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Anybody ever run bridgestone slicks.... I currently have a set of dunlop 125/80-17 and 195/65-17's on my track bike and I was very happy with them. The only problem is they are expensive. My shop just became set up as a dealer to get bridgestone slicks and I was wondering what everyone thought of them... BTW I run intermediate at my local track, which is jennings....
 

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Nobody???
 

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not many running slicks i suspect. ive always run road ties on the track more heat cycles etc... + not sure standard suspenders are up to slick grip levels. + we get a fair range of tempature in Sydney and the slicks only seem to work in a narrow range.

how many heat cycles do you get out of a set of slicks? do yo u race or just trackdays?
 

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Track days but I have warmers so they stay hot all day..... I have an ohlins rear and race tech busa forks up front for suspension.
 

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hi mate never run bridgestones. just switched to slicks and warmers this year running pirelli superbikes at mo awesome grip dont think any of the other makes would be any worse :O enjoy
 

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The Dunlops you are running are excellent tyres. the Bridgestones are supposedly not bad either, but in comparison to the Dunlops you will have to change your suspension setups.

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The Dunlops you are running are excellent tyres. the Bridgestones are supposedly not bad either, but in comparison to the Dunlops you will have to change your suspension setups.

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Very true, but I have only done one track day with the dunlops and I didn't adjust a thing on the suspension. For $320.00 a set plus shipping it is a difficult decision. The money I save pays for my track day....
 

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I have just started running slicks for trackdays & my first set were bridgestones 195rear 125front. These were bought second hand I have never had so much grip:) & other than a couple of slides when I was trying to pass on the outside of corners, off line,:banghead there was no issue at all with grip.
If they are cheaper & you're not trying to out run Rossi & Stoner,I would say go for it:yes
 

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I ran them on my TZ250 and I loved them. The most grip I have ever experienced from any tire. I never ran them on a bigger bike like my TL though. I crashed before I could make the jump...LOL
 
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