Best Handling/Gripping/Performing Street Tire for 2000 SV650???

Randy Grein rgrein at q.com
Mon Feb 27 13:29:39 PST 2012


Though retired from racing I'm still partial to Pirelli, and used my old race tires on the street. Quick warmup - almost no warmup needed - sticky & predictable. Great in the rain, neutral steering. 


On Feb 27, 2012, at 12:52 PM, celticracing at comcast.net wrote:

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> I know this has been asked many times, but things change so I ask again and beg your patience and expertise. 
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> I don't ride as much as I would like, and throw out tires due to age before wear. 
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> I only care about the very best performing tires not because I am that good, but I need tires that good to compensate for my shortfalls in skill. 
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> One trusted local source keeps pointing me to the Dunlop Q2's.  Another suggested the Pilot Power Pure. 
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> Again, I realize I might be paying more for performance I will never use on the street, but I want in there in the event I should need it.  Performance would include quick warm up time as well as grip and handling. 
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> Thanks! 
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> Tom 



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