your suspension is set up right to eliminate sketchy cornering. Sep 19, 2015
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Steven W asked: What is a 'D' spec tire and what benefit does it have over a non-D spec tire if any? May 31, 2015
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Donald T: None, I think D spec is just the Ducati OEM. I have ordered non d spec and d spec and they are the same. I think it has to do with licensing maybe. Because Ducati gave pirelli an exclusive on that size for a few years. Just a guess but makes no difference on the bike. Jun 24, 2015
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A S asked: How long does it usually take to warm up the tires and get that "sticky" feel - a majority of my commutes are 6-7 miles?
I ride a Suzuki SFV650.
Apr 27, 2015
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jose javier s: this tire warm very fast May 25, 2015
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A shopper asked: The owners manual for my 2008 ZZR600 recommends 120/65ZR17(56W). I see that the 65 isn't available. What do you recommend in place of the 65? Go up or go down a size or pick another tire manufacturer that carries the correct size? Feb 12, 2014
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JOHN B: You might want to check the ZZR forum and ask about this specific tire. When I put Bridgestone S20's on my ZZR600, I went with the 70. They totally transformed the handling of that bike - the stockers were so hard and were probably squared off somewhat to boot.
Again, you might check with someone on a forum for these specific tires, but the 70's are pretty much the standard on 600 sportbikes nowadays. As long as it doesn't rub the fender, you're set. You might need to change the front end height a bit, but that depends on your sensitivity to such things.
Mar 18, 2014
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Jerrell R asked: Does this include the rim and tire? Nov 19, 2014
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Jeff C: You're kidding, right...... Nov 19, 2014
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claudia h: No it's just the tire
No rim
But it would be nice to get a rim for that price
Nov 19, 2014
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Tom F: No. Tire only. Rim is shown for display purposes only. Nov 19, 2014
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