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post #1 of 37 Old 10-07-2016, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
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Metzler Roadtec 01 HWM

I'm on the hunt for some new tires and am looking for the best all round tire. I like what I am reading and seeing on the RoadTec 01.

Is anyone running these currently?

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I'm on the hunt for some new tires and am looking for the best all round tire. I like what I am reading and seeing on the RoadTec 01.

Is anyone running these currently?

Thanks!

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The guys on the GTL seem to gravitate to the Michelin PR4 and the ones who ride the GT hard are using the Pirelli Angel GT. A new tire by Bridgestone the T30evo sounds promising but not a lot of people are on them yet.

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My 16 GT has now Roadtec 01 since a little more than 1.000 km and all I can say is that these are the best tyres I had on this bike !!! I used before Pirelli Angel GT (x1), Metzeler Z8 Interact (x2), Michelin PR4 GT (x2), but this "new" Roadtec is better in all sectors : easy to put onto angle, excellent on wet road, giving good sensations....
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The guys on the GTL seem to gravitate to the Michelin PR4 and the ones who ride the GT hard are using the Pirelli Angel GT. A new tire by Bridgestone the T30evo sounds promising but not a lot of people are on them yet.
I went from PR4 to Angel GT due recommendations from the harder riders...great tire for that. I had no idea the tires could feel so different. The PR4s are nice riding. The Angel GTs are great in the corners...bike seems to just tip over in to the corner with no effort, and they stick. Downside: they don't seem to track as well on the Interstate, but that's minor to me. Might be an issue for one that rides upright and straight more than I care to.
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I went from PR4 to Angle GT due recommendations from the harder riders...great tire for that. I had no idea the tires could feel so different. The PR4s are nice riding. The Angle GTs are great in the corners...bike seems to just tip over in to the corner with no effort, and they stick. Downside: they don't seem to track as well on the Interstate, but that's minor to me. Might be an issue for one that rides upright and straight more than I care to.
Our experience as well.

Angel GT (A spec.) Excellent cornering, stick like glue BUT Do Not have the High Speed long distance Highway stability of the Michelin Pilot Road 4 GT's.

Definitely a different profile between these tires, maybe the new Roadtec O1 HWM version will be a good balance between the two.

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My 16 GT has now Roadtec 01 since a little more than 1.000 km and all I can say is that these are the best tyres I had on this bike !!! I used before Pirelli Angel GT (x1), Metzeler Z8 Interact (x2), Michelin PR4 GT (x2), but this "new" Roadtec is better in all sectors : easy to put onto angle, excellent on wet road, giving good sensations....
Were either of them made in China?

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Definitely a different profile between these tires, maybe the new Roadtec O1 HWM version will be a good balance between the two.
Yes... and probably with a better duration of life !
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My 16 GT has now Roadtec 01 since a little more than 1.000 km and all I can say is that these are the best tyres I had on this bike !!! I used before Pirelli Angel GT (x1), Metzeler Z8 Interact (x2), Michelin PR4 GT (x2), but this "new" Roadtec is better in all sectors : easy to put onto angle, excellent on wet road, giving good sensations....
Same here. A little bit more than 1000 km and happy in every respect so far although I feel a bit of vibration from front tyre.
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Were either of them made in China?
It appears that manufacturing of front tyre is exclusively done in China.

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