Skip to content

Ask an Expert Knee down on Michelin Pilot Road 3's Tyres

You are in... Forums > Ask an Expert > Tyres > Knee down on Michelin Pilot Road 3's

Got something to say?

Got something to say?

Go to most recent reply

philpgsxr750

Joined:

Mar 12

Posts: 1

philpgsxr750 says:

Knee down on Michelin Pilot Road 3's

Hi,

I ride a GSXR 750 K8 and i recently needed some new tyres. I told the garage i use the bike for fun, do dry miles, a few track days a year and plan to do a 1,500 mile trip via Nurburgring and Le Mans for the 24 hour race. The guy really plugged the pilot road 3's so i said ok stick them on. I was surprised with the tread pattern which makes these look like wets and i'm concerned about getting my knee down on a dry track day. Don't get me wrong i am not an expert on a track day but i like to lean and i'm nervous with these tyres.

I've looked all over the web and can't really find any advice about suitability for dry track days and knee down fun with these tyres. Can you put my mind at ease or should i get another set of tyres for the track?

Cheers

Phil

Reply to this Topic  
  • Posted 3 years ago (11 April 2012 13:59)

Post a message in Tyres

Fields marked with an asterisk * are required

   

Please note. You cannot submit more than 4000 characters as a message.

Upload image(s) from your computer (up to 3 images)

  1.  
  2.  
  3.  

Terms of use

Use of our community areas and forums is subject to important terms of use. By joining our community and using the features you agree to be bound by these terms. See terms of use below. 

Cancel
bbstrikesagain

Joined:

Nov 08

Posts: 878

Reply to this Topic
eatcs01

Joined:

Aug 02

Posts: 3259

eatcs01 says:

Pilot 3s

Should be easy to get your knee down on them.

Reply to this Topic

Page

Compare Insurance

Save money by comparing quotes. It's quick and easy

Motorcycles for sale

 

It's only £13.99 to advertise your motorcycle on MCN

Sell your Motorcycle

Motorcycle pricing tool

New! Find used bike prices