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  1. Motorcycle tyre changer

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I've just scored this. As I'm fed up using irons and a carpenters vice changing tyres across 4 sets of wheels in total, this seems like could be the answer. Was going to biuld my own anyway but At £179, had to "invest"! Got different spindles, not tried it yet. I can see the need for some...
  2. Tyre pressure makes my tiller a different bike

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi all, after reading about tyre pressures on here and finding out what people were running with front and rear I adjusted mine. Was running 32 all round and now running 36 all round. Had fun this afternoon and the front feels so much lighter. Thanks tlzone
  3. tyre pressure and thanks.

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    hi all, just trying to find out what i should really be running with. is 40 psi to much in the rear with about 32psi in the front. a big thankyou to all who helped out with my oil leak from the clutch push rod seal.:hail done the work today and the R is back on the road, bring on the weekend.:)
  4. Oil on tyre

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Got oil on my rear corsa 3 tonight so is the tyre now no good or can it be cleaned somehow. It's only done 300 miles.
  5. TLR Tyre Pressures

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I've been playing around with tyre pressures on my TLR to see what works best. I'd love to get your feedback on what works well for you guys. Thanks, Steve
  6. newbie tl 1000s rear tyre question

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    i need to replace the rear tyre on my tl1000s that i,ve only owned for two weeks. Do i replace it with a 180that,s fitted to it now or go back to the 190 standard fitmant ?
  7. Another Tyre Question

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    I am a novice rider. I am getting my apexes down, working on my counter-steering, body position, ect... My bike is in need of some new rubber. Here's the questions... While still sharpening my skills and not being able to fully push the limits (comfortably), would the Pilot Road Street...
  8. Tyre help

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Ok so i put a set of bridgestone bt016's on the bike about 900 miles ago, and allready the rear is on its way out :bawling few hundred miles left max. so grippy tho :) Running 17/40 (38 front 40 rear psi) So been looking at the sports touring bridges bt021's just so i can mebbe get a...
  9. Tyre Choice

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    Whats your prefered and why? im running on avon's at the moment, there ok, but will beed new rubber for summer. Any advice from the experianced TLs owners will be appreciated.
  10. Wrong rear tyre

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Just been down to the tyre shop to organise a new rear for my recently acquired TL. It's chewed through this BT016 in under 2000 miles. I'm gonna try an Avon Storm ST. Use them on my Fazer and they are great. Good grip, long life and more even wear. Anyway, turns out it has the wrong size on at...
  11. Quick car tyre question

    Open Forum
    Gotta replace 'em ... Got 195/60x15 (I think 15 can't remember) on there now but if I can only get 195/65s will it matter? Will I even notice the difference?
  12. 190 or 180 section tyre

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    has anybody run a 180 rear tyre on a TLR, been offered a set of race tyres but was wondering if there would be any major issues running a 180/55/17 rear.
  13. Tyre fitting cost!

    UK Forum (Including Scotland)
    Spring is here, so I need some new tyres. A quick search around and I decided to try some Pilot Power 2CT. I called Guildford Tyres who certainly seemed to have the right 'presence'. But, they quoted me £270 for the pair of tyres, fitted. I can get the tyres for £187 delivered from...
  14. tyre life

    Suzuki SV650, SV1000, & Others
    checked my raptors front tyre bridgestone 021s and its shagged the righthand side is gone 2700 miles no trackdays just roads expected a bit more than this the rear is probably got about 750 - 1000 what are you guys using and what kind of mileage:banghead
  15. tyre question

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    hi all i`ve done a search for tyres on the site and i`m more confused than ever my rear tyres got an hole in it plus the front is coming close to the death so it`s time to upgrade what`s the best tyres to fit to the standard 97 tls wheels with good grip and some decent life span. are they...
  16. sorry. another tyre thread

    Help Forum
    hey guys and gals!! i'v got a kawa er6 trackbike that i'm using on road. ATM i'v got wets on it.(not a good idea unless you want 6 points on your licence!!) what is the best tyre to fit for road and track that won't spit me off at the first sign of rain on the road?? thanks in advance guys:thumbup
  17. Metzeler tyre question about 3 lines on sides

    Open Forum
    My SportecM3 tires have an elephant with three lines on the edges. Anyone know what the lines indicate?
  18. Tyre advice

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hay guys im getting a new set of tyres and wanted your advice on which ones to get Are Pirelli Diablo a good choice???
  19. Front Tyre Alignment Question

    Aussie Forum
    Could someone tell me the best way to align the front tyre. Came home from the island and the driveway was a bit wet and i rode it up and parked it under the garage and when i went to the front of the bike, you could see that the wet mark on the tyre was to the left of the centre. Had a closer...
  20. Front Tyre Size??

    Suzuki TL1000R & TL1000S Forum
    Hi All, Just wondering what would the handeling implecations would be if you fitted a 130 front instead of the standard 120 tyre? Not sure if the front tyre fender would fit over the 130? If any body has some input, Thanks :)
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