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10 July 2013 10:49
MCN caught up with racing legend Ron Haslam recently to talk about Bridgestone's T30 sports touring tyre - the new rubber of choice for the Ron Haslam Race School.
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22 July 2013 18:29
I have put these on my F800ST and some 2000 miles later I can confirm they are awesome. The level of grip is staggering and if the wet performance is as good then it is an improvement on the BT23 (which was a very good tyre in its own right) that bodes well for everyone.
17 July 2013 16:16
15 July 2013 18:29
venturer - Since most bikes (including race replicas) will run out of ground clearance before traction in the dry, I would rather err on the side of more wet grip, even on the track*.
And unless one is racing, using race tires than need tire warmers and still go bad after a few heat cycles is a waste.
*Last time I crashed on the track was in the rain.
15 July 2013 01:38
Err on the side of grip
the bike mags have been pushing sport/touring tyres as being good enough for sports riding on the road. Well if your a fast road rider, the more grip with a sports tyres means you can ride faster n safer.
Yes, the fact that a modern sports tyre might have more grip then you could ever use on the road just gives a bigger margin of safety, the difference could be sitting upside down in a field wondering why you crashed. Err on the side of grip.
11 July 2013 19:46
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