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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #50 on: February 19, 2017, 12:08:20 am »
Would you recommend the Front and Rear "A " Spec  Angel GT's or are the regular GT's just fine? Thinking about trying the Angel GT's but I just love my Michelin's PR 4 GT's...Need to replace the front after more than 9K miles and I still have plenty of tread left on rear tire after 4500 miles. Have read enough comments to at least try the Angels. Price is lower than the PR 4's also.


A Spec only applies to the rear.  The front is the same tire anywhere.
Actually there is an "A" spec available for the front also. Slightly increased load range is the difference. Stiffer carcass.
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Oh no kidding. I never saw it listed anywhere.

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #51 on: February 19, 2017, 12:10:19 am »
JTX,
Revzilla lists them for the Connie sizes.  Just checked it cuz I was sure there was actually a front available.
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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #52 on: February 19, 2017, 12:14:42 am »
JTX,
Revzilla lists them for the Connie sizes.  Just checked it cuz I was sure there was actually a front available.
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I never noticed. Checked it now.


I probably would have went that route if I would have seen it. 


Considering I'm going to need a FRONT tire first, I will go with the A spec front this time, before my road trip next year for sure.

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #53 on: February 20, 2017, 11:52:23 pm »
I'm just nearing 5k miles on the Spec A's, and getting the same odd scalloping, particularly in the rear, but plenty of tread with LOTS
of hard acceleration.

Anybody seen any good deals on SpecA's anywhere?
Checked REVZILLA last night, and looks like $200 for a 190/55, and $140 for the front.

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #54 on: February 20, 2017, 11:53:46 pm »
I'm just nearing 5k miles on the Spec A's, and getting the same odd scalloping, particularly in the rear, but plenty of tread with LOTS
of hard acceleration.

Anybody seen any good deals on SpecA's anywhere?
Checked REVZILLA last night, and looks like $200 for a 190/55, and $140 for the front.

 :popcorn:

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Not bad if you are riding that way.


I don't do a lot of hard accel.  Unless you count exiting corners.




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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #55 on: February 21, 2017, 12:56:37 am »
I don't do a lot of hard accel.  Unless you count exiting corners.
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How can you NOT?!?!  :beerchug:
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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #56 on: February 21, 2017, 12:58:28 am »
I don't do a lot of hard accel.  Unless you count exiting corners.

How can you NOT?!?!  :beerchug:



Don't have much need to.  During some quick passing needs on back roads yes, but I'm pretty gentle with it otherwise.  I tend to 'lean' on the side of tire conservation on 700+LB bikes.




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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #57 on: February 21, 2017, 01:11:07 pm »
Tire conservation? What the heck is that?
How does it work on a C14 rocketsled?
Please explain further.     :rotflmao:

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #58 on: February 21, 2017, 01:14:04 pm »
:)   the twisty thing in your right hand....  Dont twist it as far as it will go all the time

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #59 on: February 21, 2017, 01:15:33 pm »
Do you have some specially machined stop thing for it?   :nananana:
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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #60 on: February 21, 2017, 01:35:39 pm »
haha.  Yah its my wallet. 

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #61 on: February 23, 2017, 10:58:39 pm »
We all ride different, and without being disparaging to thos with a less than heavy throttle hand.....

Tires are disposable commodities.
I used to worry about conserving them - but now I favor Use Em up, and get a new set. :great:
What's better than a fresh set of Skins on the old girl to make you fall in love ALL OVER again!?!  :)

....besides more Farkles!!......  >:D

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #62 on: February 23, 2017, 10:59:46 pm »
We all ride different, and without being disparaging to thos with a less than heavy throttle hand.....

Tires are disposable commodities.
I used to worry about conserving them - but now I favor Use Em up, and get a new set. :great:
What's better than a fresh set of Skins on the old girl to make you fall in love ALL OVER again!?!  :)

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I'm with him!

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #63 on: February 23, 2017, 11:00:26 pm »
Damn Matt....that was FAST!

see the Edit.
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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #64 on: February 23, 2017, 11:02:26 pm »
Jeez,
I'm getting slow. That took 67 seconds!
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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #65 on: February 23, 2017, 11:13:17 pm »
We all ride different, and without being disparaging to thos with a less than heavy throttle hand.....

Tires are disposable commodities.
I used to worry about conserving them - but now I favor Use Em up, and get a new set. :great:
What's better than a fresh set of Skins on the old girl to make you fall in love ALL OVER again!?!  :)

....besides more Farkles!!......  >:D

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Being 2000 miles from home, is why, for me.


And, a wake-up call when I nearly lowsided pushing it too hard.

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #66 on: February 24, 2017, 05:51:45 am »
On a different note - this is exactly why I always have the TPMS on the dash when sport riding.  Hard throttle on apex, rear end squirrels out.  In the old days I'd wonder nice save or is it going flat?  Quick look down between turns and you know the air is fine and you just showed some skill - or got lucky - or both!

Better lucky than good any day.  All the skill in the world won't save you when it's your time.

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #67 on: February 24, 2017, 12:12:14 pm »
On a different note - this is exactly why I always have the TPMS on the dash when sport riding.  Hard throttle on apex, rear end squirrels out.  In the old days I'd wonder nice save or is it going flat?  Quick look down between turns and you know the air is fine and you just showed some skill - or got lucky - or both!

Better lucky than good any day.  All the skill in the world won't save you when it's your time.

Or the traction control light is flashing!   :nananana:

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #68 on: February 25, 2017, 01:55:49 am »
Being a 300lb rider single up on a C14, even without cargo we weigh over 900lb.

I'm thinking I'm looking for A spec if I want to get any sort of reasonable mileage out of a new set of tires.

My Michelin PRt2's are getting awfully squared off.

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #69 on: February 25, 2017, 04:10:05 am »
Being a 300lb rider single up on a C14, even without cargo we weigh over 900lb.

I'm thinking I'm looking for A spec if I want to get any sort of reasonable mileage out of a new set of tires.

My Michelin PRt2's are getting awfully squared off.
I just got A spec front & rear delivered with free shipping from Jake Wilson, $303.00  :beerchug:
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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #70 on: February 28, 2017, 10:42:17 am »
Being a 300lb rider single up on a C14, even without cargo we weigh over 900lb.

I'm thinking I'm looking for A spec if I want to get any sort of reasonable mileage out of a new set of tires.

My Michelin PRt2's are getting awfully squared off.

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        Yea, take the time to find the "A" Specs (front and rear) :great:

I got mine from Revzilla, prices seem to go up and down,place to place??? ;D >:D >:D >:D
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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #71 on: March 24, 2017, 09:55:52 pm »
7000 miles on my rear Pirelli a spec.I thought it did not grip as well as my Pr2.Although when it did break loose it was pridictable .We ride the twisties a lot.The older the Pirelli got the better it gripped though.FYI i weigh 300 lb.Putting a new set of Pirelli  GT A spec on now.Will give a full report when i have rode them some.

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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report ( UPDATE now 6900 miles )
« Reply #72 on: May 21, 2017, 04:54:37 pm »
..so I just got back from a ride in Arkansas and after this trip I ended up with 6900 on the Angel GT's and they are officially DONE.


I'm very happy with almost 7K and Will be replacing them with A spec FRONT ( This time ) and rear.


I could have gone a bit more on the back, but as you can see its done in the center and almost to the metal.


The front?  WHAT Wear bars! :-\


I wore them right off.  The last 100 miles on these tires back to the motel were pretty squirmy on the sides, but never lost control or got too unsettled but I did have to dial it back.  That last 100 miles was in the rain so traction was not what it would have been on dry roads.


Over all very good tires. And will be ordering up a new set soon and testing the NOMAR.














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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #73 on: May 21, 2017, 04:59:37 pm »
Nice chicken strips steaks!
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Re: 6000 mi Perrelli Angel GT report
« Reply #74 on: May 21, 2017, 05:00:50 pm »
Nice chicken strips steaks!


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