Aprilia SL1000 Falco Tyres

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The following tyres have been reviewed on the Aprilia SL1000 Falco
Avon 3D Ultra Sport (8) 95% 75% 90% 88% 67% 88% 98% 86% 10,307
Bridgestone Battlax BT 021 (9) 88% 75% 80% 80% 80% 81% 66% 78% 67,250

Aprilia SL1000 Falco Tyre Review Highlights

Writing about the Bridgestone Battlax BT 021 given 100% (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly motorways for 6000 spirited miles
I bought these because of the Mixed compounds as I am forced to do a lot of motorway riding. But when I can I love the lanes. I have a pair of BT021's and although maybe I haven't pushed them to their absolute limit, I don't hang about and they have given me nothing but confidence. And just to point out, there are no chicken strips on the sides!
I recently took part in a BikeSafe day with the Met Police and it rained and rained all day. I have never pushed a bike so hard in the rain before, even very very late braking, nearly missing a turning and the tyres never gave a hint of trouble.
On the motorways, well I don't hang about and the rear tyre has lasted well considering, only just starting to square off, but dont let that put you off.
Overall a great allrounder that I would buy again.
tyre reviewed on 2012-09-02 12:17:39
Writing about the Avon 3D Ultra Sport given 92% (180-55-17-)
Driving on mostly country roads for 500 spirited miles
Having come from a set of premium Dunlop SportSmart 2 tyres, I was expecting the Avons to feel like the poor relation. I am pleased to say that this is in no way the case. These Avons are grippy, predictable, quick to turn in and very stable. I can't comment on their limits as I haven't yet found the limit on the road, but have happily reached the edge of the tyre, so they clearly inspire plenty of confidence. I've not used these in the wet yet, but have no reason to doubt their ability. Only done 500 miles, so can't yet comment on lifespan. I'm definitely getting a set of these on my R1. Great tyre!
tyre reviewed on 2017-05-10 16:20:09
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