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    Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
    « Reply #45 on: 2017-08-08 22:28:06 »
    Shame it doesn't actually state Heavyweight or anything but I think 73W amounts to the same thing.

    The 73W load rating seems to be an industry standard for 180/55/ZR/17 rear tyres recommended for RT's.

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      Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
      « Reply #46 on: 2017-08-16 14:50:50 »
      New pair of RS I's fitted today at NBT, fitting charges can & do vary depending on the cost of/profit in the tyres themselves.

      For example, today, the pair of tyres were £184 & I was charged £10 for both (£5 each) to be fitted & dynamically balanced to loose wheels.

      In the past, the same tyres cost £168, but was charged £16 for fitting for both (£8 each).

      Hello David,

      I would be interested to know the date of manufacture of your new Road Smarts. (Week Number and Year is on the offside sidewall) Thanks.

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        Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
        « Reply #47 on: 2017-08-16 15:48:36 »
        I would be interested to know the date of manufacture of your new Road Smarts. (Week Number and Year is on the offside sidewall).

        Front = Week 01 & Year 17

        Rear = Week 41 & Year 16

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          Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
          « Reply #48 on: 2017-08-16 16:07:58 »
          Thanks

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            Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
            « Reply #49 on: 2018-10-23 11:54:54 »
            The bike has now done 25,500 miles, that's 5,000 miles on the current, fourth pair of tyres. Both the F&R are legal with about 1mm of serviceable tread remaining.

            The ride is not compliant, therefore will be changing for a new pair of RS 1's.
            « Last Edit: 2018-10-23 11:56:45 by David. »

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              Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
              « Reply #50 on: 2018-10-23 22:19:06 »
              The bike has now done 25,500 miles, that's 5,000 miles on the current, fourth pair of tyres. Both the F&R are legal with about 1mm of serviceable tread remaining.

              The ride is not compliant, therefore will be changing for a new pair of RS 1's.


              You need some PR4's! You'll get 10k out of them and save yourself some candy  8)
              The GS 'is' the better bike :-)

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                Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                « Reply #51 on: 2018-10-26 16:24:44 »
                Got a new pair of Roadsmarts today, £169 plus £5.50 each fitted & balanced to loose wheels = £180 all in.

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                  Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                  « Reply #52 on: 2019-09-13 18:14:05 »
                  Dunlop don't seem to list the original Roadsmart, https://www.dunlop.eu/en_gb/motorcycle/products/search-results.html?type=ridingstyle&rs=sport_tour&at=sport-touring#/ are they no longer in production.

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                    Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                    « Reply #53 on: 2019-09-14 10:05:46 »
                    My tyre fitter of choice, NBT, have confirmed that Dunlop Roadsmarts are now indeed discontinued, https://www.nationalbiketyres.co.uk/dunlop

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                      Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                      « Reply #54 on: 2019-09-14 23:38:48 »
                      My tyre fitter of choice, NBT, have confirmed that Dunlop Roadsmarts are now indeed discontinued, https://www.nationalbiketyres.co.uk/dunlop
                      But you can get Roadsmart IIIs, suitable for the RT.
                      I've used Dunlops in the distant past and I was impressed with the consistency from new to worn out which other tyres didn't have.  I might be tempted to try these Dunlops at some time in the future.
                      My 4th R1200RT = 2016 (2017 MY) R1200RT LE

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                        Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                        « Reply #55 on: 2019-09-15 10:00:17 »
                        But you can get Roadsmart IIIs, suitable for the RT.
                        I've used Dunlops in the distant past and I was impressed with the consistency from new to worn out which other tyres didn't have.  I might be tempted to try these Dunlops at some time in the future.
                        Roadsmart III's for me  👍
                        Great tyre.
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                          Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                          « Reply #56 on: 2019-09-15 19:21:52 »
                          Roadsmart III's are not one of the BMW Motorrad recommended tyres for my bike.

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                            Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                            « Reply #57 on: 2019-09-15 20:12:50 »
                            Another positive vote for Dunlop RS3's. Great price point, longevity and handling.

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                              Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                              « Reply #58 on: 2019-09-15 20:25:18 »
                              Roadsmart III's are not one of the BMW Motorrad recommended tyres for my bike.


                              And?.. Break free from the motherships recommendations and feel liberated! They won't thank you for being a loyal servant. 👍 PR 4's, you'll be able to ride in the rain then 😁
                              The GS 'is' the better bike :-)

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                                Re: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart
                                « Reply #59 on: 2019-09-15 21:54:38 »
                                Another positive vote for Dunlop RS3's. Great price point, longevity and handling.
                                I posted a link sometime ago that shows BMW R1200RT being tested with Dunlop Roadsmart III's. Surely BMW wouldn't have allowed it if they didn't agree to it?
                                Vini, Vidi, Velcro....... I came,  I saw, I stuck around.