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Old 11-27-2012, 02:05 PM   #4781
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I would tell them how great the company is for the free product.
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:10 PM   #4782
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Would you tell everyone how great a product is if a company was to give you that product for free?
Well, absolutely, as long as it didnt compromise my morals. But are you referring to this racer? If I remember correctly he was not sponsored by them and only began to use them once he was done with racing and just ran trackdays. Anyways, Ill be sure to do my research on warmers as well IF i need to get some.
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Re: Northeast Trackwhores: 7 month thread v3

Friggin go outside to check the mail and there's snow everywhere. I'm like totally oblivious to the world in my office buried in my laptop/phone/TV lol
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Friggin go outside to check the mail and there's snow everywhere. I'm like totally oblivious to the world in my office buried in my laptop/phone/TV lol
no windows?
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:46 PM   #4785
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..do you think I could actually use the tires I listed to their potential or can I still get the cheaper PP 2ct's?
You can probably still use the 2cts. Keep it cheap and easy while you can. You'd be amazed how much shit some of us have to drag to the track every time.

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No, he has a Macbook...
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:24 PM   #4786
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Well, absolutely, as long as it didnt compromise my morals. But are you referring to this racer? If I remember correctly he was not sponsored by them and only began to use them once he was done with racing and just ran trackdays. Anyways, Ill be sure to do my research on warmers as well IF i need to get some.
The power pures are a step from the PP 2cts, on the track or street. The power one B is a step up from the power pures. You will be fine on a set
of power pures. They are awesome tires in the wet/cold/street/track whatever.

I had a rear tire warmer fail and burn a hole in the side of the rear tire !!!! Nothing like seeing smoke coming from your tire warmers
and have to rip the rear warmer off and stomp out the flames right before
your session on the track. I would buy a set of Moto D warmers
in a heart beat. I have ridden with Scotty(owner of Moto D) on the street and track many times. Good dude for sure. Those will be my next warmers
for sure.
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:12 PM   #4787
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no windows?

I seem to always invariably leave the shade drawn to keep light/glare off my TV and monitor screens.


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No, he has a Macbook...

Actually I have to run a Win7 VM in Fusion because some of my company's portals only work with IE, no Firefox or Safari support.
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:23 PM   #4788
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Actually I have to run a Win7 VM in Fusion because some of my company's portals only work with IE, no Firefox or Safari support.
That's so shitty... I gotta build my shit to support all browsers, including IE back to 7, which is a fuckin nightmare. IE's compatibility with standards is so bad. So bad.
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Old 11-27-2012, 06:30 PM   #4789
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The power pures are a step from the PP 2cts, on the track or street. The power one B is a step up from the power pures. You will be fine on a set
of power pures. They are awesome tires in the wet/cold/street/track whatever.

I had a rear tire warmer fail and burn a hole in the side of the rear tire !!!! Nothing like seeing smoke coming from your tire warmers
and have to rip the rear warmer off and stomp out the flames right before
your session on the track. I would buy a set of Moto D warmers
in a heart beat. I have ridden with Scotty(owner of Moto D) on the street and track many times. Good dude for sure. Those will be my next warmers
for sure.
Good to know about the Moto-D's!

STG prices:
Pilot Power= $240
Bridgestone Battlax 003rs= $215 a set
Dunlop Sportmax Q2 Z rated= $245 a set

Power Pures= $270 a set
Diablo SuperCorsa SP= $410 a set


Power One 2ct= $340 a set
Pirelli Superbike slick= $305 a set

Diablo Super Corsa SC= $345 a set
Dunlop GP-A= $?? a set
Pirelli Superbike Pro slick (red stripe)= $365 a set



Are those correctly listed in terms of performance from least to greatest (and street to race)?

So considering those prices, the feedback about where I am skill-wise, and what I have read, I am either going with the Power Pures, Power One 2ct, Pirelli SC, or the Pirelli Superbike slick. Still want to read some more reviews, but it seems that is the group I would benefit most from as far as bang for your buck.

Found it interesting the SC was less than the SP and the Superbike slick was cheaper than both the SC, SP, AND Power 2ct.
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Good to know about the Moto-D's!

STG prices:
Pilot Power= $240
Bridgestone Battlax 003rs= $215 a set
Dunlop Sportmax Q2 Z rated= $245 a set

Power Pures= $270 a set
Diablo SuperCorsa SP= $410 a set


Power One 2ct= $340 a set
Pirelli Superbike slick= $305 a set

Diablo Super Corsa SC= $345 a set
Dunlop GP-A= $?? a set
Pirelli Superbike Pro slick (red stripe)= $365 a set



Are those correctly listed in terms of performance from least to greatest (and street to race)?

So considering those prices, the feedback about where I am skill-wise, and what I have read, I am either going with the Power Pures, Power One 2ct, Pirelli SC, or the Pirelli Superbike slick. Still want to read some more reviews, but it seems that is the group I would benefit most from as far as bang for your buck.

Found it interesting the SC was less than the SP and the Superbike slick was cheaper than both the SC, SP, AND Power 2ct.
No. Ill fix it later lol. On phone
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:23 PM   #4791
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Re: Northeast Trackwhores: 7 month thread v3

You can only buy the Dunlop race tires (new) from Dunlop or a trackday provider that sells Dunlop (which is becoming more common finally)
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:36 PM   #4792
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No. Ill fix it later lol. On phone
dammit! thought I finally had it.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:50 PM   #4793
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Re: Northeast Trackwhores: 7 month thread v3

If you sign up for CSS you can get a set of GPA's for $360 from them.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:52 PM   #4794
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You can get the old 190/55 GPAs cheaper from Dunlop.

3 years ago, buying tires from CSS was a great deal, though.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:00 PM   #4795
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You right it works out to $339 for the 2010-2011 GPA's
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:56 PM   #4796
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Good to know about the Moto-D's!

STG prices:
Pilot Power= $240Street tire, some track.

Bridgestone Battlax 003rs= $215 a set Hybrid street and track
Dunlop Sportmax Q2 Z rated= $245 a setHybrid street and track
Power Pures= $270 a set Hybrid street and track

Diablo SuperCorsa SP= $410 a set Trackday tire
Power One 2ct= $340 a set Trackday tire
Pirelli Superbike Pro slick (red stripe)= $365 a set Trackday slick

Pirelli Superbike slick= $305 a set Race tire
Diablo Super Corsa SC= $345 a set Race tire
Dunlop GP-A= $?? a set Race tire






So considering those prices, the feedback about where I am skill-wise, and what I have read, I am either going with the Power Pures, Power One 2ct, Pirelli SC, or the Pirelli Superbike slick. Still want to read some more reviews, but it seems that is the group I would benefit most from as far as bang for your buck.

Found it interesting the SC was less than the SP and the Superbike slick was cheaper than both the SC, SP, AND Power 2ct.
Id check those prices. They seem off. Check the sizes to be sure you are looking at those right (makes a huge difference sometimes)
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:08 PM   #4797
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I kinda dig it...

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Old 11-27-2012, 10:11 PM   #4798
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I kinda dig it...

I like it too.

I really like the rims, I would love to find a set of them and have them powder coated dark gray.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:27 PM   #4799
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I'm gonna give the quintessential "the headlights look ugly"
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:29 PM   #4800
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That's what they are saying on the CBR forum.
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