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Offline RoadKillHeaven

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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #25 on: May 25, 2018, 05:30:40 am »
I only rode 2200 miles on the RS3's so far. This ride had thousands of corners and very little slab. The front is slightly worn on the sides when you rub your hand over the tread and the back tire looks to have worn well center and side to side. The original profile appears intact.

I found the handling similar to the Angel GT's and slightly less easy to drop into a corner than the last 3 sets of the Avon's which have a very pointy profile, the RS3 has a more rounded profile especially in the back.

A surprise is my headshake I have had with the last 3 sets of Avon's is gone! The headshake was quite severe if you let go of the bars. RS3's worked well in heavy rain and during extreme cornering. I run the 190/55 rear and I have no chix strips so my lean angel was definitely there.

If I keep up this kind of riding I am doubtful I will see 6K like I did with the Avon's, but time will tell as mileage adds up. So to run them till they are truly worn out never really happens with me so ultimate mileage they are capable of I will never see.

Usually if I still have some life in the tire but have a long trip coming I always install a new set because I don't want to have to limp home on a worn out set or be forced to buy a tire on a trip.

I will be buying the RS3's again and no more Avon's or Pirelli's.
Good to hear from fellow PacificNorthWestener prizing RS3. After Shinkos are done, I'll be switching to RS3 for sure. We do need good wet weather tires here is Seattle. RS3 is it.

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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #26 on: May 29, 2018, 05:32:24 pm »
Are these Roadsmart III tires being discussed here the same as the Dunlop SportMax Roadsmart III?
Local dealer is advertising $100 off a set with any service!

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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #27 on: May 30, 2018, 01:21:24 am »
As far as I know YES!

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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #28 on: May 30, 2018, 02:30:52 am »
Putting on a set tomorrow.
If I make it to Texas, I'll let you know what I think.  ;)

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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #29 on: May 31, 2018, 12:49:36 am »
You are gonna like the RS3 tires.  :beerchug:
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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #30 on: May 31, 2018, 01:17:39 am »
Gottem today...like them already. Can't wait to try twisties. >:D
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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #31 on: May 31, 2018, 02:08:32 pm »
There are a lot of very good tires out there presently multiple brands, for whatever type of riding you do or bike you have.   I must say I have been very happy with the Dunlop tires I have purchased the last 10 years and they presently have rebates when you purchase a set.   The Roadsmart III $75 currently.    I purchased a set of Dunlop Sportmax Q3s for my ZX14r and received a $50 rebate, just purchased a set of Dunlop American Elites for a buddy with a 2013 Harley Street Glide with a $50 rebate.    Made in the USA also I believe.   All have these tire models have very good reviews on the net.   

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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #32 on: June 01, 2018, 10:59:49 pm »
Gottem today...like them already. Can't wait to try twisties. >:D

Let us know how you like them!!! :beerchug:
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