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Will GSX-R steer quicker with an 180/55 rear tyre?

I’ve been told that a 180/55 tyre on the back of my Suzuki GSX-R1000 K6 will help it steer quicker. Is that correct?Natasha Quigley, email The ‘pub expert’s’ theory is that because the tyre is narrower it takes less time to roll across its tread width, which makes it faster steering. But this fails to take into account the flatter...

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  • Posted 4 years ago (06 June 2011 17:30)

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