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Old 05-20-2018, 09:59 AM
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Dunlop Q4 Released... sound AWESOME

Chit chat may be the wrong place for this, but I landed here since there are 6 different tire forums...


Regardless, Dunlop has released the Q4 which appears to be a GREAT tire for those riding sporting bikes on the street or track. I have a glut of old stock to use this year, but I can't wait to try these out.







https://www.revzilla.com/common-trea...p-q4-tire-test
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Re: Dunlop Q4 Released... sound AWESOME

It does not appear to be well suited for the street in the rain.
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Re: Dunlop Q4 Released... sound AWESOME

Maybe because it is a track day tire.......
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Old 05-21-2018, 11:50 AM
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Re: Dunlop Q4 Released... sound AWESOME

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It does not appear to be well suited for the street in the rain.
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I agree that it probably will not be the best rain tire due to it having the absolute least amount of siping permissible on a DOT street tire. But for those that don't run in the rain, I'm thinking this tire would rock.
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Re: Dunlop Q4 Released... sound AWESOME

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I agree that it probably will not be the best rain tire due to it having the absolute least amount of siping permissible on a DOT street tire. But for those that don't run in the rain, I'm thinking this tire would rock.
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I'm thinking any tire with any amount of rubber left will rock in your case!! All you need to do is replace your tires before the belts are showing and you will be in good shape.

Well maybe wait until after Calabogie I need all the help I can get to keep up with you.
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Re: Dunlop Q4 Released... sound AWESOME

For those fortunate enough to be able to avoid the wet I would agree. I am not one of those fortunate ones. Inevitably, I am subjected to wet conditions more often then I would wish.
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