I bought two sets of these Metzeler Sportec M3 Tires, to use on my 2002 Moto Guzzi Le Mans V-11, and on my '97 Ducati 916. They're great for street riding and high speed, short distance touring!
Metzeler Sportec M3 Front Tire
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Proven radial tire developed for performance bikes.
- Revolutionary compound delivers high grip under the heavy power delivery of the latest high performance sportbikes, while providing excellent mileage and a high performance level throughout its lifecycle.
- Profile is balanced front and rear to enable the rider to get the best handling from the motorcycle and provide excellent high-speed stability.
- Compound and advanced tread pattern inspire confidence under wet conditions and reduce hydroplaning.
- Tread pattern provides grooves where needed for drainage and compound only where grip is required most.
Steel Radial: Innovative belt structure with a single ply of steel cords wrapped around a radial carcass at 0. Patented high performance technology by Metzeler for both front and rear tires. Steel features a higher stiffness than textile and this allows the reduction of the tire weight. Steel radial belt reduces the dynamic deformation of the tire under centrifugal forces giving the tire an excellent high-speed stability. Thanks to the more uniform heat distribution, mileage is increased and wear characteristics are more uniform.
Metzeler Advanced Winding: "Metzeler Advanced Winding" is a patented system for optimum spacing between the cords of the 0 steel belt. In certain sections of the tire, the steel cords are wound with different spacing depending on the performance requirements on that particular area of the tire. On both front and rear tire the spacing is wider in the crown area for more elasticity and self-damping. For sections of the tire used for mid lean, there is increased stiffness to support fast cornering. On the shoulder area on the rear tire, the spacing is again wider for safe feedback and control when riding towards full lean.
Contour Modeling Technology: Advanced design technology of the tire contour is tuned to meet high performance riding demanded on the latest bikes. A combination of different profiles on front and rear are optimized to be complimentary at any given angle of lean. The final contour design of the tire set features the best aspects of performance for every riding style on all of the latest bikes: predictability, feedback at the limit of grip and cornering stability.
Dura Sil: Latest generation of high-performance compound, with a high silica content and new reinforcing elements to give better stiffness and superior mechanical resistance. This new compound has been developed to guarantee a fast and efficient adaptability form cold to hot, dry to wet, normal road to racetrack use with high durability.
Theses tires work great and i got them shipped in a great time. Nothiing like new tires to match a new look. Thanks MotoSport