Dual compounds tyres is something most will associate with motorcycle racing series such as MotoGP or World SuperBikes, but as with a lot of things at the top end of motor sport, parts and components often filter down for use on humble road machines too. The new dual compound Kenda Kozmik tyre is now available … Continue reading New Dual Compound Scooter Tyres
We removed the original old Michelin ACS tyre from my Lambretta LD this morning, only to find this well-patched, bright red Englebert inner tube inside. Englebert are an old brand of car tyre, known for their use in racing by the likes of Ferrari and Lancia in their day. Who knew they did something for … Continue reading Lambretta’s red racing inner tubes?
Following look into the archive of scooter tyre adverts last week, we've been asked for more and thought you'd enjoy this from Michelin in 1953...
Now in our fourth decade of riding scooters without a break, I'd like to think that here at Scooternova we've learned a little about tyres. Gone are the days where cheap 'n' cheerful Ditchfinders were the choice simply by virtue of the fact that they cost less than the rest, now we appreciate that road … Continue reading Scooter Tyres – how safe are yours?