Diablo Rosso Corsa

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Diablo Rosso Corsa

Post by robertjt » Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:37 am

Are these tyres rubbish in the wet, or am I just being a fanny?

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Re: Diablo Rosso Corsa

Post by Dave » Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:41 pm

robertjt wrote:Are these tyres rubbish in the wet, or am I just being a fanny?
Answer to question 1: Yes, and when it is about +5 deg C and wet, it feels more like being on ice !
I swapped mine for Pilot Road 4's...but as they grip well in all situations, the rear does not last long when you have 160 horses at the control of your right hand.

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Post by The Rossi Kid » Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:36 pm

Brilliant in the wet IMHO

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Post by haiax0 » Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:52 am

great in the wet when properly warm.. Suck on shorter runs in the rain.

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Post by Dave » Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:13 am

haiax0 wrote:... when properly warm...
that is a scenario that rarely happens here !!

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Re: Diablo Rosso Corsa

Post by Gazza » Sat Aug 06, 2016 6:02 am

A big difference in opinions.

Tyre performance is affected by pressure, the temperature of the rubber and weight of the rider.

A change in tyre pressures for colder and wet weather could be the difference.

Lower pressures give hotter tyres, but there are other side effects so be careful.

Step it down or up (within reason) in stages and see how they perform.

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Re: Diablo Rosso Corsa

Post by The Rossi Kid » Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:07 pm

Could also be power delivery.

I have / had them fitted to my triples, a 675 & a 1050 and Haiax0 is also a 675 Street.

You guys are dealing with significantly more power which may be coming in harder and overwhelming the tyre?

Just an idea....?

I typically run all my bikes 36PSI F & R on the road, most of the time. Though only ran Metezler Z6's on the Falco so far and will happily put another set on.

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Re: Diablo Rosso Corsa

Post by al » Sat Aug 06, 2016 7:15 pm

The Rossi Kid wrote:CThough only ran Metezler Z6's on the Falco so far and will happily put another set on.
Z8's :deal

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Re: Diablo Rosso Corsa

Post by The Rossi Kid » Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:57 pm

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) wrote:
The Rossi Kid wrote:CThough only ran Metezler Z6's on the Falco so far and will happily put another set on.
Z8's :deal
What he said..

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Post by RK6 » Wed Aug 10, 2016 3:57 pm

The Rossi Kid wrote:Brilliant in the wet IMHO

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Granted I only had it for a few months but the Rosso Corsa's I had on the Panigale worked really well in the rain.

I got caught out with a set of new Power Supersport Evo's in the rain a couple of weeks ago. It was a bizarre mix of fun and sheer terror. Probably wouldn't recommend it. :log

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