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Old 10th September 2016, 12:06   #316
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Very much surprising to see PR3 lasting for 18000 Kms. Is PR4 available in India ? While few guys are very happy with Angel GT, is that not in your choice list ?
Ned the PR4s are available here but not in the 160 size unfortunately and I absolutely detest upsizing to the 180. The Angel GT are superb tyres and incase I cant find the PR3/4 I will turn to the Angel GTs.
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Very much surprising to see PR3 lasting for 18000 Kms. Is PR4 available in India ? While few guys are very happy with Angel GT, is that not in your choice list ?
Hi there. I am currently facing the dilemma of choosing one from PR3/PR4/Angel GT. Can someone here who has used Michelin as well Pirelli give a sort comparison to highlight which tyre is good for what kind of usage?

If you can also share any contact to source these tyres in Delhi, your help is much appreciated. Thanks.
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I am also looking for better tyres for my N650 went through several reviews online and almost every review says overall pirelli angel gt are the best. pr4 are better only in wet conditions.




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Hi there. I am currently facing the dilemma of choosing one from PR3/PR4/Angel GT. Can someone here who has used Michelin as well Pirelli give a sort comparison to highlight which tyre is good for what kind of usage?
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I am also looking for better tyres for my N650 went through several reviews online and almost every review says overall pirelli angel gt are the best. pr4 are better only in wet conditions.
Unfortunately you cant be choosy. You will not find either PR3 or PR4 in India since Michelin doesnt import them in a 160 profile. If buying from the grey market then please check the manufacturing date to ensure you are not getting old stock.

My suggestion is that all the above three brands are good enough for Indian road use. whichever brand you can find of decently fresh stock, pick it up and use it.
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So at 31,000 kms the Ninja underwent another service. Since the arrival of her bigger sibling she has been relegated to few city rides and mostly long distance running.
With the stock exhaust being back on, the short velocity stacks with the right mapping make her a hoot off the line. Superb fun but yes they do rob you of the top end by a good 10-12 kmph. But that is something I can live with considering I have Shredder for my adrenaline kicks.
Recently got her some bling in the form of R&G's rim tape. Also on the shopping list are Aux LED lights and a gel seat for those 500+ kms jaunts. She also needs a new set of front pads soon so they have been promptly ordered. Nothing beats the EBC Extreme Pros, they are simply the best brake pads I have ever used.
She still runs like a swiss watch and loves being ridden hard. The best part is I can still take those mirrors off, put track rubber on and take her back to the holy grounds anytime I am in the mood for some hooligan fun. Dont get me wrong, shes not a patch on the supersports around the circuit but shes a very different kind of fun. She makes you work hard for your laptime and you have this tingling fear that there are absolutely no electronics to watch your back if you act like a bad boy.
Maybe on one of my trackdays this year I will take both the sisters along. Should be fun
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Any branded LED's or chinese ones? Interested in knowing how you are gonna mount them.

Do you still have the intiminators on or sold?
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Any branded LED's or chinese ones? Interested in knowing how you are gonna mount them.

Do you still have the intiminators on or sold?
Branded ones too expensive. Will pick up the chinese ones for now. Will mount them either on the numberplate bracket stubs under each mirror or on the forks.
I still have the intiminators on.
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Narula, Your Shoei helmet in one of your photos looks brilliant. It looks like either GT-Air or Qwest. Plz share your feedback when you have time. Thanks.
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