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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2018, 09:30:38 PM »
*Originally Posted by RoryD [+]
A wee word of warning re these tyres' wear pattern as I've just been "caught short" and my bike's off the road whilst I await delivery of a replacement. The rear tread had barely worn the wear-markers (was considering a replacement, honest), when I noticed steel carcass wires shining back at me from the tyre centre  :005:
Bike is 18,000mls and I know the previous owner had replaced the rear before. Going with a hopefully longer-lasting alternative (& will buy its replacement well in advance :002: ). Mind you, we're unlikely to have such hot/ dry summer roads again here in Scotland for quite a few years, so next tyre should last much longer!

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion tyers.
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2019, 08:26:17 AM »
hi all.
does anybody know how mutch a set of
Pirelli scorpion tyers are? and are thay
good tyers ?

thank you.
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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2019, 07:47:01 PM »
Just do not forget that once the tyre is worn below the tread groves you are now on the carcass rubber, not tread rubber. The tread is a CAP over the carcass and the carcass usually have very low grip rubber ( that isn't what it is designed for).

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Re: Pirelli Scorpion Trail tires -- mileage?
« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2019, 08:26:06 PM »
The upgrade Scorpion Trail II tires are excellent. The 2013-15 OEM Scorpions were not well liked for good reasons. I upgraded both at 8000 miles. The rear looked like the photo. Now, at 39000 miles, I'm on my 3rd front and 5th rear STII. Price is now around 145 and 165 US $ respectively. Average runs have been 15000 and 7500 miles respectively for an operating cost of 0.032 $/mile.
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