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Old 11-09-2018, 10:53 AM   #41
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I did not notice any additional noise with them.
Wet weather grip is insane. Sooo planted.
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Old 11-10-2018, 11:25 PM   #42
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Took me a minute to realize that the white patch was the beads. Did you lose some when you dismounted the tire? Also, can you hear a difference in road noise (all that aggressive tread)?
I wear earplugs and always have my sena music when riding, but I don’t notice any tire noise at all. From what I understand, the beads are single use only. A better rider than me may feel a difference with the extra 4oz of unsprung weight from the beads. But they balance great, and I like not having weights on my wheels.

Plus the beads were free, so..
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Old 11-11-2018, 12:41 AM   #43
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Seriously? Road noise in a motorcycle tire.
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Old 11-11-2018, 06:17 AM   #44
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I have 7,000 + miles on my Road 5s on my Gen 2. Traction is great and the wear is even better than the PR 4s. Looks like i will get another 5-7,000 miles next season.

Rode in several downpours and the tires gripped as they should.

They are worth every penny of the cost.
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