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Exclamation What is a Michelin Cup tire? - October 11, 2013, 09:03 AM

Why is this (person/dealer) said he the only one around got them?


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October 11, 2013, 09:06 AM

because he wants you to buy from him. he's certainly not the only one supplying them

I believe they replace the power pures. I also think they need to be used with warmers, making them really a track only tire


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October 11, 2013, 09:19 AM

oh ok, so thats the actual new name?


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Michelin Power Cup


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October 11, 2013, 09:32 AM

ok cool thank you


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accually the power sport replaced the pure....the CUP's are the DOT race tire....I have several sets of take offs FS if you wanna try them cheap......


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accually the power sport replaced the pure....the CUP's are the DOT race tire....I have several sets of take offs FS if you wanna try them cheap......
120/190 J?


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accually the power sport replaced the pure....the CUP's are the DOT race tire....I have several sets of take offs FS if you wanna try them cheap......
oh didn't know that. Does the cup still require a warmer, basically making it a track only tire? That was my impression


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120/190 J?

only have 180's for the Michelins I have some 190 Dunlop 211-GPA's ...let me know


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oh didn't know that. Does the cup still require a warmer, basically making it a track only tire? That was my impression
yes the CUP's are Michelins Race tire....there are street versions of the CUPs also but they do not come in compound choices (I think Michelin is doing away with those...) the Pilot Power SuperSport is the full name of the line that replaced the pures and is an awesome tire...


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October 11, 2013, 10:37 AM

Def Jason will let u know, but dont want to spend anymore $ on the spidy. homeboy wants 350 new is that good 120/190?


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Def Jason will let u know, but dont want to spend anymore $ on the spidy. homeboy wants 350 new is that good 120/190?

I sell mine $100 for the set (Michelin or dunlops).....rear has 20-25 laps and front has 30-35 laps TONs of life on em especially for street riding....just shoot me a pm


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I sell mine $100 for the set (Michelin or dunlops).....rear has 20-25 laps and front has 30-35 laps TONs of life on em especially for street riding....just shoot me a pm
That actually didn't answer the question.

Yes, $350 for a new set is reasonable.


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October 11, 2013, 12:41 PM

I thought power cup replaced the power one and came with dot race or street just like the power one?


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That actually didn't answer the question.

Yes, $350 for a new set is reasonable.
ok cool thx Nate. and speedy recovery.


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