No customization options are available.

Metzeler 01 on the rear/ Metzeler Z8 on the front.

Discussion in 'R1200RS Tyres/Tires' started by Leon.P., Nov 17, 2017.

  1. Leon.P.

    Leon.P. Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,049
    Likes Received:
    456
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Has anyone tried that combination or should I fit an 01 and keep them both matching ?
     
  2. Aussie Import

    Aussie Import Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,691
    Likes Received:
    1,783
    Trophy Points:
    113
    On the basis of posts on the forum, I have changed my worn out front Metzler with a Dunlop. I have an 01 Metzler on the back until it wears out, then the Dunlop will go on.
    I don't expect problems with a mixed set.
     
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2017
    Leon.P. likes this.
  3. Andy Griffiths

    Andy Griffiths Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,773
    Likes Received:
    1,449
    Trophy Points:
    113
    LeonP, I'm a matched pairs man. I think with the different profiles you will feel some 'oddities' in the handling department.
     
    Leon.P. likes this.
  4. MrVvrroomm

    MrVvrroomm Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    220
    Likes Received:
    324
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Round and rubber, mount 'em up
     
    Leon.P., ray2 and darrell like this.
  5. Stef

    Stef Active Member

    Messages:
    150
    Likes Received:
    126
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Attached the possible combinations released in Germany.
     

    Attached Files:

  6. Andy Griffiths

    Andy Griffiths Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,773
    Likes Received:
    1,449
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Every day's a school day - thanks !
     
    Leon.P. likes this.
  7. Leon.P.

    Leon.P. Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,049
    Likes Received:
    456
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Thank you all for your input. Here are my Tyre / Tires replacements in Kilometers.
    Original Set Metzeler Z8. Rear replaced at 12600 Km.
    " Front " " 13500 Km.
    Next Rear Michelin Rear " " 20800 Km. Only managed 8200 Km.
    Next Front Michelin Front " " 27000 Km. Same Distance as the Metzeler Z8
    The Metzeler Z8 Tyres, which I didn't want have impressed me more than the Michelin.
    Tyres and the colour of our bikes are things we will never all agree on which is just as well otherwise we would all be riding those Lupin Blue ones. LOL. :):)
     
    Dave likes this.
  8. Andy Griffiths

    Andy Griffiths Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,773
    Likes Received:
    1,449
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Why is there no unlike button when you need oneo_O
     
    Dave and Leon.P. like this.
  9. Leon.P.

    Leon.P. Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,049
    Likes Received:
    456
    Trophy Points:
    83
    LOL. I thought you could take a joke Andy. I must admit I was hoping someone would bite. Cheers Leon:);)
     
    Dave, Andy Griffiths and Bravo like this.
  10. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    812
    Likes Received:
    433
    Trophy Points:
    63
    There's undercoat, grey primer and Lupin Blue for the complete colour finish.
     
    Bravo likes this.
  11. Leon.P.

    Leon.P. Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,049
    Likes Received:
    456
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Nice 1 Dave. lol :)
     
    Dave likes this.

Share This Page