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#1 oldschoolsdime92

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:32 PM

I'm having a tough time deciding on which tire to go with. I have ridden close to 10k on two sets of conti motions. Have any of you ridden both? How do they compare?
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:39 PM

I've not ridden the PR2s, but they'll be my next set. The ContiMotions don't last long enough.

How many miles do you do in a season? That's what I'd look at. If you get 2 seasons from a set of Contis, then do that. No sense buying a long-life tire if you're going to take 3+seasons to wear through it. Dry-rot is not desirable.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:42 PM

I put 8500 miles on the first set of conti's. I average 5-10k a season.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:44 PM

In that case, I'd buy the Michelins. You'll burn through 'em in a season point five. Especially with that new race bike of yours.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:51 PM

PR2s are the best STREET tires I have used to date.

Never ridden on Contimotions, but I did go through 2 or 3 sets of Conti Road Attacks which I liked a lot. The grip was about the same between the PR2 and CRA, maybe a slight edge to the PR2. PR2 lasted longer due to the dual compound.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:51 PM

haha! I dont know about race bike. I'm not much of a pilot, but thats kind of what im leaning towards also, just the 100$ less conti's are pretty tempting.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:54 PM

Yeah.. you really can't make a bad choice, either way. I just know the torque from the MTS eats those Contis in a hurry.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:56 PM

Go with what works, but the wife and I have our 3rd set of RP 2s on the C-14, they are great.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 06:02 PM

Im contemplating this same thing. The Price of the Conti Motions is hard to beat and even if I get a third less miles it still the same price per mile. give or take. Ive always run Pilot powers and 2cts though and they are both a great tire.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 06:11 PM

I've run the road2's on two different bikes now and love them. No experiance with the conti's, sorry can't help with that. I road my first track day on the pr2's and had no problems. Seams I keep changing them out early as it seems I plan long trips close to the end of tire life. I am still getting 6-7 thousand from the rear. Somebody with better self control on the throttle should see a fair bit more.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 08:28 PM

I have Conti Motions on the S3 now, they will probably be switched to the PR2's or 3's when they go away.

I like the Conti Motions, but the PR2's seem to be a better all around tire to me...
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 08:52 PM

im extremely happy with the longevity I got out of my previous conti's, but if i could get maybe two seasons out a set of pr2's I would def pay the price.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 09:22 PM

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 10:43 PM

good call! couple thousand on mine and still look damn near new
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 11:25 PM

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Posted 09 March 2012 - 08:37 AM

Either tire would have probably worked well for you, I think you made the right choice with the PR2's though.
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Posted 15 March 2012 - 09:55 PM

They arrived today. I can't believe how soft they feel.
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