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    Warning- Continental "contimotion" tyres.

    Last year i bought a set of the the contimotion tyrs as they were on offer from Busters for 130 (worth a shot a shot at that price)
    To be fair for most of the time they have been ok, not much feedback but reasonable grip levels.
    However after 2k miles of mixed riding (not much motorway stuff) the rear is knackered.
    The reason for the warning, the rear went from legal, and above the wear indicators, to showing the metal cords in the centre of the tyre, in about 300 miles!
    The design of the tyre is such that there is no tread in the centre of the tyre, and wear is diffcult to judge, until its (almost ) too late!
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    never heard of contimotion run road attack on my st and cafe racer and race attack on my r1 track bike never had any probs
    sprint st/2000 r1 track only/rs/cafe racer 1130

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    Thumbs up wot u need young skywalker....

    Quote Originally Posted by ianh View Post
    Last year i bought a set of the the contimotion tyrs as they were on offer from Busters for 130 (worth a shot a shot at that price)
    To be fair for most of the time they have been ok, not much feedback but reasonable grip levels.
    However after 2k miles of mixed riding (not much motorway stuff) the rear is knackered.
    The reason for the warning, the rear went from legal, and above the wear indicators, to showing the metal cords in the centre of the tyre, in about 300 miles!
    The design of the tyre is such that there is no tread in the centre of the tyre, and wear is diffcult to judge, until its (almost ) too late!
    ....a nice pair of Maxxis Diamonds....grippier than a very big bag of grippy things from grippy land but suprisingly long lived too easily 5k out of a rear....use the force luke....UUUSE THE FORRRCE

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    I don't think you cant skimp on rubber even cheap johnny's aren't worth the risk Ian.

    130!!!!! for a pair.

    I'd be worried it didn't have any metal belt in it at that price. At least you had proof.



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