Tires In Detail


Technical information and Q&A applicable to all years and models of Goldwings
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Solina Dave
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Tires In Detail

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I spotted this very comprehensive article on motorcycle tires that you may find quite interesting. https://www.motorcyclecruiser.com/truth-about-treads

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A pity they had to use pictures of car tyres to talk about mt, otherwise it is not too bad.
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I have a specific question that this august group may be able to answer.

Firstly, speed rating. 168 mph +. Speed rating means exactly how fast does this tire run? Is there not a limit?

Secondly, regarding land speed tire for 200 mph + . ( They are featherlight treadless.)

Goodyear has a dragster front 17 inch but the tread is square shouldered, therefor ineligible to pass tech inspection.

Hoosier has a similar tire which pass visual inspection. Does the m/c rim set the bead adequately?

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