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Offline bolton biker bax

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tyres best for 2 up
« on: November 18, 2017, 02:19:57 PM »
my original tyres are done after only 2500 miles,,,, I'm 2up 75% of the time so they have just flattened out ,,, any advise on best tyres,, good for 2 up but also good for that blast on my own,,,, thanks

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Re: tyres best for 2 up
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2017, 07:53:55 PM »
RP4's, Angel GT's, Metzelers Z8's, Roadtec 01's you can also get these in HWM (heavyweight motorcycle) which have a stiffer carcass which may help also try not to stay stood up and lean the bike more
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Re: tyres best for 2 up
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2017, 09:52:44 AM »
You could always try RP4 GTs which are designed for heavier bikes and have stiffer sidewalls - they were designed for things like the Suzi Hyabussa and BMW K300GT.  In theory there is a difference how the bike will ride and handle at normal weights due to the stronger carcass but should help if you ride 2 up a lot - I'm not sure in reality though if you would notice a lot of difference - hopefully some out there has tried them and can pass comment.

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Re: tyres best for 2 up
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2017, 08:36:04 PM »
thanks guys  :028:

 


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