Scooter Tyres Southend-on-Sea

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.

Southern Tyre Wholesalers Ltd
01702 330716
211 West Road
Westcliff On Sea

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Shirleys Tyres
01702 314444
153 Kensington Road
Southend On Sea

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Kwik-Fit
0870 9997170
61 London Road
Southend On Sea

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Bell Tyre Centre
01702 335329
143A Hobleythick Lane
Westcliff On Sea

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Harland Industries Uk Ltd
01702 433818
80 Hainault Avenue
Westcliff On Sea

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Sloans Tyres
01702 467326
151 East Street
Southend On Sea

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Movac Group Ltd
01702 602020
Unit 8 Brookside
Southend On Sea

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Partco Autoparts Ltd
01702 610177
392 Sutton Road
Southend On Sea

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Japanese Auto Parts
01702 466567
32 East Street
Southend On Sea

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W J Wood & Son Ltd
01702 345454
374 Prince Avenue
Westcliff On Sea

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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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