Bridgestone Battlax BT-45 Sport Touring Front Tire

Item # : 62875
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          Bridgestone Battlax BT-45 Sport Touring Front Tire

          Item # 62875

          Description

          Bridgestone Battlax BT-45 Sport Touring Front Tire

          Click here to see an overview of Bridgestone's Battlax lineup.
          Bridgenstone Battlax Lineup
          • High performance and long life from dual-tread construction
          • Silica compound improves grip characteristics - wet or dry
          • Dual Tread Compound (DTC) in the rear allows for longer mileage and stability from center, while edges offer grip and performance while cornering
          • Large crown radius for a large, stable contact patch
          • Innovative singular sidewall improves shock absorption and neutralizes handling
          • H-rated for speeds up to 130 mph

          Model Specific:

          • 110/70-17 G = Suzuki GS500F 04-09
          • 100/90-19 57H (OE) = Triumph Bonneville 02-08

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          Reviews

          Rated 4 out of 5 by from Had to see if these lived up to Rep. I was looking for a replacement for the OEM Metzlers on my 06 Thruxton, and size was a concern; the rear wheel is an oddball size. My Triumph mechanic had been raving about these Battlax for a while, said his other Thruxton/Bonnie customers were really happy with them. He explained that the compound was of variable density, with harder, more durable rubber in the center, and softer compound towards the sides, so the crowns wouldn't flatten so quickly, but the tires would still have good cornering grip. I had to try them, as my Metzlers wore down quickly and unevenly with flat crowns/sharp edges as a result. The Battlax did everything they promised! Round, even wear with plenty of confidence inspiring grip in wet and dry conditions. Tires stayed in balance, never developed shimmys or "hop", and gave me superior acceleration /stopping grip!
          Date published: 2013-12-03
          Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seems good so far Bought a low mileage 86 FJ1200 still wearing its original tires so these feel much better. Read good reviews about them on the Naked Goldwing site, price was good and for my riding style they should do the job.
          Date published: 2015-10-22
          Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bias ply street tire These Battlax tires are the best I've found for my 70's vintage street bikes, 2 and 4 stroke. Metzlers are close, but considerably more money. Even my older Italian bikes like the Bridgestones.
          Date published: 2013-06-20
          Rated 5 out of 5 by from Too easy I have experienced these tires on my Cafe Racer and I have been very pleased with grip and durability. My recent purchase of front and rear Battlax are for my current build which is not on the road yet but, look great on my freshly polished spoked rims. Dealing with Fort-nine was a breeze and fast. I will ordering again.
          Date published: 2018-07-17
          Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great tyre at a great price This tyre is useful because of its wide range of applications. I've used it on a sportbike and a modern retro. Adequate grip in all weathers and moderately hard wearing. Easy to install, too.
          Date published: 2018-03-14
          Rated 5 out of 5 by from A1 Experience! Received my order quickly and exactly as described. Will shop here again.
          Date published: 2016-08-14
          Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tire Nice tire. Good blend of sport and touring. Still grippy when pushed like a sport but doesn't wear quickly.
          Date published: 2016-06-27
          Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I wanted. I brought this to replace the the tire supplied originally. The old tire had 16,000 km on it and the grip was good, so it suited my style of riding and gave acceptable wear. With that in mind, choosing a different tire wasn't really an option. So I ordered one a delivery was excellent. What more could I ask?
          Date published: 2015-06-08
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          Questions

          will this fit my 2007 Honda rebel tire size 90-90-18

          Asked by: rebel girl
          Hi Rebel Girl, The 90/90-18 is the recommended front tire size for your vehicle. We also suggest to check the load and speed rating with your owners manual, this tire has a load and speed rating of 51 H. ~Danielle, Customer Service, Canada's Motorcycle
          Answered by: Danielle CanadaMotorcycle
          Date published: 2015-01-23

          What does the V in the tire size description mean? The battlax rear tire doesnt have this for the size I need. Does it matter?

          Asked by: KimBob
          Hi, By default the Battlax BT-45 is H Rated, some specific sizes are V Rated. These ratings are the max speed rating, H is 130 mph and V is 149 mph. ~Jonathan, Customer Service, Canada's Motorcycle
          Answered by: Jonathan CanadaMotorcycle
          Date published: 2018-01-31

          Are Bridgestone Battle-ax BT45 tubeless and radial construction?

          Asked by: boblthree
          No they are not radials, they are a biasply tire
          Answered by: Eddieharry750
          Date published: 2017-01-25

          Can you run a tube with these tires?

          Asked by: Warovski
          Yes
          Answered by: Empress
          Date published: 2017-08-25
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