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PostSubject: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeThu Apr 29, 2021 10:02 pm

New tire from Metzler ROADTEC.   Made in Silver Wing sizes and proper speed, load rating. A new tread pattern. Tires Again Road_t10
FYI Ride On.
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 30, 2021 5:50 am

Wow, they look great. Love the tread pattern.
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 30, 2021 8:31 am

Here's a short 2016 review from Revzilla that features an earlier iteration of these road tires.  From what is said, it sounds like this tire has been around for a while but has evolved over the years.  

Note the rear tire tread pattern has changed since this 2016 video review.  Metzler has "connected the tread dots" from the previous version ... likely for better water evacuation performance.  I like the design of the tread and am curious as to how they may perform on our SWings.  

Metzler Roadtec Tire Review by Revzilla
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 30, 2021 8:52 am

Do they wear round? Hope so.
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 30, 2021 8:55 am

They do when I'm riding John!
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 30, 2021 1:30 pm

How about on the edges, especially rear?
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 30, 2021 1:42 pm

I try to wear out the edges before the centre tread if I can!

Seriously though, the SW leans over quite well so I've no hesitation in leaning it over on switchback roads etc. Sadly, the centre always gives up first. Seems like such a waste of tyre.
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeFri Apr 30, 2021 5:13 pm

Yeah the ROADTEC tires have been out for awhile but not in Scooter sizes. Replaces the Feel Free tire standard on Burgman 400 OEM. Currently using a set of Feel Free and they work great on SW not enough miles to see how they last front is a little noisy in turns but both grip well.
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeSun May 02, 2021 7:54 am

Mech 1 twa wrote:
New tire from Metzler ROADTEC.   Made in Silver Wing sizes and proper speed, load rating. A new tread pattern. Tires Again Road_t10
FYI  Ride On.
nice!!’
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PostSubject: Re: Tires Again   Tires Again I_icon_minitimeMon May 03, 2021 2:44 pm

I really like the Michelin Power Pure SC Scooter Tire.
I tried the Michelin city grip the last time out and decided I like the SC better.
Tire is a deal for $65 bucks.
$140 installed.
I ordered a new rear tire last thurs. and the shop is putting it on friday.

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MICHELIN 2CT Technology Provides Outstanding Grip Rubber that is hard in the middle for withstanding sudden acceleration and braking, and soft on the edges for maximizing lean angles. It is the first scooter tire to integrate 2CT technology, originally developed in competition and for the sportiest motorcycles on the market. wrote:
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