I have gone through a lot of Sport oriented tires in the 11 years I've owned my S3, and was tired of replacing rear tires every 3500 miles. I've had a set of Pilot Road 2's for a few thousand miles now, and would recommend them to anyone who rides on tue street.The Pirelli tires on my 2012 Speed Triple R are toast.What are the suggestions for a good all around tire. Good grip in the dry as well in the wet?
I'm fairly agressive on the street and have never run out of grip with the PR2. I wouldn't jump on the brakes while draggin' knee mid corner like I did on my race bike with slicks, but they're more than enough for me on the road.Yup PR3s here too. 12,500kms and still 2mm front and 3mm rear tread left. I'm not a fast / aggressive rider - so they suit my style and need for confidence in the wet well
My opinion is that those tyre companies pay them to be recommended. Of course Triumph feels they are good enough (after they test them) or they wouldn't put them in the list. The year I bought my S3 they were recommending Mobil 1 syn and then the following year it was Castrol. It's all about the dollar.Is there a reason Triumph only recommends certain tires? I was browsing through the 2012 manual, and it list tires for the regular speedie and the R model. Personally, I would like to use a good sport touring tire like the Dunlop RoadSmart series I use on my SV.