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Got drenched in a cloud bust, about 4 to 5 inch of rain on the road, tires worked great no issues at all. My wife riding on her X300 said my tires were cutting a clear path through the water.
 

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Good to hear they did the job in the rain. The factory tyres where a bit slippery in the cold rain
 

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I used Conti TA2 tyres on my Moto Guzzi Stelvio for 5 years and never had a problem with them. I'd say they were as good as PR4 tyres in the wet. I never felt the need to try different tyres, but then I never took that beast any further off road than a gravel farm track!

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Good to hear they did the job in the rain. The factory tyres where a bit slippery in the cold rain
I rode in rain on stock tires. No issues...but...I weight 270 +gear, so rider who is 100-150 for example with no side cases and gear might have totally different experience with the same tires...
 

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I've just changed the tires on our two X300's from the factory ones to Continental Attack 2 tires.
Increased the sizes from 100 to 110 and 130 to 140, I hope to get a ride this weekend.
Latest update, just changed our tires ( both X300s) to Mitas E07 tires, the tires are for both tube and tubeless rims.
Front=110 , Back =140.
 

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I went with a set of Avon Trailriders. Rear is a radial with a harder compound in the center. Side grip is outstanding, as is wet weather performance-better than any tire I’ve run in 40 yrs. Smooth and quiet operation. Zero wandering going over rain grooves on the interstate. Rear end breaks away a little easier than stock on dirt roads, which I consider a plus. Hooks up well otherwise. I haven’t done off-roading. My local Triumph dealer ordered them in and mounted/balanced them a few days later. We’ll see how they last. I expect longer than stock, which I got 7500 miles out of.
 

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I went with a set of Avon Trailriders. Rear is a radial with a harder compound in the center. Side grip is outstanding, as is wet weather performance-better than any tire I’ve run in 40 yrs. Smooth and quiet operation. Zero wandering going over rain grooves on the interstate. Rear end breaks away a little easier than stock on dirt roads, which I consider a plus. Hooks up well otherwise. I haven’t done off-roading. My local Triumph dealer ordered them in and mounted/balanced them a few days later. We’ll see how they last. I expect longer than stock, which I got 7500 miles out of.
I like the look of those. They look perfect for the roads I ride.
 

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Turn in is a bit quicker than stock. Bike falls into turns nicely with total confidence while leaning over. I had a set of new irc inner tubes put in them.
 
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