Motorcycle Tires

Info About Tires for Motorcycles

The uninitiated, and even a few knowledgeable folks, are surprised that Motorcycle Tires are available in such a wide assortment of styles and types ...


Even with many years in the tire business, I was amazed at the complexity and variety of tires that are available for motorcycles. This will serve as a brief guide of what we have to offer here regarding the topic.

To start with the basics you might like to find out about:

  • The Basics:  Different kinds of construction, tread designs, tire compounds, proper inflation pressure.

  • Drifting and other Extreme Motor Sports

  • Off Road Bikes:  What the informed off roader needs to consider concerning tread, tire pressures, tire types and rubber compounds.

  • Tires for Sport and Race Motorcycles: here we turn the spotlight on the Super bike class and consider the special needs they have.

  • Cruisers and Touring Bikes:  Another category of motorcycle with it's own special characteristics.

  • About Scooters: Long popular overseas, the humble scooter is growing in popularity as rising fuel costs keep chewing holes in our pockebooks.

  • Scooter Tires: If this is your chosen mode of transport, you may want to see what is available for you.

  • author Choosing the Right Tire:  Tips from a passionate veteran cyclist on the importance of choosing the right tire.

Motorcycle Tire Brands and Dealers

Who makes the tires you need and where can you buy them?  We've collected some of the information that will help you answer this.

What do you Know about Tires for Motorcycles?

How about sharing some of your knowlege and experience with others so they  can benefit from what you know?

Do you have some painful experiences you'd like to help others avoid, or have you tried something new which you'd like to share?

You can either write your review in the box you see below or, if you feel you have a story to tell but want a little bit of guidance to make a good review, I've prepared a special form to help you get started.  Follow the easy steps of this simple form and when you've finished you'll return here with the box below already completed and most of the work already done.

Please note that we're not interested in receiving rants that simply say "I think tire XXX is pure crap!", or glowing raves that tell us nothing more than you love the tires.   To be useful we need more details and specifics ... hopefully even a photo of the tire you are reviewing.   Use the tire review wizard  to help tell your story. Cover most of the points, and you'll do fine.

  •  Make sure you select one of the notification options which you'll see under your draft review so that you can receive an email notice when we publish your review.

Want to review tires you've used?

Your experience can provide a valuable guide to others who are considering buying tires you've used.
Even if you don't consider yourself a great writer, or a demanding driver, what you know can help. As I mentioned above, if you want help in doing a review click on this easy Tire Review Wizard instead of using the form below. When you use it, you'll be brought back here to finish with the box already filled.

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Tire reviews

Click below to read reviews which other users, like yourself, have posted about their experiences.

Tire Review: Metzeler ME 880 Marathon 
The tire I'm reviewing is the Metzeler ME 880 Marathon. I got these tires in August of 2009. They were installed on a 1986 Honda Goldwing Aspencade …

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