Scooter Tyres Islington

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.

Grove Tyres
020 74858753
164 Agar Grove
London

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Jetyres Ltd
020 76093469
69-71 Hornsey Road
London

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24Hr Mobile Tyres
07932 667 111
1 Shelton Street
London

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E Two Parts Express
020 77294600
288 Cambridge Heath Road
London

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Ats Euromaster
020 73871420
60-86 Royal College Street
London

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Fonthill Tyres
020 72634571
2A Fonthill Road
London

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Performance Tyres
020 72415757
48A Evering Road
London

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Kwik-Fit
020 72676075
6 Lissenden Gardens
London

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Incar Motors Factors Ltd
020 72410446
76 Green Lanes
London

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Performance Ltd
020 77397542
2A Buckfast Street
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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