Queensland Motorcycle Breakdown Service tyre punctures puncture-proof tyres

Puncture-proof motorcycle tyres coming?

Cyclists have had puncture-proof tyres for ages, but we are still to get puncture-proof motorcycle tyres in Australia. There are two varieties that we have heard of: American-made RhinoTire tyre sealant and Indian-made CEAT tyres. RhinoTire technology from the USA is a quick-sealing polymer RhinoPlex gel inside a tyre, which will instantly seal any puncture or incision …

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Blackstone TEK Black Diamond carbon fibre wheels for Ducati GT1000 fitting Oliver's Motorcycles hype rims

How to avoid scratched motorcycle rims

Have you ever had new tyres fitted and then found that the rims have been scratched and the fitter claimed the scratches were already there? Annoying and avoidable! However, there are things you can do to ensure that your shiny rims are not damaged. 1 Find a good fitter Almost all tyre fitters use a …

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Bridgestone airless bicycle tyre

Airless tyres coming to motorcycles?

Airless tyres for motorcycles has come a little closer to reality with the announcement that Bridgestone is working on an airless tyre for bicycles. Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone Cycle are working together to make the tyres from recyclable resin. Bridgestone is assessing the feasibility of the tyres and hopes to have a commercial version available …

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Researchers Katrina Cornish and Cindy Barrera Motorcyclists riding on egg shells?

Motorcyclists riding on egg shells?

Will riders of the future be riding on tyres made from egg shells and tomatoes? In Australia alone, 48 million used tyres are disposed of each year with two out of every three going to landfill, illegally dumped, sent overseas or simply stockpiled. Only 16% is recycled. It’s a huge environmental issue. Now Ohio State …

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Continental SportAttack 3 tyres breaks in quickly parts

New Continental tyre breaks in quickly

If you’re a bit impatient about riding on your new tyres, German tyre company Continental has updated their popular motorcycle sports tyre with the SportAttack 3 that includes fast break-in technology. It’s called Traction Skin that uses no greasy release agents on the tyre and leaves the tyre with a dry and tactile tread surface …

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Continental SportAttack 3 tyres breaks in quickly parts

New Continental tyre breaks in quickly

If you’re a bit impatient about riding on your new tyres, German tyre company Continental has updated their popular motorcycle sports tyre with the SportAttack 3 that includes fast break-in technology. It’s called Traction Skin that uses no greasy release agents on the tyre and leaves the tyre with a dry and tactile tread surface …

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Continental TKC 70

Continental TKC70 tyres for long adventures

The Continental TKC70 could be the new choice for long-range adventurers. The TKC80 has been the choice of many an adventure rider, but they are known for wearing out too quickly, especially on heavy and powerful bikes such as the ubiquitous BMW R 1200 GS. The TKC80 is excellent in the rough, but if you …

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PIrelli Scorpion Rally adventure tyres

Pirelli Scorpion Rally tyre review

Pirelli Scorpion Rally motorcycle tyres are made for the hard-core adventure rider. And now they have sizes for the big-bore adventure rider, as well. While they don’t have a tyre yet for the new water-cooled BMW R 1200 GS, they do fit the rest of the GS range as well as bikes from such manufacturers …

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