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What's the best tyre for year-round riding?

Chris Dabbs, 16 December 2009 14:47

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. I've got the OE Bridgestone BT016s front and rear now, but the rear is due for replacing in the next couple of weeks. Nick ...

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What's the best track day rubber?

Chris Dabbs, 16 December 2009 14:31

Q. I'm gearing up for next year's track days already and I'm looking for some fresh rubber. I've used Pirelli Super Corsa Pros but my supplier is suggesting the Bridgestone 003s which are cheaper too. What do you think? Shane Brisband, Rugby Save money on motorcycle tyres A. The Pirellis are better, with more ultimate grip and feel, while the ...

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Taking care of tyres after a trackday

Chris Dabbs, 07 May 2009 15:14

Tyre manufacturers have developed specific tyres for specific purposes, so doing a trackday on tyres designed as as a sports touring tyre will hammer them on the track. However, they won't have blistered. That only happens when a tyre delaminates, and the horrendous vibration you'd experience would make you park the bike straightaway. The edges of the tread on both ...

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Clothing advice: Iridium visors for pillions

Chris Dabbs, 05 March 2009 15:37

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. Can you help settle an argument between my girlfriend and I – I know that iridium visors are illegal to ride with, but are pillion passengers exempt from this, as she would like one for ...

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Tyre advice: Sports touring tyres

Chris Dabbs, 03 March 2009 16:59

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I’ve had my Honda VFR800 FIX for ten months and its mismatched tyres now need replacing. I'm about 13.5 stone in leathers and enjoy weekend rides scratching around B-roads. I'm certainly not a championship racer, ...

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Tire advice : Honda CB1000 Big One tires

Chris Dabbs, 02 March 2009 11:34

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I ride a Honda CB1000 Big One, its rear tyre is a 170/60 x 18 and I’m struggling to get a tyre to fit it apart from Dunlop’s D202. Dunlop produced two other models, but have ...

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Technical advice : Aprilia air filters

Chris Dabbs, 02 March 2009 11:02

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I've read numerous forum postings about de-restricting an Aprilia Tuono Rbut can't find a definitive answer. I've just bought the latest model and intend to keep the original exhaust at the moment. Is it ...

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Technical advice: Suzuki TL1000R rain problems

Chris Dabbs, 20 February 2009 16:52

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert hereQ. My Suzuki TL1000R runs fine until the rain starts to fall. Then at slow speeds it cuts out and only fires on one pot. I have put grease over the front HT cap just in ...

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Clothing advice: Choosing a back protector

Chris Dabbs, 13 February 2009 11:06

MCN expert Chris Dabbs is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I have a Dainese leather jacket with a Backspace G back protector insert. After reading horror stories about failure to use the right back protector - I am considering upgrading to a full-piece strap on ...

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