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StefanN

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Tyres
« on: 06 February 2019, 09:22:41 am »
A thread all about tyres...

What tyres are you using?  Where did you get them?  How much did they cost?

My pitbike wheels came with tyres that I want to change to a more period look, which for me means nearer the wide end of what the rim can take, tall and ideally a slightly flatter profile.

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #1 on: 06 February 2019, 09:37:31 am »
Has anyone tried CST Maxxis C117’s https://www.csttires.com/int/tire/c117-c117n/?

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #2 on: 06 February 2019, 09:48:17 am »
 Stefan. Last year I found Demon Tweeks to be competitive, you can maybe compare?

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #3 on: 06 February 2019, 04:09:23 pm »

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #4 on: 06 February 2019, 08:07:25 pm »
I bought four of these   Vee Rubber 2.50 - 17 (VRM054) Street Tyres
Item number  311733595081
They look ok, time will tell eh

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #5 on: 07 February 2019, 02:32:24 pm »
for information if it helps !

We used the Vee Rubber VRM 087GT, Be careful, these tires have very little rubber !! 3mm max in new condition.....Some slips on the macadam and these tires live 3h
By cons Vee Rubber VRM-015 are very good ! always the same on my Bugatti 13 for two years .....

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #6 on: 11 May 2019, 07:50:42 pm »

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #7 on: 11 May 2019, 10:28:15 pm »
It would be helpful to know a brand! I have asked.

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #8 on: 12 May 2019, 09:14:20 am »
Agreed, I didn't bother asking as I'm a way off needing them.

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Re: Tyres
« Reply #10 on: 12 May 2019, 03:57:44 pm »
So yours are Cougar Stefan, from the same supplier, looking at their other tyres got me to this listing: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/250-17-MOTORCYCLE-TYRE-REAR-FITMENT-E-MARKED-FITS-HONDA-C90-CUB/264202681201?hash=item3d83b4fb71:g:1SMAAOSww4Jcaqd~, same tread pattern as the pair.

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« Reply #11 on: 12 May 2019, 05:00:31 pm »
I still think you chaps should review options at Demon Tweeks. I posted regarding bargain on 18th April and I think they are still on offer together with alternatives. 

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« Reply #12 on: 13 May 2019, 04:26:04 pm »
agreed Graham, but £55 plus freight is trumped by £44 including!