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New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby duke63 » 20 Apr 2017, 21:00

Will be looking to replace these before the France trip next month.

Anyone experience of the Metzeler Z8s?

They seem silly cheap at the moment and were the top rated tyre in their class just a couple of years ago.
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby Kwacky » 20 Apr 2017, 21:19

I had them on the Z1000SX when we did France. They really suited the bike. I'm going back to them after the 01s

Decent mileage as well as being sportier than the other touring tyres out there. I think I got about 8,000 from mine.
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby triplethreatdougie » 22 Apr 2017, 14:13

They have stopped making them now so just be aware of the age of the tyre when you buy them. They are awesome tyres I've done trackdays on them on my SV650 as well as euro tours and they are great in the wet too

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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby Kwacky » 11 May 2017, 12:04

Have you made a choice yet Duke?
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby duke63 » 11 May 2017, 13:34

going Z8s assuming Addisons can get some in. £200 fitted seems good value to me.
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby Kwacky » 11 May 2017, 13:44

190/55 at the rear on yours?

£30 off for the 01s and the M7RRs

http://www.metzeler.com/msite/promo/30cashback
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby duke63 » 11 May 2017, 15:26

Yes 190/55.

They are all doing £30 off st the moment according to Jason. But Z8s were cheapest and just fancied trying something different.
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby Kwacky » 11 May 2017, 15:30

I think you'll like the Z8s. I had no issues with them last year in France and they're sportier than the PR4 or 01
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby duke63 » 11 May 2017, 16:04

That's what I was looking for TBH.
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby Kwacky » 22 May 2017, 09:17

Have you got these on yet?
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby duke63 » 22 May 2017, 09:30

No not yet though he has ordered them.

After my diy accident yesterday, i suspect i wont be able to remove the wheels for a day or two.
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby duke63 » 02 Jun 2017, 16:10

Finally got the Z8s fitted. Now just need to clean up the brake calipers and put the wheels back on.
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Re: New tyres for the Multi - Z8s?

Postby duke63 » 03 Jun 2017, 22:13

Awesome tyres. Made the bike a little more 'flighty' due to the pointy profile but still feels safe and predictable. Need o get those elephants feet scrubbed off
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