Scooter Tyres Brixton

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.

Vulcaniza Tyre Services
020 79249777
363 Clapham Road
London

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C & R Tyres
020 77016509
7 John Ruskin Street
London

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Southwest Tyres
020 86239243
124-128 Brixton Hill
London

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Turbo Tyres
020 79249831
90 Acre Lane
London

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Madhouse Tyres
020 77018161
4-12 Albany Road
London

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Zaks Tyres
020 72741710
2-10 Pulross Road
London

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Invicta Car Spot
020 76222737
355 Wandsworth Road
London

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United Tyres
020 76225400
Pensbury Place
London

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Melborne Tyres
020 82996467
24 Grove Vale
London

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Latchmere Motor Spares
020 72283907
93-97 Latchmere Road
London

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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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