Author Topic: Help on Tyre selection.  (Read 667 times)

Simon Dix

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Help on Tyre selection.
« on: March 19, 2020, 12:39:09 PM »
Hello can any help me with tyre selection for my 1987 GSXR 750. I planned to start racing this year with the CRMC and I need to select which is the best tyre to fit on the standard 18" rims Conti's or Avons?
Any advice is appreciated.
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Simon.

Simon Collins

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Re: Help on Tyre selection.
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2020, 09:01:19 PM »
Not sure there will be much racing this year but let's all hope Boris is right today. I think nearly everybody uses Avons in the main in most classes of bike but Contis are liked by some. Contact the class representative for your bike off the crmc forum they will know.

Simon Dix

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Re: Help on Tyre selection.
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2020, 11:48:46 AM »
Thanks for the advice much appreciated.
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Simon.

Rob Wittey

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Re: Help on Tyre selection.
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2020, 01:34:04 PM »
Avon's are a great all-rounder, great in the wet or dry, they don't last as well as the conti's and are more expensive, but the conti doesn't give you the confidence in the wet and take a bit of warming up, but prob give a little more overall grip when up to temp in the dry

Simon Dix

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Re: Help on Tyre selection.
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2020, 03:51:18 PM »
Thanks Rob
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Simon

ken platt

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Re: Help on Tyre selection.
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2020, 10:09:37 AM »
   As a person with no talent in riding , having tried it at Scarborough and decided never again , does the rider lose the front end

   more often than the back end ? .
Remember you and all men are standing on the shoulders of giants

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Re: Help on Tyre selection.
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2020, 10:06:24 PM »
if so one could put another wheel where required front or back .
Remember you and all men are standing on the shoulders of giants

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Re: Help on Tyre selection.
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2020, 04:48:09 PM »
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