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Michelin Pilot Pure tyres

Andy Downes, 23 May 2011 16:52

Michelin Pilot Pure tyres, £230 Miles covered/time: 1200/one year What's good: These are the lightest tyres in the class according to Michelin and as road tyres for my 1998 Honda CBR600F-W they seem about perfect. When I bought the bike last year it had some old and original Michelin Macadam 90X rubber fitted. I wasn’t riding a single mile on ...

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Bridgestone Battlax BT-016 Pro Hypersport test

MCN, 27 April 2011 15:30

MCN’s Adam Child visited the Ron Haslam Race School at Silverstone recently, to attend the launch of Bridgestone’s new all-purpose sports tyre. Here’s his report… What are they?Bridgestone’s new BT-016 Pro are the Japanese firm’s latest all-round sports tyres, an evolution of the standard BT-016 using MotoGP technology, it sits between the BT-003 Street and race tyre and their BT-023 ...

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Tyre review: Avon Roadrider

Steve Farrell, 11 January 2011 16:19

Avon Roadrider tyres, £115 (from £52.99 per tyre on MCN Shop)Miles covered/time: 1000/nine months What’s good? Having a 1980s bike doesn’t mean having to reply on 1980s rubber. These Avon Roadriders have brought my 1986 Kawasaki GPz550 up to date and are infinitely superior to the concrete-like tyres that were on it when I bought it. Save cash on motorcycle ...

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Tyre review: Dunlop Roadsmarts

Ped Baker, 06 January 2011 11:01

Dunlop Roadsmart tyres, £94.49 front; £118.99 rear on MCN ShopMiles covered/time: 4000/six months What’s good? The wet weather performance of the Dunlop Roadsmarts is nothing short of incredible. They’re confidence-inspiring, predictable and remarkably grippy. Save £££s on motorcycle tyres In fact, they’re so good it’s almost like riding in the dry! During the first half dozen or so wet rides ...

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New Bridgestone BT-023 impresses

Adam Child, 15 April 2010 14:00

MCN’s Adam Child recently travelled to Scotland to test the new Bridgestone sports-touring tyre. Here are his test notes… Save cash on motorcycle tyres Name: Bridgestone BT-023 Designed for: Sport touring on everything from Deauvilles to GSX-R1000s. There’s even a BT-023GT for heavier touring machines like BMW’s R1200RT. What’s its USP? Bridgestones sportiest touring tyre yet, replacing the BT-021, and ...

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Dunlop Trailmax TR91 review

MCN, 16 March 2010 16:59

MCN's Michael Neeves travelled to France last week to test the latest Dunlop Trailmax adventure tyres. Here are his findings... Save £££s on motorcycle tyres Dunlop Trailmax TR91 Designed for: Sport touring and trail riding. What’s its USP? It’s designed for adventure machines, from the BMW R1200GS to the Yamaha XT660Z Tenere. Riding impressions: If you’ve got a dual purpose ...

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MCN Biking Britain survey: Top 10 tyres for wet grip

MCN, 05 January 2010 14:31

From the results of our 12,000 reader-strong survey, here are your top 10 tyres for wet grip. Save £££s on motorcycle tyres 1. Metzeler TouranceSizes: Front – 110/80x19, 100/90x19, 90/90x21 Rear – 150/70, 130/80, 140/80, 120/90Price: From £54.49 at www.mcnshop.comA dual purpose tyre developed for GSs and KTM Adventure-style bikes. They are not full-blown knobblies and have a smooth rolling ...

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MCN Biking Britain survey: Top 10 longest-lasting adventure tyres

Rob Hull, 17 December 2009 10:03

From the votes of 12,000 MCN readers, here are your top 10 adventure tyres, ranked in order of longevity. Take the Biking Britain survey Save £££s on motorcycle tyres 1. Bridgestone Battle WingSizes: Front – 100/90, 110/80, 90/90 Rear – 130/80, 140/80, 150/70Price: Front – From £61 Rear – From £61The Battle Wing series combines rugged off-road looks with sportier ...

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MCN Biking Britain survey: top 10 grippiest tyres

Rob Hull, 16 July 2009 16:17

More than 12,000 of you have given us your opinions on the kit you use and the bikes you ride. This week, we’re focusing on the performance of your tyres. Click here to change motorcycling forever. 1. Metzeler Racetec Sizes: Front – 120/70 Rear – 180/55, 190/55The new Racetec features the latest evolution of the 0 degree steel belt, a ...


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