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MICHELIN® POWER CUP 2

Increase your track time while lowering your lap times!*

  • Michelin’s street legal sportbike tire designed for 90% track use
  • Plug-and-Play Performance
  • Optimum dual compound distribution
  • Optimized for Track Use
  • Michelin’s Premium Touch™ technology

Why choose the MICHELIN® Power Cup 2 tire?

Michelin’s street legal sportbike tire designed for 90% track use

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Plug-and-Play Performance

Michelin’s range of street, track day and racing tires offer quick warm up and share the same architecture, dual compounds and tread patterns for effortless sport bike set-up from street to track.

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Optimum dual compound distribution

MICHELIN® 2CT and 2CT+ Technologies optimize the placement of carbon black compounds for enhanced grip.

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Optimized for Track Use

The low void ratios offer maximum slick zones for enhanced dry grip at all phases of lean angle.

MICHELIN Power Cup 2-2CT Technology

Michelin’s Premium Touch™ technology

The patented sidewall designs of the MICHELIN® Power Cup 2 tire enhance sportbike styling.

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Approved by one or several Manufacturers

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Minimum Cold Pressure on Track (1)

  • Minimum Cold Pressure on Track (1)

           Front 30.5 psi

           Rear 22 psi

 

  • Target Hot Pressure

           Front 34.8 psi
           Rear 24.65 psi

Important

NOTE: MICHELIN® POWER® Slick 2 tires and MICHELIN® POWER® Cup 2 tires can suffer from cold breaks if stored, transported or handled below 41ºF. Do not mount at temperatures below 50ºF.

MICHELIN POWER CUP 2 Reviews
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25 reviews for MICHELIN POWER CUP 2
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The Best Sport-Focused tire

Reviewed by Saul T - November 15, 2022

I'm on my fourth set of PCIIs with my gsxr1k track bike and all I can say is, wow. These tires perform as well, and last longer, than any other manufacturer's offering in this class. I get 30% more sessions compared to others. That said, my longevity rating is based on pure track use. I can get about 5-600mi out of a set, on track, and that, to me, is amazing. This is not a street bias tire. If you're expecting to get 1000mi look elsewhere - this is not the tire for you. If you want a very predictable, even-wearing, long lasting, no-tire-warmer track tire that performs confidently at full wear, this is what you're looking for. I'm sure this tire will perform phenomenally on the street, as well, but you'll be burning them up quickly. Keep the above in mind and I think you'll find this tire quite satisfying, and well worth the money. [Haven't tested in wet conditions and this is an obligatory field so only 1 star reported so as to fulfill this requirement]

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November 1, 2022
Hi Ray, thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback of the MICHELIN Power Cup 2 tires! Feel free to tag us on social media @MichelinMotorcycle.US or #MichelinOnMyMoto.
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1st year with michelin power cup 2

Reviewed by Bobito - September 16, 2022

Great feedback. Excellent grip

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Hi Bobito, thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback.
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Great Tires

Reviewed by SpeedMax - July 28, 2021

Rear 3000Miles on street with 1 Track day on Tuono V4, leaving black stripes on all my favorite turns. Front still has 50% life left. Anything over 60f , need a bit of heat to start doing it's work. Track HOT 34F/24R Street Cold 33F/34R

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4 sizes available for MICHELIN® POWER CUP 2

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MICHELIN® POWER CUP 2 120/70ZR17 (58W)

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120/70ZR17 (58W)

With Value

120

Ratio

70

Diameter

17

Load index

120/70ZR17 (58W)

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MICHELIN® POWER CUP 2 180/55ZR17 (73W)

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180/55ZR17 (73W)

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180

Ratio

55

Diameter

17

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180/55ZR17 (73W)

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MICHELIN® POWER CUP 2 190/55ZR17 (75W)

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190/55ZR17 (75W)

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190

Ratio

55

Diameter

17

Load index

190/55ZR17 (75W)

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MICHELIN® POWER CUP 2 200/55ZR17 (78W)

Display Size

200/55ZR17 (78W)

With Value

200

Ratio

55

Diameter

17

Load index

200/55ZR17 (78W)

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Legal Mentions

 (1) Pressure taken with tire and rim at ambient temperature, just before the first ride or just before installing the tire warmers.

* Based on external test conducted at the Cartagena Circuit in Spain using a 2019 Suzuki® GSX-R1000R fitted with 120/70 ZR 17 front and 190/55 ZR 17 rear tires comparing lap times of MICHELIN® Power Cup 2 tires with MICHELIN® Power Cup Evo tires. Local on-track results may vary.

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