Tyre pressures

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Tyre pressures

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Hi all just wondering what's the best tyre pressure for front and rear on my 2001 zx9r as feels a bit hard at moment when out
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36 F
42R
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That's nearly as bad a question as what oil to use. The handbook says 36/42 for a reason, though wiser people will say different :roll:
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Stock pressures for your ZX9r would be f36 - r42 psi but there are many variables within that i.e. tyre make and model, weight, riding style etc. etc. The handbook pressures for my Triumph Sprint ST 1050 (with 120/70/17 front and 180/55/17 rear) is 36/42 psi, but I'm running my Pilot Powers at f33/r38 psi and the difference for the better is marked.
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Many peeps seem to benefit form a couple of lbs down front and back, I've always stuck to standard.
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