190/55 17 Tyres

The following tyres have been reviewed in 190/55 17.
Bridgestone Battlax BT 023 (30) 93% 87% 90% 90% 90% 93% 95% 91% 128,950
Michelin Pilot Road 3 (16) 92% 94% 86% 84% 89% 87% 96% 90% 82,499
Dunlop GP Racer D211 (10) 98% 71% 97% 96% 72% 84% 99% 88% 15,050
Continental ContiSportAttack 2 (5) 98% 78% 94% 92% 64% 94% 90% 87% 13,386
Dunlop D212 GP Pro (1) 90% 80% 90% 80% 80% 90% 100% 87% 3,000
Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier D209 (10) 90% 76% 92% 83% 69% 95% 83% 84% 40,075
Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa (18) 93% 64% 88% 88% 69% 86% 84% 82% 45,206
Continental ContiRoadAttack 2 Gran Turismo (1) 100% 90% 0% 0% 0% 100% 100% 78% 100
Pirelli Dragon Supercorsa Pro (10) 97% 48% 90% 89% 55% 78% 88% 78% 32,800
Continental ContiRoad Attack (9) 81% 69% 81% 76% 81% 82% 68% 77% 26,050
Bridgestone Battlax Racing R10 (6) 96% 45% 80% 70% 75% 83% 88% 77% 2,120
Bridgestone BATTLAX SPORT TOURING T30 (4) 85% 70% 73% 53% 90% 80% 80% 76% 21,700
Michelin Power Pure (4) 80% 75% 73% 75% 78% 88% 63% 76% 9,500
Metzeler Roadtec Z8 Interact (2) 85% 75% 70% 75% 60% 80% 65% 73% 5,003
Pirelli Diablo Corsa III (9) 87% 68% 80% 62% 52% 74% 57% 69% 32,756
Bridgestone Battlax BT 016 (18) 74% 49% 68% 69% 52% 67% 52% 62% 66,900
Bridgestone Battlax BT 012 (9) 66% 46% 43% 42% 58% 61% 20% 48% 28,200
Avon 3D Ultra (1) 10% 10% 50% 10% 60% 20% 10% 24% 250

190/55 17 Tyre Review Highlights

Continental ContiRoadAttack 2 Gran Turismo scored 98% while driving a Kawasaki zx9r
Driving on mostly country roads for 100 spirited miles
I bought these for my zx9r E2 and have only done 100 miles which I commute every day cross country on great biking A and B roads. When I rode out of the garage to start the scrub process they were actually twitchy for the first 30 miles like riding on ice. By 50 miles they felt normal but contiuned the scrubbing process. By 100 miles the confidence already feels very high but I can already feel that the grip in wet and dry due to conditions (fog, rain and dry intermittent patched) that they are truly planted. I cannot comment on lifing yet or the progressive limit but they feel very comfortable and absorb the poor UK road conditions well. I am hoping they last well but that is also down to how much right hand you dial in. Will keep you up dated. Not the cheapest but having been around the Conti factory as an Engineer visiting they are made in germany and the quality of finish is excellent. The rear tire required no weights it was perfect of a bike having done 20K miles. only 8grams on front so something they are doing is making them precise.
Posted at 2015-09-08 13:23:42
Michelin Power Pure scored 96% while driving a Yamaha R1
Driving on mostly country roads for 1500 spirited miles
On the very first ride you will notice Michelins light tyre technology, I felt the bike was much more eager to turn, it was almost similar to riding with lighter wheels. They are not as quick to warm here in South Wales as I was expecting, but they are not bad. The front is not as confidence inspiring as I had hoped for but will not move on the edge. In fairness I am used to a road legal track tyre with a medium compund so this tyre is really quite impressive. The reason I felt the need to write was its wet grip. Now this is a different story, this tyre is amazing!!! I was able to push hard over the mountains and the tyre did not slip once, common sense stops you from kicking the arse out of it, but I reckon given its wet grip you will be hard pushed to find a better all round tyre. This tyre could only be bettered by the same tyre with different compund choices!!! Another thing is, I am not exactly sure where this tyre lives in the market place, the media on it is confusing, is it a road tyre? or a road legal track tyre? if it is a road tyre then this is the best tyre money can buy fact. If its a road legal track tyre its great also but not the best. Great job Michelin miss you guys on the GP circuit on the mountain roadss, I hate bridgestones they just can't cut it out there
Posted at 2010-10-16 08:21:09
Bridgestone Battlax BT 023 scored 96% while driving a Kawasaki GTR 1400
Driving on a combination of roads for 6200 spirited miles
Excellent Tyre put on before tour to france and spain from the uk no issues due to replace soon will be getting them again. covered 6200 miles no problems at all well worth the money.

Kawasaki GTR 1400 Motorcycle.
Posted at 2011-07-18 01:50:39
Continental ContiRoad Attack scored 94% while driving a Kawasaki ZX10r
Driving on mostly town for 5000 spirited miles
i love these tyres, i have never felt so confident, and i really believe in the technology there using in them seen as you can get on the bike and drive as if you have already warmed the tyres up, i had good feedback in rain which i have never had with other tyres and i have used 4 different sets now,these are the tyres for me.
Posted at 2012-05-26 07:39:20
Dunlop GP Racer D211 scored 93% while driving a Honda Fireblade 1000
Driving on track for 400 spirited miles
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Posted at 2012-05-09 16:44:07
Bridgestone Battlax Racing R10 scored 93% while driving a Kawasaki ZX10r
Driving on mostly motorways for 0 spirited miles
wasnt a popular tyre in as people has always been accustomed to Pirelli SC but for me this tyre is the best for aggressive riders.

It perform best in hot and dry condition but also is the one that i can trust in the wet. Ridden in heavy storm on the twisted highway but i never need to speed down too much like i have been in Pirelli SC which sucks too much on the wet.

Clocked 4000km now, which i emptied 2 full tanks on the track and still the tyre is still in their 40% condition(10% track, 70% on highways, 20% on country roads). might change it after i hit 1000 or 2000km more or 1 more Sepang trackday as i can sells it as 2nd hand rather than use it up and throw away

fitted on ZX10R 2013
Posted at 2013-03-07 02:12:32
Dunlop GP Racer D211 scored 91% while driving a BMW BMW S1000RR BAD BOY!
Driving on mostly country roads for 2500 spirited miles
These are sticky fast road tyres that give near on slick grip on track! My bike makes 204 rwhp
Would not use another tyre simply awesome grip get good mileage too!
Posted at 2012-05-26 18:57:51
Pirelli Diablo Corsa III scored 90% while driving a Kawasaki ZX10r
Driving on a combination of roads for 2100 spirited miles
Have had 6 sets of these for my ZX10R have had no problems at all. Good grip all round on fast road riding, not let me down at all. Competant in the wet aswell.
Posted at 2010-12-02 18:28:32
Dunlop GP Racer D211 scored 90% while driving a Ducati streetfighter s
Driving on mostly country roads for 6000 spirited miles
Simply awesome! Stable,quick steeering,grippy,predictable everything a road/track tyre should be, Pirelli Pro sc`s are great these are even greater! Love e`em.
Posted at 2010-07-31 22:49:49
Dunlop GP Racer D211 scored 89% while driving a Kawasaki ZX10r
Driving on mostly country roads for 3000 spirited miles
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Posted at 2014-05-22 06:25:33
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