Scooter Tyres Kingston

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.

Kingston Tyre Services Ltd
020 85469510
37-39 Cambridge Road
Kingston Upon Thames

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Hi Q Tyre Services
020 85463311
198 Cambridge Road
Kingston Upon Thames

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Partco Autoparts Ltd
020 85473888
Unit 13 St Georges Industrial Estate
Kingston Upon Thames

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National Tyres & Autocare
020 85460118
79 Penrhyn Road
Kingston Upon Thames

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Autofast Motor Factors Ltd
020 83900777
306 Ewell Road
Surbiton

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Kwik-Fit
0870 9997021
134-137 London Road
Kingston Upon Thames

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Teddington Tyres Ltd
020 89439550
161 Kingston Road
Teddington

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Kwik-Fit
020 83909327
81-87 Brighton Road
Surbiton

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Merityre Of Kingston
020 89746400
18-24 Kingston Hill
Kingston Upon Thames

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Surbiton Tyre & Wheel
020 83911349
171 Hook Road
Surbiton

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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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