Scooter Tyres Derbyshire

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.

Ryhope Tyres & Exhaust Centre
0191 5210870
2 Ryhope Street

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0871 2659105
Pentagon Island

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01332 752626
1231 London Road

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G A S Motor Factors
0115 9321121
30 Gregory Street

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Plume Tyres
01332 344226
63 Babington Lane

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P & M Tyres
01283 845448
2 Warwick Close
Burton On Trent

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Fast Fit Tyres
01332 280079
227 Derby Road

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Partco Autoparts Ltd
01332 341313
2 Canal Street

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Ats Euromaster
0191 5864219
Dene Terrace

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Dc Tyres
01332 853530
6 Trent La Industrial Estate

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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!

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Continental Conti Twist

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Reviewed by Del Fuego
March 25, 2009
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Pros: Good tire with the right amount of grip.

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