Tyres

  • Tyre Review: Bridgestone T30 tyres

    28 May 2013 by Andy Downes

    Tyre Review: Bridgestone T30 tyres

    Bridgestone T30 tyres, £200 approx Tester: Andy Downes Miles/time: 2400 miles/two months What’s good: These slot into Bridgestone’s range as sports touring tyres for road riders who cover big mileage...

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  • Michelin Road Pilot 3

    22 April 2013 by Andy Collis

    I replaced the Michelin Pilot Road 2s on my BMW R1200RT in January with the Pilot Road 3s because of the reviews about wet weather performance. The rear is due for replacement now having completed 9200 winter/spring UK A and B road miles. I estimate that the front has another 3000 miles left. Brilliant tyres: improved grip in the wet over the 2s, which I thought were...

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  • Tyre review: Michelin Pilot Road 3

    26 November 2012 by Andy Downes

    Tyre review: Michelin Pilot Road 3

    Michelin Pilot Road 3 tyres, £235 (approx) Miles covered/time: 1000 miles/six months What’s good: I tried a set of these Michelins on a Honda CBF1000 that I was running over winter a while back and...

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  • Michelin Pilot Pure tyres

    23 May 2011 by Andy Downes

    Michelin Pilot Pure tyres

    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...

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  • Tyre review: Avon Roadrider

    11 January 2011 by Steve Farrell

    Tyre review: Avon Roadrider

    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...

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  • Product review: Motrax Bazel brush

    06 January 2011 by Dan Aspel

    Product review: Motrax Bazel brush

    Motrax Bazel brush, £2.99 Time used: two vigorous washes What’s good? This brush has a good solid handle, a nice array of bristles and can be poked into any crevice you dare to investigate. Save...

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  • Tyre review: Dunlop Roadsmarts

    06 January 2011 by Ped Baker

    Tyre review: Dunlop Roadsmarts

    Dunlop Roadsmart tyres, £94.49 front; £118.99 rear on MCN Shop Miles covered/time: 4000/six months What’s good? The wet weather performance of the Dunlop Roadsmarts is nothing short of incredible.

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  • Tyre review: Bridgestone BT-003RS

    23 July 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    Tyre review: Bridgestone BT-003RS

    Bridgestone BT-003RS, approx £220 Miles covered/time: Three race weekends What’s good? Tyres for 250s and 400s are increasingly rare – especially sticky new designs. My TZR250 is even harder to cater...

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  • New Bridgestone BT-023 impresses

    15 April 2010 by Adam Child

    New Bridgestone BT-023 impresses

    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...

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  • Dunlop Trailmax TR91 review

    16 March 2010 by MCN

    Dunlop Trailmax TR91 review

    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...

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  • First test: Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact

    08 March 2010 by Michael Neeves

    First test: Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact

    Metzeler have a new Sportec M3 replacement, called the Sportec M5 Interact. Save £££s on motorcycle tyres Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves went along to its launch in Portimao to check it out. "The...

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  • Tyre review: Avon Viper Supersport

    25 November 2009 by Neil Tomlinson

    Tyre review: Avon Viper Supersport

    What's good? I was in need of some tyres that would fit my Street Triple and cope with the rigors of commuting, scratching and the odd session in the fast group at track days. They also had to be...

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  • Tyre review: Dunlop Qualifier RR

    01 November 2009 by Michael Neeves

    Tyre review: Dunlop Qualifier RR

    I’ve recently completed several hundred road miles and the first three sessions of a Brands Hatch track day on Dunlop’s Qualifier RR rubber. Compare and buy motorcycle tyres in the MCN Shop They...

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  • Tyre advice: Can I still use old tyres?

    26 May 2009 by Marc Abbott

    Tyre advice: Can I still use old tyres?

    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 have a pair of aged Pirelli Dragon Evos on my Kawasaki...

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