Tire thread time
blackgpz at rochester.rr.com
Sat Apr 19 21:35:17 PDT 2008
Jerry, I can tell from the tread pattern (what's left of it) it's a regular
Diablo. Good tire, but only last 3500 miles. Get the Strada. Nice looking
ZX11, too bad it's not black.
Steve in Western NY
'02 Daytona 955i
'08 KLR 650
"You Can't Fix Stupid", Ron White
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Clair" <darkclarity2k at yahoo.com>
To: "Steve Northrop" <blackgpz at rochester.rr.com>
Cc: "Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion" <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2008 12:20 AM
Subject: Re: Tire thread time
> That what was on this gal. But I'll re ckeck the model names
> The rear is spend and the front fine? Very weird. I'm embarrassed to show
> you guys this tire! =0
> Steve Northrop <blackgpz at rochester.rr.com> wrote: If these are for your
> ZX11, a 180 section rear is the proper size. +1 on the
> Diablo Strada rear. I ran a regular Diablo front. Bike handled fine, got
> 6500 hard miles out of them and the front and rear wore out at the same
> time. Great combo.
> Steve in Western NY
> '96 GPZ1100
> '02 Daytona 955i
> '08 KLR 650
> "You Can't Fix Stupid", Ron White
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jerry Clair"
> To: "Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion"
> Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2008 4:01 PM
> Subject: RE: Tire thread time
>>I can not seem to get a good tire spec for this best.
>> The owner said, the dealer put the 180s on.
>> I see specs ranging from 170-190
>> I'm lucky I maded it home.
>> Pictures forth coming
>> S hampson wrote: Jerry I thought the zx11 had a 190
>> rear not a 185. Unless your putting new
>> shoes on the Gpz before you sell.
>> I have had the Avon Storm St's on good in wet or dry and I got 8000 miles
>> before a puncture in both front and rear, I'd say they were good for 9000
>> I went for Bridgestone BT020 front and rear this time, I have not really
>> done much wet riding on them but they are far better than the Avon's in
>> dry, Turn in's a lot quicker as well.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jerry Clair [mailto:darkclarity2k at yahoo.com]
>> Sent: 19 April 2008 17:10
>> To: Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion
>> Subject: Tire thread time
>> I need recommendations 180/55 zr 17
>> Pirelli Diablo Strada?
>> battleaxes are like rocks.
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