Scooter Tyres Sunderland

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.

High Street Tyres
0191 5641515
177 High St West
Sunderland

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Kwik-Fit
0191 5675747
44 Borough Road
Sunderland

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Kwik-Fit
0870 9997147
Monk Street
Sunderland

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Ryhope Tyres & Exhaust Centre
0191 5210870
2 Ryhope Street
Sunderland

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Peacock Tyre Co Ltd
0191 5143231
17 Peacock Street West
Sunderland

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Sunderland Tyre & Exhaust Centre
0191 5640001
Unit 6 The Parade
Sunderland

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Fosters Tyres
0191 5657859
Hendon Street
Sunderland

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Provincial Motor Factors
0191 5658141
William Street
Sunderland

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We 'R' Tyres
0191 5239444
Leechmere East Indust Estate
Sunderland

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Foremost Tyres Sunderland
0191 5482185
17-19 Carlisle Terrace
Sunderland

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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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