it’s almost August and like every year we motorcyclists will put ourselves at the wheel of our beloved bike to spend an entire holiday under two wheels
As usual before leaving we need to have our vehicle checked, check the state of care, and choose very carefully what type of holiday to take, especially based on the bike in possession and our driving style and of course avoiding to load umbrellas and sun beds on the luggage rack in pure Fantozzi style.
Before leaving for the holidays so let’s make sure to check our bike and beyond this we try to understand which tires are the most suitable depending on the type of bike you own and the trip you intend to make.
Going on vacation with a sports bike denotes a boundless passion. If sports bikes are the bikes that offer the best performance, it must be said that they are also the least suitable for long journeys with a full load, with passengers and bags.
Those who decide to go on an adventure of this kind will certainly never opt for touring tires but will prefer to always stay in the sports sphere to continue experiencing a bit of that thrill that distinguishes their usual journeys.
Among the best products in this segment you can count on Pirelli DIABLO ROSSO IV and Metzeler M9, which are also ideal in the wet and which offer sporting performance that will please those who are accustomed to this segment..
Among the most suitable motorcycles to embark on a trip to go on vacation there are certainly the Sport Touring. Equipped with an important fairing and giant side bags, these bikes were designed to grind kilometers.
In fact, they combine powerful engines with comfortable stations suitable for long journeys. The journey can drastically change if you opt for maxi tourers, which house accessories of all kinds, including reverse gear, and optimize comfort even more while penalizing space.
To ride motorcycles like these you can opt for different solutions; more neutral like Dunlop ROADSMART 3 or that focus a lot on handling and mileage like Pirelli ANGEL GT 2.
Traveling on an enduro, road or not, is certainly easier. These are bikes to which you can add many accessories such as luggage racks, bags or side cases without losing the driving feeling so as not to leave unprepared for the holidays.
The comfort is not the same as a Touring but you can travel many kilometers before you start to feel tired.
The driving style also changes according to the use made of it: if purely on the road we recommend Pirelli SCORPION TRAIL 2 which offers sport Touring and enduro performance in a single product while if you want to opt for a tire also suitable for off road Metzeler KAROO STREET which offers excellent grip on multiple surfaces, road and off.
The practicality is obviously not that of a sports car but the custom, and the cruiser, guarantee quite comfortable journeys. Many cruiser models are also equipped with larger fuel tanks, less rigid suspension and greater comfort than custom models.
These are bikes that can be customized as you see fit, from a simple mirror change to a total restyling. Despite the not exactly incredible performance and the decidedly considerable weight, they represent an absolute icon in the world of two wheels.
Recommend tires for these segments is not easy, especially due to the many customizations that a biker can make on his motorcycle and that distinguishes his riding style in a decisive way. Despite this, we would like to recommend Metzeler CRUISETEC and Bridgestone EXEDRA MAX which allow you to maintain a driving simplicity despite the large size of Harley-Davidson and the like..
Finally the scooters. Of course, perhaps they are not ideal for going on a long journey, but they still represent a valid alternative to car journeys for those who do not want to go too far from home.
They offer interesting performances even with not too high displacements (better not to exaggerate if you are traveling with cc below 400) and handling is limited, after all they are designed for driving on city streets, but they can give satisfaction, especially on trips out of town.
Very spacious, thanks above all to the compartment under the saddle, they can also obtain considerable space from the rear cases and for those who want also on the side bags. Performance on scooters is no less than shifter motorcycles and it is therefore important to make a good choice such as the Metzeler ROADTEC SCOOTER suitable for all periods of the year and Pirelli SL 60 effective on both urban and unpaved roads.
You can always search on GripMoto for the tires for your motorcycle by searching on the home page and if you have any questions please contact our customer service by email, WhatsApp or at 800 729 929.
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