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Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« on: June 16, 2018, 06:33:26 PM »
Hi all.  I apologise if this topic has already been covered  :155:

I have a 2014 X, with the original Pirelli Scorpion Trail E (front), Scorpion Trail (rear) tired on the bike.  Does anyone have an idea as to how many km I should get out of these tires before needing to replace them?  Just curious!  Thanks for any info.

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2018, 06:54:03 PM »
I got 8000 miles out of mine from the factory.  About 1/3 of the miles were 2up with a mix of city, highway, and dirt.  I'm not an aggressive rider so....maybe I'll more miles than the next guy.
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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2018, 09:16:09 PM »
Great, thanks for the info  :306:

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2018, 11:42:13 PM »
Try scrolling through this thread: https://www.cb500x.com/index.php/topic,1507.0.html

Many of us have recorded how far we've gone on different types of tyres, and there are a lot of references to the OEM Scorpions.  :002:

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2018, 02:56:41 AM »
*Originally Posted by robodog [+]
Hi all.  I apologise if this topic has already been covered  :155:

I have a 2014 X, with the original Pirelli Scorpion Trail E (front), Scorpion Trail (rear) tired on the bike.  Does anyone have an idea as to how many km I should get out of these tires before needing to replace them?  Just curious!  Thanks for any info.

Rob

I pushed it hard to 6000 miles.

Just a note. I don't do burnouts. I'm too old for that crap. I do rail my bike hard and when I come out of the corners. I was spinning up these tires really bad coming out of the corners. Surprised as I am a fat man. I reduced pressure to try and get grip. No dice.

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2018, 06:46:44 PM »
Hi there, thanks for the replies and also the link to the pages with tire info!  :306:

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2018, 03:35:41 AM »
I replaced both mine at about 14,000 miles, I could have kept the front a bit longer but I wanted to change brands. I kept them a few weeks longer than Id intended due to circumstances but I got a flat on the rear and after plugging it to get home close examination revealed a spot where cord was showing.
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