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Been only riding when it was dry or semi moist is some spots of the road, never fully drenched. Last nite the roads was fully drenched an a moderate amount of rainfall.

I was making a normal right turn with my normal throttling. An I start spinning out 1st with slight counter steer, so I figure oh that must of been a cross walk or something. Preceded to 2nd normally, an it went right back to spinning the rear. An didnt think much of that either, figured I jus full throttle it is why its breaking loose. Until my uphill climb where top speed it 50 tucked wit front 14t. Going in a straight like the rear starts to get squirmy immediately place my left hand back on the handlebar. Thinkin to myself can you get hydro plane on jus the rear!!!!! Proceded cautiously wit both hands on the bar, an it happen again 2 more times. An it was definetly the rear breaking loose an starting to spin, thus why the euros described its like riding on ice. I was at steady wot, around 8k 4th gear. Not popping clutch or throttling on an off. Steady an the rear was breaking loose. I've lost all trust in theses tires.

Honda u listening! These tires are unsafe in the wet! A lawsuit waiting to happen.
 

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I drove through a small puddle and went to turn a block later and my tires were still slick.

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I've said this from day 1, these tires are less than adequate for the rain. In fact, I'm going to have my boppers put on right now. I'll let you guys know after the weekend if they are any better
 

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Just installed my sc right now after last night went through water and leaned normal on a left turn maybe 30 feet after and felt the rear get super loose made my ass pucker a little so sc are on and i will let yall know what they do
 

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I've been running around on dunlop tt92s for a couple weeks now, 120/80/12 front and rear. Not sure how they'd fair up in the wet stuff, but goddamn do they grip on the dry stuff.

Also have around .5" more clearance due to the larger sidewall.
 

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I've been running around on dunlop tt92s for a couple weeks now, 120/80/12 front and rear. Not sure how they'd fair up in the wet stuff, but goddamn do they grip on the dry stuff.

Also have around .5" more clearance due to the larger sidewall.
I've had the TT92's before and they are slippery in the rain so becareful with them but they definitely the best tire I have ever run on dry roads.
 

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I going to sandpaper the whole tire with rough grits when I get home to get rid of some slickness :)
I've done enough burnouts to take care of that. Trust me. There tires are just too hard.



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Got my Pilot Pure SC's put on today. 120 front and 140 rear. Taking it out tonight for a bit. Eff the stock tires.
Is the 140 rear tire wider than stock? that is what I'm thinking of using and I ride the rain and I will be doing the testing on these tires in the Northern California rainy season in San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Mt View, Milpitas, San Francisco and Santa Cruz area.

Like I warned before about these small tires on the Grom they are not the best for wet roads.
Wish we get more feed back from Thailand or UK about the stock Grom tires or what good rain tires these Grom riders in the other part of the world are using.
 

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The Pilots are nice. The 140 is visibly wider and the bike feels more stable on the road at higher speeds. It also transitions into corners well. The stockers seemed to fall into the corner once you hit a certain lean angle. This setup is smooth at any angle and mid-corner line corrections are smoother too. It looks badass, rides well and is miles better than the stock rocks.

The only drawback is that it has taken a little away from the 14t sprocket since the tire is is a bit taller and weighs a bit more. I ordered a 13t sprocket today to play with. I am fairly happy where I am at right now, just curious about the 13t.

If you like a wider tire, I wouldn't hesitate to get these.


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