Scooter Tyres Berkshire

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.

Kwik-Fit
0870 9997299
127 London Road
Newbury

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Newtown Motor Spares
0118 9262057
14 Manchester Road
Reading

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Edmunds Exhaust & Autocare Ltd
0118 9891123
370 Reading Road
Wokingham

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A To Z Autoparts Ltd
0118 9011011
Norfolk House
Thatcham

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Tyre Pressure
01753 825085
Upton Court Road
Slough

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Ats Euromaster
(016) 354-2250
34 Queens Road
Newbury

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Hiq
01491 572988
345 Reading Road
Henley On Thames

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Kwik-Fit
0871 2659375
16 Southern Road
Basingstoke

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Kwik-Fit
01753 575611
1 Bath Road
Slough

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Ats Euromaster
01753 524214
1A Furnival Avenue
Slough

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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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