Michelin Pilot Road 2 Tires
Best tires for the street
I discovered these tires a few years back, when got into "Sport touring" riding with my 09 Ninja 650R. They are by far way better than the original OEM Bridgestone 021. The first impression was- the bike stays glued to the road, don't wonder around on a windy day... Than the grip on a twisty road is excellent- don't recall EVER to slip and slide the rear on a sharp turn, what was a common case with the OEMs. The wear is phenomenal too - the rear gets around(-/+ 1000mi) 10k mi, front gets 20k mi. Since than I use these tires on ALL my bikes (I never go to tracks, just street fun) - FJR1300, GSX-R750, Duke II supermoto. They perform outstanding, never had any problems or complains. I will never even try another brand, maybe only the newer versions of the same tire... I have had some Dunlops on a Harley, also Pirellis on my FJR and Magna V65 when bought, they don't even come close to Michelin, don't waste your money! Other tires don't grip so good and have less than half the life/mileage, at the same price. Go figure... Thanks, Michelin, for the excellent tires!
February 9, 2014
Great tire! No problems yet
This is a great tire! Alot more grip than i had thought! I actually took it out for a track day(because im poor and cant afford more tires) and they did alright. The shipping was spot on too not a few days later after it was told to be there
January 27, 2014
One great tire
Have 6000miles on these tires and still have a lot of tread left. Will continue getting these tires.
January 25, 2014
Great grip and comfort
I love this tire! Great grip after you burn off the mold release...
January 6, 2014
Very good water dispacement
Long center strip life, good grip dual compound, not very good aesthetic
December 19, 2013
Great Tires for the Street
I have about 2500 miles on these tires now, not the first time i have had them nor will it be the last. They hold up great even though i commute as much as i do on the slab, still no sign of squaring. I ride 5 days a week 40 miles each day for work. Rain or shine and sub freezing temperatures. These tires have always held up. While not on the sv, I have run these tires on the track on my street triple and they are fine as long as you pay attention to how hot they get. They can get slippery after a few sessions on the track. Not something you will ever have to worry about on the street or canyon carving. You just dont put a tire through the stress a track day does while riding your bike on the street. Add in these do better then track oriented tires in the cold and wet and last longer, its a no brainer to go with these.
December 3, 2013
Good long wearing tire.
Good tire but will go back to PR3 for the wet traction.
December 2, 2013
These are my second pair of these tires on my 6th gen VFR800. They were replaced at around 10000 miles due to a construction staple puncture. They probably would have gone another 3-5K. Grip was quite good allowing 1/4inch chicken strips under normal street ride conditions.
November 25, 2013