Scooter Tyres Walthamstow

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.

Grays Tyre & Exhaust Centres Ltd
020 85275092
223 Forest Road
London

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Universal Tyre Co Deptford
020 85273486
105 Chingford Mount Road
London

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Victory Motor Factors
020 88037775
1A Rivermead Road
London

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Chingford Tyres & Spares
020 85594465
301B Hall Lane
London

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Atlas Automotive Components
020 88841222
1A Harbet Road
London

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Kwik-Fit
020 85272181
2-10 Billet Road
London

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Gregs Tyres
020 85214521
48 Hoe Street
London

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Scottys Tyres Ltd
020 85234567
1 Market Parade
London

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Kwik-Fit
0870 9997470
5 The Deacon Estate
London

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Apex Tyres
020 85098700
4 Forest Road
London

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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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