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Have been running the Dunlop GT 501's for several years. I've been in some serious downpours (on a 6 lane freeway trapped in the fast lane and going 15-20 mph type rain)...and have not had any issues. They're good for roughly 7,000 miles the speeds I ride. The OEM Dunlops were really nasty!
Damn, Bruce, I got caught up in a torrential downpour a few years back, with some forum buddies, in Indianapolis. Srubbed off as much speed as was safe when visibility dropped to 15-20 yards. Had to be at least 6 lanes and crazy cagers everywhere! Was glad to be on my Avon "Venoms", sure do miss them!
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Damn, Bruce, I got caught up in a torrential downpour a few years back, with some forum buddies, in Indianapolis. Srubbed off as much speed as was safe when visibility dropped to 15-20 yards. Had to be at least 6 lanes and crazy cagers everywhere! Was glad to be on my Avon "Venoms", sure do miss them!
Damn Paul......that must have been some really nasty $hit huh? You guys get wet azzes at all? Were you with anyone I might know?

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If I remember right it was like driving through a solid sheet of water, and some even stopped to put on rain suits just before it hit. And yeah, there was this guy, kinda of an orange streak went flying past us.......................had some fancy 501's on I think. One of them "Hooligan's" I believe. Wonder what ever happened to him?
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If I remember right it was like driving through a solid sheet of water, and some even stopped to put on rain suits just before it hit. And yeah, there was this guy, kinda of an orange streak went flying past us.......................had some fancy 501's on I think. One of them "Hooligan's" I believe. Wonder what ever happened to him?
Last I heard....he made some really bad turns down in Indy....rode through every bad section of town.......and was never heard from again!
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Probably the best for all of us,LOL! Ride safe my friend and look out for those "orange streaks"!
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HAHHA! Maybe in May or June at this rate!
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