Dating motorcycle tyres

For example, Dunlop's and Bridgetones tend to have stiff sidewalls and pointy profiles, while Metzelers and Pirellis lean towards very soft sidewalls and very round profiles. Many prefer soft sidewalls because they feel they give more confidence in bumpy corners and a more compliant ride.

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Additionally, some tires are designed to slide earlier to warn the rider they are approaching the tires' limits.

Many riders really like this feel while for others the sensation of sliding the bike around is terrifying and will instantly destroy any confidence.

So the best tire for you is the tire that works with your individual riding style.

When it comes to sport bikes, the subject of tires is a common topic of discussion and few topics evoke as much passion or controversy. While the Dunlop or Michelins race-bred tire may be the most popular, that doesn't necessarily make it the best tire for you and your riding style.

The answer to this question is also extremely suggestive and depends a lot on you.

Last modified 16-Jan-2016 20:19