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another michelin pilot question lol

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by jeffatav, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. I just picked up a set of wheels from ebay so I can polish and custom paint without losing time off the bike and included on the back wheel was a BRAND NEW michelin plot wet weather tyre.



    On closer looking I found the printing "not for highway use" and I got wondering....why not???

    Does anyone have any reasoning why I couldn't use this trye on the roads apart fom maybe the insurance not paying out in the event. Does the tyre break up on the normal roads????

    I will probably want to sell it on if anyone is interested.

    Jeff
     
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  2. If it's a wet weather race tyre it'll chew itself apart in a matter of a few hundreds kms on a dry road.

    The compound is super-soft, and designed to have cool rain water constantly flowing over it to keep it from overheating and falling apart.
     
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  3. the it should be fine for the sydney roads at the moment :LOL:

    I will have to see if anyone wants it in the for sale section.

    cheers
     
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  4. Jeff, if it's a 190 then PM me as I'll be interested.

    Rgds
    Dean
     
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  5. I'll have a look when I get home and PM you either way.

    Jeff
     
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