What have you done to your Scooter today?

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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by Funkycowie » Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:38 pm

Took my wheels in to the Harlow Yamaha dealer to have new Michelin Pilot Road 4 Scooter fitted, thought I'd try them instead of my usual preference for Bridgestone SC's... kind of hoping I don't regret it.

Went to do a front caliper rebuild realised I don't really have the right tools and gave up.
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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by kayz1 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:06 pm

I had PR4's put on the 750x Funky, brilliant tyre for that bike wet or dry..
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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by Z750Jay » Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:08 pm

As it was not raining and my Progressive rear springs arrived I thought I would look at taking all the Tupperware off and have a go at fitting them. Went to the shed to get the tools and then the back decided I would not be playing today. Sat here hoping that it sorts itself out for tomorrow so I can have another go


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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by Ferret » Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:16 am

Funky the pr 4,s are a great tyre ,the wet grip is outstanding .

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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by mottza » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:11 am

Rode to Braintree for some pie and mash with a nice elongated route.

Last week nice ride to Clacton.

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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by 2wheelover51 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:22 pm

Rode Mr T in the gusty conditions to my daughters in Poole. Going under some trees with my flip-front up got hit on the lip by an acorn or something. It hurt! :)

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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by Funkycowie » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:05 pm

Ferret wrote:Funky the pr 4,s are a great tyre ,the wet grip is outstanding .
Theres something that feels very different with the Bridgestone SC's vs the Michelin PR4's. With the Bridgies when you turn you can almost feel them dig in and obey, change direction and they just obey, its like riding on rails or how I imagine that feels like. The PR4's on the other hand feel like they just do it but with little to no feedback... I'm not sure I like it. The difference is almost like the PR4's say 'Ok, sure' but the Bridgies say 'Yes master'.
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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by JohnnyC » Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:29 pm

Finally got my rear wheel balanced and ready to go back in ....that's only taken me about 6 weeks ....but cracked my ribs in the meantime which has meant I've been pretty useless and then got back on my pushbike instead of using the scooter ....but time to get it through its MOT now....that's the next job.

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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by Ferret » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:59 am

Funky ,yes they just do it as if they are on rails is how I describe the pr 4.s on all my machines . I think the feeling difference is down to the carcass construction . I relate it to riding a telelever front end on BMW,s which really have no feedback compared to conventional forks . The telelever just does it ,it's a matter of adjusting and trusting it .I have Pirelli Diablo Rosso on the srv ATM and I don't normally do pirellis on anything but these have been superb even in the wet .

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Re: What have you done to your Scooter today?

Post by Pukmeister » Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:05 am

Fitted the Tucano Urbano gaucho to my Tmax, this mornings ride in strong wind and heavy rain was much better. Just the Shad handlebar muffs to fit now for winter.


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