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Motorcycle Tire Guide

Press information and technical articles to help you find the best tires for your sportbike

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Sport Touring: Where mileage is as important as performance
Avon Storm 3D X-M
Bridgestone Battlax BT-023: Information
Continental Contiroad Attack2: Information | Test
Dunlop Roadsmart II: Information | Test
Metzeler roadtec Z6: Information | Technology | Test
Michelin Pilot Road 3: Information | Test
Pirelli Angel GT: Information

Sport: The latest sticky tires for street use
Avon Viper Xtreme 3D Ultra Sport: Information | Test | Test
Bridgestone S20: Test | Test
Continental Contisport Attack 2: Test
Dunlop Sportmax Q3: Information | Test
Metzeler Sportec M3: Test
Michelin Pilot Power 3: Information | Test
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II: Information | Test | Test

High-Performance Sport: Street riding with the occasional track day
Avon 3D Ultra Supersport: Information | Test
Bridgestone Battlax BT-003 Racing Street
Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact: Introduction | Test | Test
Michelin Pilot Power Supersport: Information | Test
Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa: Test

DOT Race: The ultimate in grip for the track
Avon 3D Ultra Extreme: Information | Test
Bridgestone R10: Information | Test
Continental ContiRaceAttack Comp: Test
Dunlop Sportmax D211 GP-A: Information
Michelin Power Cup: Introduction
Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa: Test | Test
Metzeler Racetec K3 Interact

Slicks: Racetrack only
Pirelli Superbike PRO: Information | Test

Additional articles:
Michelin's MotoGP Qualifying Tires
Michelin's motorcycle racing director Nicolas Goubert reveals the secrets behind Michelin's MotoGP qualifying tires

The Rubber Plant
We take a tour of Dunlop's Tonawanda, New York, facility to find out just how tires are put together

The Recipe
What's inside those tires?

Tire Pressure - Not a Lot of Hot Air
Tire pressure leads to high performance and optimal grip on the track

Decipher the Codes
There's a lot of letters and numbers on a tire. Here's what the important ones mean

Does Size Matter
Squeezing a wide tire onto a narrow rim can be a big mistake. Here's why

Street vs. Race
Choosing the right tire for the job

Ask the Geek: Change Your Own Tires
You can change your own tires with some basic tools and ingenuity

The Five-Percent Difference
The 190/55 rear tire makes an impression

Dunlop Tire Company History

SR Street/Track Day Tire Comparison Test - Both Sides Of The Fence
Street/Track Day Tires Put To The Test On Both Public And Racing Circuit Pavement

2012 Street Tire Test
The latest sport rubber put through the city, highway, and canyon SR wringer

Links
Avon: www.avonmoto.com
Bridgestone: www.motorcycle-karttires.com
Continental: www.conti-online.com
Dunlop: www.dunlopmotorcycle.com
Maxxis: www.maxxis.com
Metzeler: www.us.metzelermoto.com
Michelin: www.teammichelin.com
Pirelli: www.us.pirelli.com

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