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Product advice: Are 190- and 200-section tyres interchangeable?

Marc Abbott, 15 February 2010 12:59

The Suzuki B-King comes with a 200-section rear tyre profile but it can apparently take a 190-section tyre. Can someone explain this to me? If a 190 is used will the profile be less sharp? Forklift, MCN tyre forum   Bridgestone’s technical department have the answer to this one: “When tyre companies make tyres we can legally make them +/- 4% ...

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Best tyres for a Suzuki GSX-R600 SRAD

Marc Abbott, 12 January 2010 14:46

Q. What are the best tyres to use on a Suzuki GSX-R600 SRAD? My Pirelli Dragon Supercorsas need replacing in time for the first sunny day of next year. Save money on motorcycle tyres I got 5000 miles from this pair, but mileage isn't an issue ­- grip is.R12LA600, MCN tyre forum A. If you were on the Supercorsa Pros, you ...

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Tyre advice: Can I fit tubeless tyres to my bike?

Marc Abbott, 02 December 2009 12:02

Q. I am about to replace the Metzeler ME22 on the front of my MZ250, with an apparently identical replacement. Save cash on motorcycle tyres I say 'apparently', because the current tyre says, in tiny letters, "Tube Type", whilst the replacement tyre has an equally tiny "Tubeless " marking. My bike has spoked wheels, leaving me with no choice but ...

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Best tyres for wet weather grip

Marc Abbott, 04 November 2009 16:48

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 £££s on motorcycle tyres I've got the OE Bridgestone BT016's front and rear now, but the rear is due for replacing in the next ...

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Tyre advice: Which tyres for track days and fast road riding?

Marc Abbott, 16 September 2009 16:08

Q. I'm due a set of tyres on my Suzuki GSX-R1000 K5. Compare and buy motorcycle tyres It's running Bridgestone BT016s at the moment. I am looking for a tyre that grips well in the dry, and is capable of the odd track day. I was thinking of Pirelli Diablo Corsa 3S or Michelin Pilot Power 2CTs. I'm not too ...

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How to make sure your tyres are legal

Marc Abbott, 16 July 2009 09:42

As well as inflating them correctly, the Law says that the grooves of the tread pattern must have a depth of a least 1mm throughout a continuous band measuring at least three-quarters of the breadth of the tread and round the entire outer circumference of the tyre. Compare and buy motorcycle tyres As quite a few bike tyres have grooves ...


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