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Dunops D211's

Postby sammy » Tue Nov 19, 2013 8:33 pm

Question is …. there are D211... S - M - E …….whats what?
reason I'm asking is, the guys at the track are now selling the gp racers D211, i saw these gp racers on the shelf today at the bike shop, they where the E" and were $260 for a rear.
Sounds good, I'm guessing they are better than the GP A's anyhow, any feed back?
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby rogase » Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:41 am

I think E is for endurance compound ie just the hard option. I've used a GP racer in an an E before and thing was as hard as concrete I couldn't wear it out! You could do a day at the Island and the the tyre would look brand new. I found it to hard though and I couldn't do good times on it so I ditched it. I think the new GP racers and the 211 are Ntec construction do you can't really go wrong with either I just wouldn't go the E stick with medium unless you want the tyre to last a long time.
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby khobun » Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:53 am

Didn't Dan used to run a hard compound on the rear?
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby sammy » Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:54 pm

Thanks Rogase, yea i was thinking that, the GP As' that i used to run were sticky but had to be careful getting on the gas as they were also quite hard…. i felt i out grew them once i was gaining confidents and went to the D211 slicks. they are not waring well at all hence my questions re the D211 E. I guess the price says it all. Was hoping as they were the new GP racer that they had a lot more to offer at the lower price.
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby jonnymac » Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:45 pm

Hey Sammy,

I reckon you'll find it will be ok on the new surface and with the times your doing. Sean was running high 40s when he was struggling with grip...if I remember correctly??? Rogase???
Also before the new surface which has great grip?? Again Rogase?

I also think you should be able to tune out the destroying of your current bags, both Rogase and I were able to on Monday. Both of us are having great wear characteristics now.

Your suspension has had work done to it now hasn't it?

It will just be a matter of fiddling the knobs.......

Oh yeh and do you still have your six? I saw an add the other day I didn't like.

Word on the street is these six get around the island pretty good :D 8)
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby khobun » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:34 am

What add mate?
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby jonnymac » Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:00 am

khobun wrote:What add mate?


I'm pretty sure I saw a familiar ZX6R for sale.
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby khobun » Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:38 pm

Another dissatisfied green customer? :lol:
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby sammy » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:23 pm

lol… very observant Jonny, i did, I'm sorry, but work has been slow and it was an easy sale.
i was over the moon with it and looking fwd to a long relationship but was easier to sell than the R1 would be.
Its the R1 I'm having tire issues with, the zx6 was great on tyres.
Ill have another 6 but it will have to wait a while.
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby jonnymac » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:43 pm

khobun wrote:Another dissatisfied green customer? :lol:



Hmmmmm look above Byronboyo...... Easier to sell than the R1!!!!

Cos more people want them. It would seem your the only dissatisfied green customer on this thread....

lol

But I'm the first one to say the 09 zx6r onwards is the green teams best 600 race bike since the 04 model.....
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby jonnymac » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:45 pm

sammy wrote:lol… very observant Jonny, i did, I'm sorry, but work has been slow and it was an easy sale.
i was over the moon with it and looking fwd to a long relationship but was easier to sell than the R1 would be.
Its the R1 I'm having tire issues with, the zx6 was great on tyres.
Ill have another 6 but it will have to wait a while.


Has your R1 had a suspension revalve?
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby sammy » Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:11 pm

Stock standard Jonny… bike has 1400kms on it. bought it new a year ago. Not touched the suspension at all… was going to get the boys at the track to play with it next time i go.
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby jonnymac » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:03 pm

Ok defiantly need to stiffen it right up then. That will help a lot with tyre wear.

Just make sure you check that the boys at the track are available there was a few unhappy punters on Monday and Tuesday.

Stuart wasn't available as he was looking after josh brooks.
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby sammy » Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:43 am

ah problem solved… S M and E are all the same price, i thought the E was discounted being a harder tyre. :D so i bought a medium rear and soft front, happy days. Had change out of $400, can't do better than that at the track.
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Re: Dunops D211's

Postby rogase » Fri Nov 22, 2013 4:12 pm

Yes a hard compound will cover up bad suspension settings but as JM mentioned we were both tearing on Monday and then a few turns of pre load and the tyre wear improved remarkably. Got your self a good deal, just get someone to set up your suspension on the R1. Riding on the track finds the limitation of the stock set ups pretty quickly, particularly Phillip Island given how fast the track is.
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