Dunlop Sportmax SportSmart

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Dunlop Sportmax SportSmart
For supersport and hypersport riders, the SportSmart is quite simply the tyre you’d design for yourself

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From Dunlop: Imagine you’ve just been given the chance to design your own sports tyre. What features would it have? Race-quality grip? Wet-roads predictability? Touring mileage? How about all three features in one tyre? That’s exactly what Dunlop has achieved in its dynamic new SportSmart.Multi-Tread gives you high mileage and the ...  Continue reading

Reader Reviews

12 user reviews of Dunlop Sportmax SportSmart See all

Overall reader score

1WD
Good all round tire but but will probably give Diablo rosso 2's a try next Continue reading...

Aki
Had these on my 2010 Z1000 and I thought they were great, never had any 'moments' with them good in the wet too although I don't going pushing in those conditions to go looking for tyre limit.

Good wear rate Continue reading...
The best tyres I've ever used Continue reading...
Great can't fault the majority of times I'm using this tyres Continue reading...
I wouldnt have anything else (except for the new version). Continue reading...

Discussions

I have these tyres fitted to my Triumph Daytona 955i - compared to the Michelin Pilot Power 2CT's I had before there is no competition. The Dunlop's give a real confidence inspiring ride, the front is great, and if you decide to run a little less pressure in the tyres you get even better grip (this is their NTEC technology). I have completed around 4K kms, and the rear is now getting a little near the wear limit, but the front is still going strong.

The only negative point I have, is that my tyre fitter could not balance the front tyre - now I don't know if this is because of my wheel or the tyre, but he tried a couple of times to move the tyre on the rim to get the weight within spec, but he couldn't. This does induce a v. slight front wheel wobble, if you let go of the bars - I hope this was just this specific tyre and not all of them!

Posted: 29/06/2011 at 10:35

Yeah I liked my Sportsmarts on my Blade before it was sold. Very confident tyres. I have a new pair of Diablo Rosso Corsas on my Street Triple R as this was what they come with from the factory but I need to wear them down quick and get back onto Sportsmarts!

Posted: 19/09/2011 at 21:14



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