Michelin Pilot Power 3

    Ranking: #12 Sportbike Street Tire

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    Tire/Tyre Description

    2CT+ on rear tire enhances tread rigidity and cornering stability: Extends harder compound underneath the softer shoulder compound for added cornering stability – especially when accelerating out of turns. Casing profile optimized for excellent feedback and handling. Confidence in both wet and dry conditions. Semi slick tread design maximizes contact patch for excellent dry grip.

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    Pros

    • Grip
    • Wet handling¬†
    Cons

    Overall Tire/Tyre Review

    The Michelin Pilot Power 3 grips very well. One rider prefers the Pilot Power 3 over the Pures.

    Reviews by Source

    www.revzilla.com

    Rear, 16 reviews. 4.9 of 5 stars. On a Honda CBR600RR – great cornering, handles well in the wet. Another says tires take all the throttle he can throw at them. Another rode in 30 degree weather and warm-up was quick, wet traction is solid. On a ZX10R – did first track day on them, nothing but good to say, excellent feel and grip at the track, not one slip, was able to push the bike to riding limits. Another has used Metzeler, Bridgestone and Pirelli, will get another set of these tires. On a ZX10R – excellent handling, quick turn in, awesome in wet and wear is good, rear spins on exit from corners, felt BT016 did not spin. On an SV650 – prefers over Pilot Power 2CT, feels much more stable in turns and straights.

    www.600rr.net

    Used to run Pures, Pilot Power 3 much better. Much more confident on Pilot Power 3. Another said the tires did extremely well at the track, softened up nicely, got best lap time yet.

    www.zx-10r.net

    One rider installed the rear, very little weight to balance and grips beautifully.

    www.motorcycle-superstore.com Rear

    2 reviews. 5 of 5 stars. one rider says he prefers the Pilot Power 3 over the BT-016. Another says even when cold they grip very well. www.motorcycle-usa.com Did a test ride on a Suzuki GSX-R600. The tire has a flexible carcass that provides good road feel. Handling is neutral. www.gsxr.com One report of track day use, when the tire starts to wear it goes downhill quickly. Another did a track day and had no problems.

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