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Just curious as to the pros and cons of the 60 vs 70 on the front tire size.

I would imagine the 70 turns easier but is there any drawbacks or benefits otherwise of one over the other?

Gonna be running the michelin power one on a 2g 10R and I am a big guy at 6'2", 280lb so any advice would be appreciated.
 

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The shorter tire turns faster.
I had a vfr1k with 16" wheel, fkn insane handling.17 is more stable
 

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The smaller section will give you faster turn in. But the decreased radius means you are losing some rubber when the tire is leaned over. There is a reason most bike come with the 120/70.
 

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I'm not change wheel size just curious on tire.

I figure the less inertia itself of a 16" vs 17" wheel alone makes a huge difference.

But as far as tire size which would u recommend for aggressive road use for a big guy
 

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Would the less radius of the 60 allow for more braking power in a straight line? I would assume when upright the 60 has more road contact?
 

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I'm not change wheel size just curious on tire.

I figure the less inertia itself of a 16" vs 17" wheel alone makes a huge difference.

But as far as tire size which would u recommend for aggressive road use for a big guy
Leave it as is. Find something else to change on that gen2, like the brakes, if you aint already
 
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