The best tyre for the job
“’Ere Boothy, what are the best tyres these days?” is a question I get asked a lot. And it’s one that I’ve never been able to answer. In fact if anyone tells you they can, they’re talking out of their ring piece. The world’s best racing slick would be... Read more
Bridgestone H50: The Tyre For Big, Fat Americans
It’s no secret that this job is indeed the best job in the world. It’s also far from easy, although launches like last week’s Bridgestone gig in Florida tend to soothe the agony somewhat: Orlando sunshine, swamp boats and wakeboarding, followed by riding some big, fat American bastards. And... Read more
Metzeler Roadtec 01 Review
Tyre manufacturers have become casualties of their own success in many ways. Outright grip levels and longevity have dramatically increased in recent times, so much so that average consumers aren’t visiting tyre suppliers/fitters as often – once every few years rather than annually. And nowadays, there are reams of... Read more
Wet Weather Skids: Metzeler M7RR
It was supposed to be so beautiful. Almeria for the day, a fleet of 2015 BMW S 1000 RRs, fitted with sticky race rubber in the form of Metzeler’s all-new Racetec RR at the world press launch. The Racetec has been the default trackday/racer choice for many across the... Read more