Rain tires

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  1. bsa_414

    bsa_414 WMRC Formula Classic Rep

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    Dunlop - Pro6 out of Ontario
    Bridgestone - western Powersports Langley

    Last year they were $290/set.

    You order them by hardness - med,soft or very soft

    These are 'race only' tires and will not be listed in any consumer catalog. Hence the limited number of shops that have acess to them... :cool:
     
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  2. Dean

    Dean Just a beer league racer

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    What is this 5 laps you speak of? You get 1 warm up lap, then a 10 lap race and 1 cool down lap per class.
     
  3. Marbod

    Marbod Rubbin's racin'

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    though you not have the outright grip of real race wets, the Road 3's are actually pretty good in wet(yes, I know, the Pirelli guy giving backhanded praise to a Michelin product is unusual, but they need all the help they can get), and I very much doubt you'll get them to "grease" up in the wet on a 250.
     
  4. Dean

    Dean Just a beer league racer

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    wait, are we talking PR3 in wet or dry? In wet yes, they will be fine, in dry, I dunno.
     
  5. Da Beav

    Da Beav New Member

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    well i have a new set of dunlop rains and michelin rains. and have 3 sets of bridgestone take off slicks.

    the take offs only have a few 125 races per set on them. still losts of life left in them. takes offs 100 a set.
    dunlops 200 for the set.
    michelins they might be sold have to find out.
     
  6. TheWood

    TheWood New Member

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    And what kind of tires do you have on yours?

    I think I may just go with the PR3s
     
  7. Dean Thompson

    Dean Thompson New Member

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    I have BT003RS on it right now, raced in the dry with them. Switched to the PR3 for wet and they worked really well. Also had a dry race on them and they worked good. I'm trying a set of Michelin Power One race tires this year to see if they are much better than the Bridgestone's.
     
  8. TheWood

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    They make a power one for rims that small now?
     
  9. Ryan Whittle

    Ryan Whittle Rider of Orange V-Twins

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    I had a set of Power One race tires in stock that I sold to Dean. 150 rear, 110 front. These are the Michelin race tires, not the street tires.
     
  10. Marbod

    Marbod Rubbin's racin'

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    Good to know ?
     
  11. TheWood

    TheWood New Member

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    Wow really! What distributers carry those?
     
  12. Ryan Whittle

    Ryan Whittle Rider of Orange V-Twins

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    You have to get them through a Michelin race tire vendor.
     
  13. TheWood

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    Such as Mr. Whittle?
     

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