Scooter Tyres Sutton

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.

Commercial & Plant Component Co
020 86442700
7 Kimpton Link Business Centre
Sutton

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T M S
020 86442888
209 Gander Green Lane
Sutton

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A & K Tyres & Spares Ltd
0208 661 8666
89 Carshalton Rd
Sutton

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Banstead Road Garage
020 86422242
70 Banstead Road
Carshalton

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Morden Tyre Services Ltd
020 86482167
26 Morden Court Parade
Morden

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Just Tyres
020 86440545
9 St Dunstans Hill
Sutton

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Hi Q Tyre Services
020 86425514
312 High Street
Sutton

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Kwik-Fit
0871 2659431
Throwley Way
Sutton

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Discount Tyre Sales
020 87732613
218 London Road
Wallington

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Kwik-Fit
020 86475059
268 London Road
Wallington

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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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