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Just put on a Pair of Pilot Power 2ct's and i was wondering whats the breakin period for these tires and how do u guys recomend to breaking in these tires?? thanks
 

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I have broken in a few sets of tires (Bridgestone/Pirelli/Metzler) and its the same. Go slow at first. The tire are a little slick when new. Take it easy, get them warmed up, slowly turn harder and harder. Just be carefull. It is easier to lowside on new tires. A few hundred miles should be sufficient.
 

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just take it slow for the first 100 miles till the tire starts to dull up a little.

i thought mine were good after a 100 miles till i got out to the twistys and got to the edge and well i did a little drifting that day.

the best way i found is to heat them up then get to a big parking lot and to some figure eights.
 

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this is what my friends do... spray some water down on some smooth concrete or blacktop. start doing a slow burnout in first gear SLOW not smoking up the tire and then lean the bike back and forth trying to get all the way across the tire.

i just take it really easy for about 5 miles, then on a highway start weaving back and forth until there's a decent sized strip in the middle. after about 25 miles or so i'll go on the curves and start taking it over a little bit more at a time until i'm at about 150 miles and by then it's usually over to about 1/4" left
 

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What he said, takes about 100 miles to wear off the slick protective coating. Longer if you hardly turn. Just don't end up like this dude http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxbHyEIkgdU
100 miles...?

I'll put my knee down on the track after 2 laps....and no I don't run warmers.

If you're nervous about the looks of the shine.....Just let them warm up for a few miles....then go do some tight circles in a parking lot.....you lean over further there than you will at speed on the road.
 

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100 miles...?

I'll put my knee down on the track after 2 laps....and no I don't run warmers.

If you're nervous about the looks of the shine.....Just let them warm up for a few miles....then go do some tight circles in a parking lot.....you lean over further there than you will at speed on the road.
i never even thought about doing it in a parking lot... good tip
 
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