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Old 12-04-2012, 07:18 PM
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As in snow?
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The Michelin A/S Pilots are actually a little better in the snow then the pirelli. I had both. The major difference I found between the two is that the Michelin are a little softer than the Pirelli. This makes for a smoother ride but sacrifices a small bit of cornering at higher speeds. I am talking the difference between 70 and 75 on an on ramp. So not really much. However, because the Pirelli are a harder compound they will give an added 5k in miles over the Michelin.

So its a trade off. Softer ride: Michelin. Longer life Pirelli. Michelin are definitely a better A/S though as there was a marked change when heavy rain or snow was a factor.
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