Scooter Tyres Yorkshire

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.

Wood Auto Factors Ltd
01924 291414
George Street

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Bush Tyres
01482 872977
Belprin Road

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Savoy Tyres Ltd
01482 796239
Savoy Road

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Tyrefayre Tyre Dealers
01724 850756
155 Moorwell Road

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J N S Motor Factors
01274 522201
77 Spencer Road

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Prestige Tyre & Auto Centre
01924 475105
6 Bullrush Mills

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R.R.D Motor Factors Car Spares
01246 260101
522-526 Sheffield Road

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National Tyres & Autocare
0113 2431688
Gelderd Road

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Retford Motor Spares
01777 704432
17 Lidget Lane

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0870 9997313
726 City Road

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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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