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Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby duke63 » 04 Dec 2017, 21:39

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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Kwacky » 04 Dec 2017, 22:15

Can you us them when it's damp or wet?
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby duke63 » 04 Dec 2017, 22:17

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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Kwacky » 04 Dec 2017, 22:19

I have a few options next year when I get round to swapping the tyres on the street triple.
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Cav » 05 Dec 2017, 08:13

100% silica should be very good in the wet but mean it'll struggle when hot in my experience
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby kiwikrasher » 05 Dec 2017, 09:01

Cav wrote:100% silica should be very good in the wet but mean it'll struggle when hot in my experience


So I’ll be perfect for the UK then! (lol)
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Monty » 05 Dec 2017, 09:55

Hey, the second Tuesday in August was pretty warm this year!
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Kwacky » 05 Dec 2017, 10:10

Cav wrote:100% silica should be very good in the wet but mean it'll struggle when hot in my experience



It's silica and carbon.
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby duke63 » 05 Dec 2017, 20:00

The Rosso Corsa is a road tyre with a track bias.
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Rossgo » 13 Dec 2017, 09:49

I'm going to say it...will it be as good as the current M7RR...everything is based on this tyre for me now!

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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Rossgo » 13 Dec 2017, 09:50

The current Rossos I've heard are great at dry weather but are slippery when it becomes wet...which means there s no point to them in the UK

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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby C00kiemonster » 13 Dec 2017, 10:06

I have to say in the cold and wet of yesterday my Rosso Corsa's were ok. Bike and good suspension helps, but they were ok, which surprised me.
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Kwacky » 13 Dec 2017, 10:20

If you're not seeing the TC light constantly flickering it means you're not trying.
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Rossgo » 13 Dec 2017, 11:24

Kwacky wrote:If you're not seeing the TC light constantly flickering it means you're not trying.
I don't have TC...im hard core

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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby C00kiemonster » 13 Dec 2017, 11:32

Kwacky wrote:If you're not seeing the TC light constantly flickering it means you're not trying.


It did flash somewhat :) however i couldn't feel my hands after a while so came home :D
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby C00kiemonster » 13 Dec 2017, 11:32

Rossgo wrote:
Kwacky wrote:If you're not seeing the TC light constantly flickering it means you're not trying.
I don't have TC...im hard core

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I used to say that.

Now i love my traction control. :D
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Kwacky » 13 Dec 2017, 12:11

I do miss that TC safety net at this time of year. Thankfully the Versys is heavy and under powered so it's not really an issue
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Rossgo » 13 Dec 2017, 12:38

Personally I like TC.one the S1krr, GSXR10001 ETC it becomes a necessity in my opinion

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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Blade » 13 Dec 2017, 20:09

Agree with Kwacky.

Heavy and low powered bike with suitable tyres and a progressive throttle and TC is not really needed.

In those circumstances I would be glad of abs as a safety net more than TC.
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Re: Pirelli Rosso Corsa 2

Postby Rossgo » 13 Dec 2017, 23:23

So who's getting these then? If you get them please do a live in review of the real world

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