Motorcycle Tires Worth Switching For in 2021

Publisert 30. jan.. 2021
After a roller coaster of a year, we’re hoping for a better 2021. And in preparation for it, we’ve listed three motorcycle tires that are worth the trouble of switching over.

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Dunlop Roadsport II Tires : frt9.co/vzcmi9
Continental TKC70 Rocks Tires : frt9.co/pp9hx0
Michelin Commander III Tires : frt9.co/ib5fm9


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  • And yet again, a review and reviewer worth the time to watch. Ehh?

  • Are old school trials tyres better than so called “adventure tyres “? They’re certainly cheaper . KTM freeride comes with a trials tyres but spaced wider and so they don’t clog up on clay/mud as much as trials tyres

  • What tires are best for a 2016 HD 48

  • i'll stick with my Q3's

  • His face is so bratty looking I can hardly watch.

  • Jalapeno Sauci is too funny!

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  • Hello from Greece iwould like to ask you what is your opinion for continental tkc 70 rocks back rear and tkc 70 front rear(ilike to ride in mount roads with turns)My bike bmw 850gs adv. Thanks Good job keep going.

  • I am from Detroit Michigan I need your help I just got a Bmw C 650 GT it’s a 2015 model it’s a scooter what are the best tires to put on that one they’re two different sizes 160/70/r15 and 120/70/15 I’m trying to find a good combo I don’t want to go for Bridgestone are Michelin I need your help or a different brand I just want the best ones

  • Cheers..the Michelin Road 5 is fkn amazing in the wet. Expensive when you pick up a nail….my bad for filtering on dirty chevrons….4 times now but still go back to them, they are that good rain or shine.

  • Has anyone actually gotten 30k on a commander?

  • Proper dork... talking rubbish..reminds me of the joker

  • Can’t get tires in 2021…

  • If I need a new tired, is it technically still switching?

  • I bought a 2012 Goldwing, which is currently equipped with a Michelin Commander 2 front tire that has little wear, and a Dunlop Elite 3 rear tire that will need to be replaced before too long. My question is: What should I do? Replace the Dunlop Elite 3 (radial) with a Michelin Commander 2 (bias ply) for a matched pair? Or maybe I should install a Michelin Commander 3 on the rear instead? Or should I replace both tires with new radial tires, such as a pair of Dunlop Elite 4s, Bridgestones, Metzelers, or some other pair of radials? Any recommendation is appreciated.

  • Love your work.

    • Do you think you can test, for us to watch, mix settings? I would love to watch Bridgestone S22 Hypersport in the front (possibly the best dry+wet tyre in the market for braking and turning, according to some magazine tests) and Michelin Road 5, Dunlop Roadsport 2/SmartRoad 3 or Continental Road Attack 3 in the back. They all seem to be excellent combinations for touring/sport bikes for moderate/safe driving but it would be great to have these combinations reviewed. No one has ever done this before! You could be that someone, because someone else will be for sure! The amount of NOwine videos could be great in numbers and content itself! Think about it and keep up with the good work!

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  • The real question is where are they made?

  • It's more of a bell curve...with erectile dysfunction.

  • Correction: Size

  • Okay, I'm sold on the Road Sport ll -- unfortunately it doesn't come in 170/60 17. Can you recommend something like the Road Sport ll in that's eyes?

  • your channel is awesome - thanks for the videos

    • Fortnine is the guy that never let you forget your motorcycle during the winter. Also, he is the only able to show you your hobby on the wall as a system of lines and coordinates X and Y.

  • Ok

  • Not because I’m a cheap bastard but rather because I am lucky bastard that my wife let’s me ride a motorcycle, what are the longest lasting white wall tires you would recommend for a sportster? The only ones I find on F9 that fit my dimension (130-80-16 front & 150-80-16 back) are the Shinko 777…

  • As a Californian I agree with both points relating to the Dulops.. Also expensive AF. Like California. 🤣🤣🤣. Keep the great work coming Ryan!

    • Rn my wife is wondering why I'm sitting, locked in the bathroom laughing to myself. She has no idea I'm watching a review of motorcycle tires. RyanF9 and crew, you're amazing.

  • Not sure whether any of this applies to my Jawa 350.

  • Love the grip curve as you succinctly describe why I quit riding off-road! BTW, just bought new Kenda Kozmiks- lotsa grip!

    • Rn my wife is wondering why I'm sitting, locked in the bathroom laughing to myself. She has no idea I'm watching a review of motorcycle tires. RyanF9 and crew, you're amazing.

  • Well i used to run on BT 52s sticky's on a gpz 900 r 17" front 18" rear it was the best tire in my book ever made it made the handling out of this world give me a tire like that...

  • What anime was that? Been looking for another motorcycle anime 😂

  • Good explanation. You sounds like JerryRig. Great.

  • Super informative and interesting. Thanks

  • What about the Mitas Sport Force+ EV multi compound tire ?

  • Ryan what is your opinion on ebike riders putting some shinko 240 tires on their ebikes?

  • My bike came from the factory with the roadsport 2, good to know I don't NEED to change to a different tire.

  • Like California, lol!

  • Great review…but california is well into senility…like hidin’ biden

  • Tyre*

    • Do you think you can test, for us to watch, mix settings? I would love to watch Bridgestone S22 Hypersport in the front (possibly the best dry+wet tyre in the market for braking and turning, according to some magazine tests) and Michelin Road 5, Dunlop Roadsport 2/SmartRoad 3 or Continental Road Attack 3 in the back. They all seem to be excellent combinations for touring/sport bikes for moderate/safe driving but it would be great to have these combinations reviewed. No one has ever done this before! You could be that someone, because someone else will be for sure! The amount of NOwine videos could be great in numbers and content itself! Think about it and keep up with the good work!

  • Just got here seeing if my tires I just bought are on the list. I run my tires until the cords show 😅

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    • Do you think you can test, for us to watch, mix settings? I would love to watch Bridgestone S22 Hypersport in the front (possibly the best dry+wet tyre in the market for braking and turning, according to some magazine tests) and Michelin Road 5, Dunlop Roadsport 2/SmartRoad 3 or Continental Road Attack 3 in the back. They all seem to be excellent combinations for touring/sport bikes for moderate/safe driving but it would be great to have these combinations reviewed. No one has ever done this before! You could be that someone, because someone else will be for sure! The amount of NOwine videos could be great in numbers and content itself! Think about it and keep up with the good work!

  • As long as the tyres are the correct type & are in good legal condition .I ride on them & then if they don’t suit my needs I will change to other type when they are getting very near the limit wear bars .I only usually have the same make or model of tyre ,on new bike or a used one already fitted I have mixed makes of tyres budget & top end on every bike I have owned over 50 years ,once scrubbed in never had any issues .even with with the old Bridgestone Japanese nylon teflon tyres fitted as standard on some Honda’s in early 1970’s .The best mix I ever had was a Pirelli super sport on front & a cheapo Swallow Malaysian Kung foo special on the rear .They gripped like a limpet in all conditions ,don’t get taken in by the m/ cycle media hype in the USA & the U.K. ,they are elitist & get incentives off major tyre & component companies for favourable reviews .You don’t need to have the same make & matching pairs of tyres to have a good handling bike ,you just need to know how to control a bike properly in all conditions that comes from experience & using basic common sense .

  • DUNLOP TIRES ARE JUNK. I RUN A PIRELLI P7 205/55/17 CAR TIRE ON THE BACK OF MY 2007 HD FXSTC, FRONT I RUN A 90/90/21 MICHILIN COMMADER 2

  • I'm about to throw some of the Conti Rocks on my Super Tenere. Anything should be better that these "bullshit stock battlewings"

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  • Damn... he said WHAT REDS BEARINGS ARE TO SKATEBOARDS! That hit ❤ right there

  • I shouldn't say I just paid $240 for a new rear tire...

  • Dean of Motorcycle affairs- Ryan

  • I enjoy his high IQ take on all things moto.

    • nowine.info/loft/b4mma6zFaL6sYZg/video Fortnine is the guy that never let you forget your motorcycle during the winter. Also, he is the only able to show you your hobby on the wall as a system of lines and coordinates X and Y.

  • Running the Michelin Power 5 tyres and they are amazing. Wet grip excellent and sticky as hell. If you can out ride these on the road you probably won't be breathing unaided in the future. Also love the Michelin Anakee Adventure, only dual compound adventure tyre on the market. Road/gravel use they are excellent. Not agressive enough for mud however.

  • No Metzerler M9? Bascially only tyre with Silicon compound.

  • I would never again trust my health in a Dunlop Tire. Crashed my bike in low speed (10mph) while going around a corner. Was riding on some Dunlop Roadsmart III and then out of nothing the rear starts spinning, throwing me into a highsider, catching this one but couldn’t handle the death wobble afterwards. The tires had a weird slippery feeling on them, no oil on the street... never again. I will only ride on Continental Tires from this Day✌🏼

    • nowine.info/loft/b4mma6zFaL6sYZg/video Rn my wife is wondering why I'm sitting, locked in the bathroom laughing to myself. She has no idea I'm watching a review of motorcycle tires. RyanF9 and crew, you're amazing.

  • I recently switched to road sport 2s after riding on rossi 2s. I am 100% just as confident on the street with the rs2!

  • I put 10K miles on a set of Roadsmart III's. The replacements are Roadsmart IV. I can say that I really like them, rode a couple hundred miles in the Black Hills of South Dakota with them and definitely the best tires on the bike so far! (2018 K1600 GTL).

  • The fact that he mentioned reds bearings ❤

  • I’ll stick with Shinzo 804/805. Long lasting, gobs of grip on the road and cheap.

  • The first line hit me so hard, I use stock yahama r3 india it has the mrf tyres. I still ride like the one your addressed. Videos on my channel. I will upgrade now.

  • Gpr300's were slippery on a little r3. Would never reccomend them.

  • Tires are cheap your not. get the most sticky tire u can get last thing u want is to loose traction the q 3's lasted long enough for me and now I got the q 3 + and they'll last 30% longer so I'm happy with them

  • 30k miles on one tire?

  • just bought a rear michelin road 5 for my 2021 mt10. the bridgestones they came with were pretty cooked at 3k miles.

  • You're dirt tire recommendation blows sand! There is a reason there are off road non street legal tires.

    • nowine.info/loft/pomEsoaddrWRoII/video "I dont, I was 5..." Thanks for making me feel old this morning lol. We were running early model CBR's while you were running on the playground haha.

  • "Like California" x2...lol!

  • The 90’s? You would have hated the 80’s big time! LOL

  • Serious question, what is your "go to" bike that you find yourself riding the most or gives you that "warm and fuzzy" feeling?

  • Absolutely great info on all of your videos...with chuckles. This Harley driver appreciates you my motorcycle guru guy.

  • Still lost lol what you suggest as tire for canadien wet and dry weather tire z900 180 55 zr17 with good mileage

  • The only problem for me is my 1980 gl1100 takes a size none of them make.

    • nowine.info/loft/b4mma6zFaL6sYZg/video *Me in South East Asia knowing none of the model exists locally* Hmm interesting

  • JALAPEÑO SAUCY hahaha

  • Dunlop is better than michellin/hankook/bridgestone 👍👍👍

  • Mmmmmm, cocaine cola!

  • Honestly.... I am blown away riding Dunlop Mutants after a few years on a couple of sets of Michelin PR4s

  • I switched to Dunlop Roadsport II from Michelin 2CT based on your recommendation. I like the Dunlops better. You are on the money there FortNine. Thanks for tip!!

  • I love the Q4. If you ride like an asshole you should be riding on these. ;) You know what i mean :-P

    • I love my PSCV2's but having burned through 4 sets in a 4 mo period i was paying for the tire i put on a month ago while charging a new set! I had to change so i went w/ the Road 5's. They are not on the level but for being a longer lasting shoe they are doing pretty well. I feel ok doing 160mph but no faster like on the first two mentioned. I can get away from the cops still and thats all that matters.

  • I need to grab that first tire, my tires are super dry

  • This guy has the same persona as Doug DeMuro the car reviewer guy. Just great stuff

  • How much is the Roadsport supposed to be cheaper that the Qualifier? My trusted shop in Italy has them at 212 vs 220 EUR.

  • Dude it seems you know me, as a confessed cheap bastard i still keep the original tires

  • Just took the TKC70’s off my BMW R1250GS due to massive vibration and shaking of the front tire. It ruined the bike turning it into a magnet for a death wobble. Ended up putting Micheline Anakee Adventure tires on and I have that smooth ride back.

  • Dunlop Trailmax Missions

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  • Lol Like ca.!!! lol!!!!!

  • So the Dunlops are a great value, but is there anything that handles with the same light, twitchy fun (FortNine's words) as the Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II?

  • "It's more like a bell curve with erectile dysfunction." LOL, kudos to the writers.

  • Love this guy!

  • How about another including Dunlop Mutant

  • You are one of my favorite channels to watch of all time. I watch videos about bikes I don't even own because they are interesting and informative. Great job, keep it up, proud of you.

  • With all your physics knowledge, your chalkboard skills and teaching ability, would you mind making a novel clip showing how the POWER of the bike as well as the WEIGHT of the bike and rider plays a role on tire choice. I ride a 291lb XT250 and I weigh 170lb. The bike makes slightly more power than my lawnmower. Together my bike and I weigh almost less than some ADV bikes without the rider. My question is... Would a cheaper softer compound tire like a Dunlop D605, Kenda 270, Shinko 244 with softer compounds not be safer on a bike like mine, rather than a harder compound upper end tire for the larger heavier bikes? Just the weight difference between lower and upper end tires makes a huge difference to top end with small bikes. I hope this makes sense. Tires should be classed according to power categories, not just weight carrying ability. Thanks!

    • Rn my wife is wondering why I'm sitting, locked in the bathroom laughing to myself. She has no idea I'm watching a review of motorcycle tires. RyanF9 and crew, you're amazing.

  • commander 3 are vibrating junk still fighting to get mine replaced again cause replacement vibrates as original did

    • Do you think you can test, for us to watch, mix settings? I would love to watch Bridgestone S22 Hypersport in the front (possibly the best dry+wet tyre in the market for braking and turning, according to some magazine tests) and Michelin Road 5, Dunlop Roadsport 2/SmartRoad 3 or Continental Road Attack 3 in the back. They all seem to be excellent combinations for touring/sport bikes for moderate/safe driving but it would be great to have these combinations reviewed. No one has ever done this before! You could be that someone, because someone else will be for sure! The amount of NOwine videos could be great in numbers and content itself! Think about it and keep up with the good work!

  • So back in 2016, you told me that the COmmander II was the tire to buy.. Now it's crap? Funny, I found it to blow the Dunlops away on all surfaces AND in the rain.. So what's the tire I should be looking at? The Michelin III?

  • Hi, I've ben a long time (about 30 odd year) loyal customer of Bridgestone tyres, and currently run T31's on my VFR800 (pre-Vtec) with confidence in their grip, handling, especially in the wet. I'm now seriously considering changing the VFR for a 2020 Kawasaki Ninja10000SX which is fitted with a specific version of the Bridgestone S22 tyres. When the OEM S22's and my current T31's wear out are you suggesting that the Dunlop RoadSport 2 tyres might be a better product for both the VFR and Ninja1000SX? BTW, my riding consists of fast road and some touring with camping gear. I'm neither a complete knee and elbow down scratcher or a 55mph one-speed cruiser on highways, I enjoy fast twisty roads and ride in all weathers.

  • I ran a wing in the70s ... Avon tyres were my choice for sheef grip .... but mileage was optional... 🙄😂 Living here in Ireland where it virtually never stops raining, you NEED a tyre that doesn't feel like its been 3d printed... 😣

  • As a life long skater and current skate shop manager turned vintage bike hooligan who's ruined more than one classic with a angle grinder. The second the words reds came out of your mouth my brain knew exactly where you were going, and my heart had a epiphany. I've loved this channel since day one, but hearing the skate referenced just reinforced so many things. Always felt of all the moto vlogs this one was the closet to a kindred spirit and now I know for sure. Keep it up Ryan you're the best in the buisness

  • What about the new Dunlop crossover mutants -- can you do a review of them??

  • I just bought some road 5s. Ill do a vid on it

  • 30k on commander 3s?!?! They only lasted me 6 months… There’s no way I rode 30k miles in 6 months.

  • I have always been a Metzler fan. Since the early days of tourers, I have ridden almost exclusively Goldwings. From the 1000cc or the 1800, Metzler has always been my tire of choice. Yes, I also liked the "stock" Dunlops because there were stickier than gummy bears, but wore out in 8,000 miles. I also like the Metzler because of Tennessee's back-asswards rain groove on their highway road surfaces. The tread design allowed my wings the ability to ignore Tennessee's linear rain grooves where as other tires wobbled at any speed.

  • I remember tires back in the 70's....4k miles was a miracle back then!

  • I need something better, my concours 14 eats tires like Rosie O'Donnell eats fries.

    • Fortnine is the guy that never let you forget your motorcycle during the winter. Also, he is the only able to show you your hobby on the wall as a system of lines and coordinates X and Y.

  • No shit, but on my R12GS the TKC70 Front will be spent before the rear! I had this issue with one other tire a long time ago with the Conti Trail Attack. Otherwise it's the normal 2 rears for every front.

  • I just put Bridgestone Battlax S20 Evos on my Yamaha R3 and am in love. Much better grip than the OEM Michelin Pilot Street. Cheers and awesome content as always.