Scooter Tyres Barnet

Scooter yyres, like tyres on any other vehicle, need to be maintained, repaired and occasionally replaced. Here you’ll find additional information on scooter tires as well as local companies and providers that may help you in your search.

Stapleton'S Tyre & Exhaust Centre
020 84493184
24-28 St Albans Road
Barnet

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Moxon Garage & Tyres
020 84497989
Moxon Street
Barnet

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A1 Pitstop Ltd
020 84404649
Meadow Works
Barnet

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Kwik-Fit
0870 9997367
37 Barnet Road
Potters Bar

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Kwik-Fit
0870 9997468
Elstree Way
Borehamwood

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Barnet Motor Factors
020 84497096
34 High Street
Barnet

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Northway Tyres
020 84405868
135 East Barnet Road
Barnet

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Kwik-Fit
0870 9997387
997-1003 High Road
London

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Just Tyres
01707 658965
135 High Street
Potters Bar

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M & A Motor Factors Ltd
020 82071787
Stirling Way
Borehamwood

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Continental Conti Twist

Well, 10,000 kms down on the mighty Suzuki UZ125 and the factory fitted Dunlop rear tyre finally gave up the ghost. This gave us the perfect oportunity to test out something new and exciting... well some new rubber.

I never had any real problem with the original tyres, however when Derbi (our local Conti importer) sent out a Twist for the rear I was VERY impressed. You see it is easy to be happy when there is no comparison available. So I had the Continental fitted up and gave it a few hours of gentle riding to clean off any untoward slippery stuff (there wasn't any, the tyre was excellent from the minute it went on) and get the tyre worn in a bit.

Long story short I was instantly comfortable with the level of grip, to the point where I was using the entire width of the tyre almost instantly. Lean angle is progressive and confidence inspiring and the level of grip is incredibly good, at no point did I even worry about the possiblility of the rear letting go.

The wet weather grip is also admirable, I don't like to push the bike on the road in the wet but in normal day to day riding with a slippery road the tyre felt plenty stable which is a fantastic with the Auckland winter advancing at high speed.

So if you are needing a serious road tyre for your scooter, just go buy a twist, they really are that good!

Editor review

Continental Conti Twist

Overall rating: 
 
8.8
Build quality:
 
9.0
Value For money:
 
8.0
Performance:
 
9.0
Styling:
 
9.0
Reviewed by Del Fuego
March 25, 2009
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Pros: Good tire with the right amount of grip.
 
 


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