Scooter Tyres Northumberland

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.

0870 9997331
Morpeth Road

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A S Tyres Ltd
01661 843316
High Meadows

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Hi Q Tyre Services
01670 514513
2C Coopies Field

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Team Valley Motor Factors Ltd
0191 4877174
Perth Court

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S I Auto Accessories
0191 2764978
28 Millers Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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National Tyres & Autocare
0191 4160980
Industrial Road

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Watts Tyres
0191 4159120
Unit 29

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0870 9997452
Cowpen Road

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Byker Bank Tyres
0191 2654269
8 Hannington Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Barrys Tyres
0191 4779171
8 Brandling Street

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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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