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Advice: Are my tyres causing vibrations?

Marc Abbott, 09 June 2010 11:49

I have a 2000 Honda Varadero 1000 with only 7000 miles on and it’s developed a vibration. I've checked the tyre pressures and they are spot on. I have slackened the chain off a bit more, but to no benefit. Both sprockets are fine.Pauldid, email The wheels could be out of balance, especially the front one. There are balance weights on ...

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Best tyres for a Suzuki Hayabusa

Marc Abbott, 23 December 2009 10:02

Q. I've owned a 2005 Suzuki Hayabusa from new and I've been using Michelin Pilot Sport HPXs which were great. When I was in France in the summer I got a puncture in the rear so I got a Suzuki dealer to fit a new tyre. Save cash on motorcycle tyres Video: 10 years of the Suzuki Hayabusa I told ...

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British Standards for puncture repairs

Marc Abbott, 01 July 2009 12:06

A British standard exists for motorcycle tyre repairs (BSAU159f), which determines the strength of the repair and where it can and can’t be made in the tyre. Compare and buy motorcycle tyres Being a British Standard, it is a recommendation only, and not the law. BSAU159f states that no repairs are allowed in the sidewalls (these flex continuously and a ...

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Tyre advice: I need a tyre for high mileage commuting

Marc Abbott, 17 June 2009 17:18

Q. I just took the plunge and bought a Sprint 955 which I'm loving but I need a new rear tyre. The bike is currently fitted with Bridgestone BT014s. Compare and buy motorcycle tyres However, I am a very new rider and am mainly doing motorway miles (60 a day) and then London miles (20 a day). I am completely ...

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Tyre advice: The best tyres for a Hayabusa

Marc Abbott, 14 May 2009 11:21

MCN expert Marc Abbott is here to answer any questions you have on anything bike related. If you have any questions, ask an expert here Q. I’ve just got a mint Suzuki Hayabusa which is great for me now I’ve got that boy-racer thing out of the system at the tender age of 48. I just love the tidal wave of throttle ...

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Tyre pressure advice from Avon

Marc Abbott, 05 May 2009 11:59

Avon Tyres is advising us to check our tyre pressures ahead of the long motorcycling summer. Compare and buy motorcycle tyres Peter McNally, Avon Tyres’ Technical Product Manager for Motorcycle tyres says: “Tyre pressures on a motorcycle are critical to the safety of the rider aboard it – there’s no other way of putting it. "The tyre’s connection with the ...


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