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Offline eddyVN

Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR for LC
« on: October 04, 2017, 11:00:54 am »
Anyone tried this Tyre?

seems to be specifically for the LC given the sizes it comes out on. Seems like a good option for dirt when doing lots of tar too as you wont rip off or wear down the big knobblys like a TKC 80 etc

Any feedback? Pricing seems good too (3300 odd)

Otherwise what instead?
 

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR for LC
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2017, 12:32:00 pm »
Looking good indeed.
Pricing not so much.
 

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR for LC
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2017, 03:11:21 pm »
Looking good indeed.
Pricing not so much.

Well none look "good"

But its cheaper than others

http://www.sharwoodsbiketyre.co.za/274-combo-s#/width-combo_120_170
 

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR for LC
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2017, 07:48:54 pm »
I'm keen to try them, but not available yet
I believe they are being launched later this month
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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR for LC
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2017, 10:01:29 am »
Has anyone seen this special that Bike Tyre Warehouse are running:

120/70R-19 & 170/60R-17 R2999; Annakee Wilds
 

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR for LC
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2017, 08:01:18 pm »
I fitted a set of these Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR's to my 1200 Rallye a couple of weeks ago and so far cant really fault them. I have done about 600 km on road and 600 km dirt road (Tankwa, Cedreberg Oasis, Padstaal for example) and I think they will be my choice of tyre if I get a reasonable mileage out of the rear.
I have ridden hard on the tar (Franschoek, Helshoogte) and they stick just fine. My test is when I come off the N1 over the bridge to R300 where I was doing a little over the speedlimit :peepwall: and the traction controll light starts flashing (Road mode) and the bike/tyres feel stable and sure footed.In short I am as happy with the STR's on the road as I was with the factory fitted tyres.
On the dirt I am very impressed, even with the wife on the back I was able to ride a lot harder than I usually do (wife was not nervous at all and she is a great pillion to have on a bike). I have not done any technical offf-road yet but I'm sure for what I intend to use this bike for they will be perfect.
I hope to get 6-8 k out of the rear and if so will not need to look at anything else.
These are how the tyres look after 1200 km.
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