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Offline gpd323

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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #50 on: March 18, 2019, 11:48:22 pm »
Me too, 42/42 front rear.
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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #51 on: May 30, 2019, 05:42:51 am »
Road Smart #'s...42 psi front and rear. Nice tires in wet and dry with good grip on both. These tires build confidence in the turns for me.
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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #52 on: June 03, 2019, 01:53:47 am »
I also run mine at 42/42.

I love them.  Did a 2500+ mile trip on them in late April and they handled great.  Trip included a bunch of twisties.  In CA:  Death Valley, Kern River Valley, Angeles Forest (at dusk on a road I'd never ridden, with lots of oncoming traffic), a little Angeles Crest, Banning Grade, Borrego Springs.  Then AZ:  Prescott, Jerome, Salt River Canyon, Devils Highway, then back to Prescott.

Not exactly sure how long they will last, but they have 3k miles on them and I should get at least another 3k out of them.  I'll buy another set for sure.
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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #53 on: June 14, 2019, 02:15:55 pm »
I have over 10k miles on my current set, 22 months on them, I am not an agressive rider which may help with the longevity. I paid $345 mounted and balanced off the bike then and I am having the same ones put on next week, cost this time is going to be $385. These tire have worn very smoothly with none of the cupping that I have expeirenced with the Michelins. 40psi on my tps cold and 43-44psi warm. Three thumbs up from me!!

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Re: Roadsmart 3 reviews?
« Reply #54 on: June 14, 2019, 07:45:33 pm »
I have over 10k miles on my current set, 22 months on them, I am not an agressive rider which may help with the longevity. I paid $345 mounted and balanced off the bike then and I am having the same ones put on next week, cost this time is going to be $385. These tire have worn very smoothly with none of the cupping that I have expeirenced with the Michelins. 40psi on my tps cold and 43-44psi warm. Three thumbs up from me!!

Yes, I can attest to the fact that being a non-aggressive biker (for the most part) maximize the longevity of your tires. In the recent past, I've got nearly 18K on both Michelin PR4 GTs and Pirelli Angel 4 GTs ... but that was before my ECU flash from Steve. We'll see if that still holds now that I have his MR Premium flash. I've found lately that I've wanted to "see what she's really got" more so than ever. Yee Ha!
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