The front and rear tires of my Mille R turned into a Tuono R wear out differently. After 2 days on the track, the front shows a normal shredded/bubbly pattern. But the rear shows only "wear". I have not seen such a front/rear difference riding my Falco in the past -- although on a different brand of tires.
Good grip, all in all, but not confidence inspiring is the best I could describe the feeling of the rear.
- Both tires are almost new Metzeler Sportec M1.
- Pressure was 31/30.
- Outside temp was hot, 100+ degrees
- Riding style is more "fluid" than "whack it"; level is "B" group... on a good day the slowest of the A group.
- I tried to increase rear preload to reduce squat under acceleration, up to the point where it just made the rear slide under power (that would be a bad thing for me...)
- Increasing rebound a touch made the bumps more bumpy, no other improvements.
Sure, I could get a different brand of tires, but why would it change the wear pattern?
What do you think? Is this a way of life riding straight handlebars (a first for me)? Rethink the suspensions settings?