We've all got our new tyre 'story'. We've all done it. But most of us keep it quiet. Damn, new tyres are treacherous until they're scrubbed in.But the shame, the deep shame of 'having and incident' in front of a mate with a video camera and a
This vid' is vivid proof that you don't need to butcher your rims with metal tyre levers. This technique doesn't work in sub zero temperatures and you also need plenty of Fairy liquid. Respect is due...
The question is: how many back tyres and clutch plates does it take to get this good? Oh, and scabby elbows...
of tyre degradation and fuel load changes. This would suggest that the alterations to weight distribution and the fitment of a super-long swingarm appear to work. Where Sykes was having to ride out of his skin to achieve race-pace lap times on the 2010
head. It's only ever been run on fully synthetic two-stroke oil and is fitted with sticky all-weather Junior R tyres.Plastic stacker box full of spares including sprockets, clutch parts, rev counter and usual crash parts thrown in, too.Price? Make me
unpopular and three decades later things are no different. It is effectively an XT500 enduro bike but with a bigger inlet valve and street tyres.It might be a pile of worthless crap that I don’t even particularly want to ride but the satisfaction gained has
the Sava tyres hot and sticky we deemed it too dodgy to continue. Least I didn’t need the ramp to load it back into the Ford Ranger.Been clocking up the miles with my Ducati Pantah F2 project in the back, too. Spent some time at Baines Racing at Silverstone
Fantastic. It’s raining.Not only are the Dunlop Sportmax tyres on my VFR 1200 in their element in these snotty, normally treacherous conditions (they steam at the end of a ride - how cool is that?) but our long term Ford Ranger pick-up has become a
tyres. The quick revving liquid cooled four-stroke motor offers electric-start convenience and a maintenance schedule that most two-stroke racers can only dream of.UK importer, Roger Ditchfield reckons that £3,000 would be enough to keep an MD250 fresh
and ambitious riders to make their mark. The racing itself has been season-long proof that Mr Ezpeleta and his cronies finally got something right.It had to happen in the smaller 125cc class, too. Everyone (yes, even us die-hard stink wheel fans) know
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