Miss Matched Tires

Discussion in 'Speed Triple' started by Uncle Ben, May 21, 2020.

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  1. Uncle Ben

    Uncle Ben Member

    Aug 10, 2019
    Alberta, Canada
    My rear diablo super corsa is due to be replaced, a big flat spot from lots of highway miles and little corners. The front tire seems fine. I was thinking of replacing my rear tire with a Diablo Rosso corsa 2, which should give me a little extra longevity.

    Should I replace the front tire with a Rosso corsa 2 as well? Or am I fine leaving the super corsa on the front?
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  2. Rocker

    Rocker Elite Member

    May 1, 2016
    Will be fine they're the same make mate usually two backs to one front
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  3. SteveRS

    SteveRS First Class Member

    Jan 12, 2019
    British Columbia
    Yup, you’re good. What’s not good is miss matching touring tires with sport tires, or a hard carcass tire with a soft carcass, etc. You could still probably get away with it but any emergency maneuvers or aggressive riding might prove other wise.
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  4. topbanana0

    topbanana0 Well-Known Member

    Mar 27, 2016
    South Wales
    Yeah be fine, I just replaced the tyres on my ZX10.
    With Michelin Road's, Road 5 on front, Road 3 on back.
    As they don't make Road 5 for the back (old bike)
    All is good :)
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