have been recommended to try the new Bridgestone Battlax BT 020 Radial
tyres, now available for the non-ABS ST.
Said to give
good wet grip with reasonable mileage and this has been my experience.
Update - Jan.
tyres grip well in the wet. They were causing head shake though
at 40-50 mph.
these radials BT020's to their MAC riders on their Standard ST's.
Previously I use Bridgestone Exedras
which gave very high mileages 15,000R - 20,000F. Not so confident in the
Intend to try out Metzeler MEZ4's
Nov. 2001 - pair of Metzeler Z4's
fitted at 167,600
Metzeler tyres are very good. No headshake whatsoever, I am pleased to
I am experimenting with tyre pressures.
Metzeler recommend 34F 39R which seem OK.
I tried 36 - 42 but it seemed too
hard. These pressures were set by Honda 12 years ago before radial tyres