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Old February 21st, 2016   #11
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The higher speed rated tires will have a stiffer carcass construction typically.
I don't think so, GT versions are for heavier bikes and have stiffer a carcass, I don't imagine Moto GP bikes have stiff tyres at all.
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Old February 22nd, 2016   #12
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I don't think so, GT versions are for heavier bikes and have stiffer a carcass, I don't imagine Moto GP bikes have stiff tyres at all.
http://blog.autosquad.com/tire-speed...ast-you-drive/
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The T30 GT tires are speed rated W, 168 MPH.
I guarantee I will never attempt to approach that speed, unless I run off the road at the Grand Canyon.
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