Tyre Lettering

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  1. lardytkd

    lardytkd Active Member

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    So I'm checking out tyres and I've come across something that confuses me.
    TL =Tubeless
    M/C = Motorcycle
    But it's the letters that come after the M/C part.
    All 3 tyres are the same make, Pirelli Diablo Rosso III

    120/70Z/17R 58W Front TL M/C for £103
    120/70Z/17R 58W Front TL M/C D for £107
    120/70Z/17R 58W Front TL M/C K for £121
    What's the difference???
     
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    Interesting question and the closest I could find is that apparently D spec are replacements for Ducati oem tyres. Could guess that the K spec is for Kwaks, but can't find anything to support that guess.

    Link to D Spec here
     
  3. Saqib

    Saqib New Member

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    I had a pair of Pirelli Rosso Corsa II tyres fitted recently (2-3 weeks ago). There is no code after the tyre markings.

    I can't find anything either. Even on Tyre Leader there is no mention of this code.

    I would agree with the above post though.. D=Ducati, K=Kawasaki. As long as they are all the same date codes.
     
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    Thinking of getting me a set of Rosso diablo iii for the street triple RS - the supercorsa although fantastic on the track just wear out too quick on the road (and they are bloody expensive!). Looks like I can get a pair of rosso iii's for £184.49 delivered so seems a bit of a bargain.
     
  5. Saqib

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    I almost put the Rosso III on my Blade. Went for the Super Corsa II instead, no regrets. Seems to be wearing well too.

    The other option is the Bridgestone S22, or the Michelin Power series.

    I love the Street Triple RS.. rode one on SuperCorsas and it handles so so well. Great bike.
     
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    There is an E version as well according to the Pirelli Website..any ideas what that could be from? Screenshot_20200916-113404_Samsung Internet.jpg
     
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    Electric bikes? They do have lots of torque instantly available.
     
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    Whilst it would make sense, I don't think I've seen an Electric with a 190/55 rear though o_O
     
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