Which tyres for long distance touring

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  1. Mad Matt

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    Which tyres would suit me best for that long tour??
     
  2. Nigelg79

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    Long ones.
     
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  3. murraymint

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    I've just fitted Bridgestone battlax t30 evo's. As I needed new tyres and I've gotta ride to the classic tt in August so wanted a tyre that will last the summer and that tour, I'm in Devon so a fair ways from Isle of Man.
     
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    I've used Bridgestone BT023s for the last 6 years. I got 6,000 miles out of the last rear tyre and 10,000 out of the front, albeit many of these were motorway/ autobahn miles on foreign trips. They have a fairly flat profile, so they dull the steering a little, but they seem to grip the road really well whatever the conditions.
    However, I'm very tempted to follow Murraymint and try theT30 evo and see if I get a bit more steering responsiveness without shortening the life too much.
     
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    2 weeks ago fited t30 evos herre as well
    they are brilliant tyre even on track they are good unless you are more than novice
     
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  6. murraymint

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    No track days for me this year :( but good to know they'll handle it
     
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    Some people really have no idea... Dislike from a person with no posts. image.jpeg
     
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    I don't think some peeps realised this was a Mad Matt piss take after yet another "What tyres" post......or maybe it was me that got it wrong:rolleyes:
     
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    Hopefully he pressed the wrong icon by mistake. They are very close together if you're on your phone.
     
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  10. Nigelg79

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    Ha, yeah maybe! :D
     
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    Perhaps not, why call the dude a twat?
     
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    Probably a bit harsh, will edit out. I'm sure he/she's alright really. Just annoying.
    And cheers for your dislike!
     
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    Lol- rating changed mate :)
     
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    Thanks man!
     
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    Can feel the love in this room :):D
     
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    fuck me,worried about someone disliking your post,its the internet,it;s not real,also,it;'s a blade forum,which isn't really a blade forum :D
     
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    just for you jimbo ;)
     
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    Was meant to be sarcastic......
     
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    I know....
     

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