The Four Purposes of Motorcycle Tires

Motorcycle Tires

Do You Take Your Tires For Granted?

It’s easy to take our tires for granted. Modern motorcycles and their tires have come a long way since the wooden frames and wooden wheels on the very first bikes.  Although both bike and tire maintenance demand more of our attention than a car requires, motorcycles and their tires have become much more reliable over the years.

Other than checking our tires regularly to ensure correct air pressure and replacing them when needed (which is more frequently than on a car), it’s easy to take for granted the different things motorbike tires do for us:

1) They support our bike
2) Our tires transmit traction and braking forces to the road
3) Motorcycle tires absorb some of the surface shocks
4) And of course they maintain and change our direction of travel

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