Tyre Advise Please

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Tyre Advise Please

Post by menzies3032 » Jan 4th, '17, 20:25

Hi All

Happy new year!

Can I please get your advise. I have used Metzeler Racetec K3 rear last year on my 600 on track and it worked really well so have decided to get a new set this year. However I had a K3 front that I have not yet used that I am looking to put on but feeling it tonight the tyre did feel hard and not very plyable. However just realised it has a 2011 year stamp on it even though I know it has been stored either in a garage or in an attic on its side at ambient conditions.

So question. Is it still ok or should I be concerned?

Just for good measure got a new set of tyres for the 1000 as well and going to give the M7's a go.


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Post by billinom8s » Jan 4th, '17, 21:06

it'll be fine.

once it's warmed up you won't know the difference
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Re: Tyre Advise Please

Post by menzies3032 » Jan 4th, '17, 21:07

Thanks Si
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Post by Ruffian » Jan 4th, '17, 21:13

I'll probably be running mine again for Bedford onwards this year rob,

Once some heat/warmers are on them at our pace will be fine,
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Re: Tyre Advise Please

Post by layne » Jan 6th, '17, 17:05

What Si said.

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