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How to tell if your tyres are past it

Marc Abbott, 08 December 2009 15:54

Q. My Honda CBR400RR has had the same tyres on it for at least three years, possibly even longer than that. I have Bridgestone Battlax front and rear and they have more than enough tread to see me through the winter at least (the bike had been standing around for ages before I bought it). Should I change them as ...

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Tyre advice: Best tyres for a 2002 Aprilia RSV Mille

Marc Abbott, 25 November 2009 16:55

Q. My 2002 Aprilia RSV1000R has Pirelli tyres on it. What would you recommend as the better tyres for the Aprilia? Metzeler or Pirelli? Save £££s on motorcycle tyres Chris Jackson, email A. It depends what you¹re going to use them for. Dunlop's Qualifier II are a good sports tyre for the road, Dunlop Qualifier Rrs are good for road/track. For ...

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Tyre advice: What's the difference between aftermarket and OE tyres?

Marc Abbott, 25 November 2009 16:30

Q. Can you tell me what the difference is between a Bridgestone BT014F and a BT014FJ, and a BT014R and a BT014RN? My dealer can't give me an answer and there is a big difference in price. Save cash on motorcycle tyres The bike is a GSX-R600 K7 and the items with the added suffix are the OEM fitment. Andy ...

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Tyre advice: Tyres for fast road riding on an Aprilia RS250

Marc Abbott, 18 November 2009 11:55

Q. I have a 2001 Aprilia RS250 and I'm looking for the best tyres for fast road use (not track days). Save £££s on motorcycle tyres Simon Bleasdale, email A. Look out for some Bridgestone BT-090s. They're a discontinued tyre strictly speaking, but there's plenty about and you can probably get a deal - racers commonly use Holbeach Tyres (01406 423611/422462, ...

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Tyre Advice: Why's my front tyre wearing quicker than the rear?

Marc Abbott, 11 November 2009 16:56

I have fitted a pair of Bridgestone 021s last spring and the front is down to the wear pips but the rear still has a couple of thousand miles left. I can't complain about the grip levels as they seem solid enough, but the mileage return on the front is poor. I have a ZZR1100 which I have owned from ...

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Best tyres for an 07 Yamaha R1

Marc Abbott, 04 November 2009 16:45

I need to replace the tyres on my 2007 Yamaha R1. I don't go mad riding and it's mainly for blasts in the country and posing! Save cash on motorcycle tyres So far I've narrowed it down to Pirelli Diablo Corsas, Dunlop Qualifier RRs or Bridgestone Battlax 016s. What do you think?Steve Pullen, email Dunlop Qualifier RRs are really good. Neevesy ...

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Can you scrub in a tyre before fitting it?

Marc Abbott, 22 October 2009 14:56

Q. I'm off to Almeria in Spain this month and have bought a set of Maxxis Supermaxx sport tyres for the occasion. Save money on motorcycle tyres Do you think it would be a good idea to use the tyres as virgins straight away on the track (bearing in mind that you are supposed to do 100 miles to get ...

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Tyre advice: Tyres for road and track use

Marc Abbott, 15 October 2009 13:12

Q. My Ducati 1000S is due a new set of tyres after 6500 miles on the original Phantoms. Can you recommend a good replacement for fast road use with the odd track day. I don't use the bike in the winter or in the wet. Save £££s on motorcycle tyres Got any ideas or shall I stick with the OE ...

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Tyre advice: Tyres for commuting in winter

Marc Abbott, 15 October 2009 12:35

Q. As I commute through winter on my bike, I'm interested in fitting a rear tyre that will cope with all the rain, slush and snow and still give decent grip when the weather is fine. Save cash on motorcycle tyres I've got the OE Bridgestone BT016's front and rear now, but the rear is due for replacing in the ...

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When to replace your rear tyre

Marc Abbott, 08 October 2009 18:42

Could you please advise whether the rear tyre on my track R1 is still useable. It has had a couple of very hard days at the track, the last being around the Brands GP circuit. Save money on motorcycle tyres The right-hand side has a lot of wear and has (in my opinion) squared off quite badly. Martin Townsend, email We ...

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