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08 December 2010 08:30
MCN's three £1500 600s head to Donington Park to take on a ZX-6R. Will any get near the Kawasaki? Or even get near Donington...
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It just goes to show, that unless you only ride on hot track days, then anything other than sports/touring tyres are a waste of money.
More grip, and a LONGER tyre life. I used to get 2500 miles from a rear Pirelli Dragon corsa on my Bandit 600.
On my ZZR600, a Pirelli Diablo STRADA lasts 5500 miles. They cost similar money, and I can still wear the pegs away :-)
14 December 2010 10:22
i`d love to know where did you get a 1998 CBR600F-W for £1350.......????? now thats what i call bargain....even check MCN bikes for sale no way.....give me a hint! :))
13 December 2010 13:26
Tyre equality a must
Why not in future comparison tests simply run all bikes on the same rubber ? We learnt very little from this test as tyre issues spoilt the lap times completely. BSB, WSBK & MotoGP all use control tyres so from now on surely MCN must do the same - then we really learn which bike is best.
12 December 2010 13:41
Rubber rubber rubber
Is always the biggest influence on lap times. I'm sure if that brand spankers ZX6R was on Neeves' rubber it would been lapping over 2 mins too in those conditions.
A nice comparison challenge MCN.
12 December 2010 10:04
Ive got a cbr 6 , of 95 vintage, track bike, its a really good tool, holds its own in the fast group, it gets itself round Oulton in the low 1.50's so for an old 600 you cant complain, would i be any faster on a new one?? i doubt i would be...
Its going up for sale too!! so if anyones interested give us a shout!!
Full race fairings
Schitsu rev counter and temp gauge
520's chain conversion with Renthal sprockets
Maxton Rear shock with remote Pre-load ( all receipts )
Maxton Fork internals ( all receipts from Maxton )
11 December 2010 15:25
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