Scooter Tyres Durham

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.

Guisborough Tyre Services
01287 636139
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Boro Tyres
01642 613612
1 Bowesfield Lane
Stockton On Tees

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Crook Tyre Centre
01388 766667
Unit Castle Close Industrial Estate

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Spray Shop Supplies Ltd
01642 231636
8 Newport Way

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0870 9997175
3 Longlands Road

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National Tyres & Autocare
01388 603078
Unit 2 Abraham Industrial Estate
Bishop Auckland

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Roy Smith
01325 359595
206 North Road

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Tyre Spot
0191 4107101
Devon Cresent
Chester Le Street

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Edmar Tyre & Exhaust Services
01388 420228
The Old School House

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Morgans Tyres Ltd
01642 670411
Grangefield Road
Stockton On Tees

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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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