Scooter Tyres Derby

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.

S S Tyres
01332 341744
Unit 26 Robinsons Industrial Estate
Derby

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Britannia Tyres Ltd
01332 347491
116 Siddals Road
Derby

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Anglo Japanese Motor Factors
01332 381673
Unit 28 Robinsons Industrial Estate
Derby

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B A B Motors Ltd
01332 369619
Elton Road
Derby

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Pirelli
01332 752626
1231 London Road
Derby

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Derby Motor Factors Ltd
01332 290277
Forman Street
Derby

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Speedy Performance Centre
01332 756116
1102-1104 London Road
Derby

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Bennetts
01332 378870
Goodalls Depo
Derby

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Hart Of England Tyres
01332 366601
Mansfield Road
Derby

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Hiq
01332 343254
4 Friary Street
Derby

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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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