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  1. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    1999 Honda SL230 7000 miles Excellent condition. MOT runs until Jan 2021. Comes with heated grips, screen and rack [not the tail bag]. Oil changed every 1000 kms. Recent battery. 85 mpg. geared for 50mph cruising. Bridgestone TW rear tyre and Tracker front with lots of tread left. Located near...
  2. Varadero
    My previous tyres were Bridgestone Battle Wings which lasted about 5000 miles. After consulting the great and wise on this forum I switched to running Metzeler Tourance Next which I'm pleased with. I have about 4000 miles on these at the moment and about 3 mm of tread on the front and back. I'm...
  3. Chatter
    It's such a shame that I might not consider a bike because of its 23 inch front tyre. Yes Bridgestone make a trail wing, but they are awful in the wet. Have I missed something? Does anyone make a sticky 23 inch!?
  4. Dominator / FMX
    I am wondering what tyres you run on your SLR Currently the bike has Bridgestone Trailwings which are near end of life & came with the bike As I am mostly on road with only a few forest tracks thrown in I am considering Metzler Tourance as I have those on my DL650 WeeStrom & have been very...
  5. Dominator / FMX
    Just back in from a 4 hour b-road ride on the new BT45's - the bike is transformed! Kicking myself for persevering with the awful Avon Distanzas for so long - the bike is now stable, copes with broken surfaces and has grip at last - a real pleasure to ride now! Can't speak for off-road riding...
  6. Varadero
    As i am driving along I decided to check if steering was in balance on my 2007 Vara, well it is not. Letting go of the handles the front starts to ocsillate and I have to grab the handles again to control it. Is this normal ? The front wheel is fitted with Bridgestone tyre, will Metzler tourance...
  7. Transalp
    Hello I am a new member of this forum. I recently bought a 2010 Trans Alp 700 and am wondering which tyres tend to have the longest life. I ride mainly on the road and occasionally forest tracks.At the moment it is fitted with Bridgestone Trailwings, they seem to be a bit noisy and there is...
  8. Africa Twin
    The front tyre on my newly acquired A/T is shot,it's a Bridgestone Trail Wing TW101,the rear is a TW152 which still has a fair bit of tread,looking at the price of a replacement TW101 I can get a pair of Mita E-08's for not much more,are they any good? I will be doing mostly road work with the...
  9. Africa Twin
    Just bought the A/T and I knew it needed a front tyre,it has TW152 on the rear and a TW101 on the front.Before you all shout at me about how bad Trailwings are I just want to know if I have to get another TW101 for the front or would another TW match the rear,i can get a TW41 for the front for...
  10. Dominator / FMX
    BT45 tyre pressures Solution I cannot find the other thread which said BT45s should be run at 36 and 40, but need an opinion on my Dominator. Since switching to 36 and 40 psi on Schorsch, my BMW R65, I am very happy. But the PO has fitted BT45s to my 650 traillie. Now, the question is, do I...
  11. For Sale / Wanted
    Come off my 650 Transalp done 6000 miles. No Damage Buyer to collect or arrange collection £25 Payment by paypal
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I have a pair of Bridgestone Battlax bt 023 tyres for sale Only done around 1200 miles 110/80 zr 19 (59w) 150/70 zr 17 (69w) open to offers, Collection only, Thanks, Ian
  13. Transalp
    I'm on the lookout for some replacement tyres for my 650 transalp and spotted these Bridgestone Trail Wing Tyres, Front & Rear, Suzuki DRZ, XTZ, Honda Transalp etc | eBay Can anyone tell me if they are good tyres. My bike currently has 'road-style' tyres, but fancy some gentle green-lane...
  14. For Sale / Wanted
    Hey folks; Doing a bit of a clear out as off on travels soon. I have a pair of Battlewings (they came off when I put the Mitas tyres on to the RD07), part worn, they have not been kept in a room with constant humidity and temperature but instead they have spent a year in the garage. I'm not...
  15. Varadero
    HI, Can any one advise me on the correct pressures for Bridgestone 023 tyres fitted to a 08 varadero, Bridgestones web site recomends 2.5 front & 2.9 rear , to me 2.9 (42 psi) rear seems far to high ! Thanks Ian:eek:
  16. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi, sorry for the silly question, but I had no idea about the differences between different tyres, and I dont want to buy the worst one. I have to get a new pair of tyres to my beloved XR600V, and I would like to hear your recommendations. I dont want to spend more then 120 pounds (60-60 each)...
  17. For Sale / Wanted
    i'm breaking my 1989 transalp parts available are clocks , seat , radiators , starter ,generator , rectifier , exhaust system , rear wheel in good condition, 2 x bridgestone tyres with good tread, frame and swing arm, cylinder heads, wiring loom and forks there might be more just ask . all parts...
  18. Dominator / FMX
    I bought this tyre yesterday it is brand new unused still with original sticker however it is no use to me can someone please give me some idea which bike it will fit Bridgestone battlax BT-45 110/90/17 rear
  19. Transalp
    I have decided to take the opportunity to change my tyres whilst my T700A is in having SS spokes . I read on here the BT45's are a decent choice if riding on road at all times so have decided to go for them, although when i went on to Online Tyre Warehouse - Online Tyre Warehouse I noticed...
  20. Transalp
    Hi What sort of mileage would you hope to get from these? Bridgestone TW152, clicky. I recently took my Alp in for a service and have a sneaking suspicion that the garage may have swapped the rear for an older one. Or I could just be being paranoid! ;)
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