Buying Tires for a Motorcycle

(Sponsored post for our North American readers) The motorcycle is a fast and effective means of transport. It can take you anywhere when vehicles are stuck in traffic. Statistics show that in some countries people prefer bikes to cars. The reason is simple – they are convenient and cheaper. As motorcycles are two-wheeled vehicles, it …

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Bridgestone Battlax Adventurecross AX41S scrambler tyres

Bridgestone Adventurecross AX41S for scramblers

The rapid rise in factory scrambler models and custom scramblers has led to a whole new category of tyre and Bridgestone has joined in with their new Battlax Adventurecross AX41S model. Based on their Battlax Adventurecross AX41 adventure tyre, the “S” in AX41S stands for “scrambler”. It sports a different block and tread from the AX41 …

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Proper Wheel Maintenance for Adventure Bikes

Proper Wheel Maintenance for Adventure Bikes

Proper wheel maintenance is essential for adventure bikes. These motorcycles are built using tough and rigid components. The wire wheels or spoked wheels may look formidable especially when fitted with wider and beefier tyres, but the prior deserve proper maintenance to ensure smooth and trouble-free operation.  Here are some helpful tips on proper wheel maintenance …

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Tyre pressures track day

What are correct motorcycle tyre pressures

One of the most commonly asked rider questions is “what tyre pressures should I run for [insert bike and tyre make here]?”. British blogger Dan, who writes the popular Bike Track Days Hub, is here to answer that question: Having the right pressure for your rider, bike and tyre combination is very important to getting …

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Dakar tyres adapt to terrain

Imagine having a tyre that changes its tread pattern when you go from tar to dirt and back again. Well, that could be the future with two motorcycle tyre designs in the top three of the biannual Hankook Tyre Design competition.   The winning “Dakar” design by German university student Samir Sadikov is a motorcycle …

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