Bridgestone Battlax BT-016 Pro

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Bridgestone Battlax BT-016 Pro
Overall they have proven to give confidence inspiring grip on the edges with great levels of feedback when banked over especially on the track.

Our Review

Two months ago I had a set of Bridgestone BT-016 Pro’s fitted to my Triumph Speed Triple. Before setting out on the new tyres, the Speed had covered 4000 miles. Now with just over 7000 on the clock the rear tyre is on the limit markers. So, 3000 miles from ...  Continue reading

Reader Reviews

7 user reviews of Bridgestone Battlax BT-016 Pro See all

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Great product, not the latest but new enough and well priced. Ignore the full of sh*t wannabe journos who are convinced they can ride a bike fast complaining about things they frankly don't understand. If you r Continue reading...
Excellent tyre grip confidence quick warm up and a better ride that the michelins i had before Continue reading...
As before, they hold their shape and profile well even when down to the limit, good under breaking even on coroners, plenty of traction from a standing start, sure footed and positive feed back from the road. I Continue reading...
I use it on my Kwaka and the tires work well. I get 3,000 miles out of the rear tire which is better than most others (Only the Z8 managed a little more), but I was riding more back roads and speed limited moto Continue reading...
I have ´94 Suzuki GSX-R 750, and since i´ve fitted these tires i had a confidence boost, i can corner harder faster and as long as i´m not on the limit of the tyre i can make trajectory corrections without the Continue reading...

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I got just over 7000km on the rear tire. Was expecting more. Grip wise it was pretty consistent. Heats up fast on track and road.

Would I buy it again? Maybe. But I wouldn't use it for touring purposes again. Significant squaring off  noticed after 400km of highway riding.

These serve the purpose for B roads, some commuting and occassional track days.

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 08:36



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