Tyres - BT016 and BT003 combo I switched to the BT016's last time around, and quite frankly I've been wrapped with the rear..it has stood up to my punishment extremely well...Hung with me at the more extreme lean angles, regardless of throttle prodding...maintained their overall shape with the commute and week-end running in the twisties. I did reach it's limits at PI, but on the whole, given it is not really designed to run hard on the track, it hung in there, and when it did let go, it was a progressive slide or spin up rather than a quick, it's all over now kinda thing. The front was a different story...just like the previous 3 different tyres I had tried, it did not fill me with confidence at the more extreme end of the scale...When it DID finally give up it's traction, it was again progressive and quite easy to manage...but still...My mantra is "Front-end grip is life"... I just replaced my tyres and went for the BT016 on the rear again, but this time I went with the BT003 on the front..(sure it will wear out far more quickly, than the front, but I can live with that) THIS combination has me giggling like a school girl again...))) I hit my favourite bits of road recently and not only was the front end grip much more nicely balanced to what the rear-end could handle, I was punting along through turns, just like the good ol' days with complete confidence...more importantly...even at what for my ability are pretty extreme lean angles I still felt like I was well within the tyres abilities overall (for the street) Several times during my playtime I needed to fold my inside leg back into the bike to allow the bike some more lean-room, which it handled without a swet...so I was beyond where I would normally expect to be, lean-wize. So, I was carrying more speed...*Bewdie! Appreciating the fact that...that's how this combo works on MY bike, for the way "I" ride....it would be remiss of me if I did'nt at least mention them as worthy of consideration as a combination tyre-set for general sports riding, which might also include some...erm... very sports riding...(coff) John.