Follow-Up Tire Question

Randy Grein randygrein at
Sun Jun 8 16:54:54 PDT 2008

Yup. You'd have to increase the rebound damping, which (with  
emulators) means thicker fork oil & backing off on the valve preload  
screw. I know people who have done it, but not the settings they used.
Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Jun 8, 2008, at 4:21 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:

> When I switched to Dunlop I had a year of hell and chattering front  
> end, revalved twice, and finally went back to Pirelli and all the  
> problems magically disappeared.
> On Jun 8, 2008, at 3:38 PM, Randy Grein wrote:
>> Eh, yeah, what he said. But in Pirelli you'll generally want the  
>> blue (soft) front and a green (medium) rear. You'll pay more  
>> though; I've been considering a change to Bridgestones just because  
>> of the cost. However, Tom did say quick turnin - that's a Dunlop.  
>> The profile is more angular giving quicker turnin, but the carcass  
>> is stiffer so you need to setup the chassis and suspension to suit.  
>> A bike set up to handle well with Pirellis will likely chatter  
>> quite badly using Dunlops, and you'll likely wash the tire at the  
>> inflection point.
>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>> On Jun 8, 2008, at 12:44 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:

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