Bridgestone Battlax BT003 Racing Street Rear Motorcycle Tire

Bridgestone Battlax BT003 Racing Street Rear Motorcycle Tire
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    Bridgestone Battlax BT003 Racing Street Rear Motorcycle Tire

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      The Bridgestone Battlax BT003 Racing Street motorcycle tire is a DOT Compliant hypersport "Track Day" and street performance motorcycle tire. With straight and cornering technology (SACT), the front and rear motorcycle tire feature a center compound for linear handling and longer wear life, flanked by a shoulder compound to secure high grip and a strong contact feeling.
    • S shaped grooves across the center of tread improve contact feeling, braking grip for the front motorcycle tire and traction grip for the rear motorcycle tire.
    • Optimized angle and shape of grooves contribute to noise reduction and improved mileage.
    • Designed for sporty riding enjoyment with confident grip on streets and dry-condition circuits.

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    Great tyre
    Excellent tyre - much better drive and traction than the equivalent Michelin. Wear is pretty good for type of tyre too with approx. 2,000 km of spirited road riding.

    Machine this part was bought for: 2004 YAMAHA YZF-R1
    January 5, 2015
    Excellent tire!
    I've used the 003 for a few years on my track bike with absolutely no problems! Heats up fast and works great!

    Machine this part was bought for: 2006 SUZUKI GSXR750 F.I.
    October 8, 2014
    Grover Beach, CA, US
    Awesome tyre ...for DRY road not so good in WET
    I am on my 5th set of these BT-003RS on my last 2 bikes (K8 GSX-R-1000 now gone) and my 2012 Kawasaki ZX10R.

    I find the confidence they inspire in the DRY as AMAZING... But God help you if you carry that confidence to the WET. In the wet they are quite slippery. You could cal it predictable slip as they will slip at the slightest provocation.

    As I am essentially a dry weather rider and weekend thrasher the WET side has not been and issue and pales to insignificance because in the DRY they are just so GREAT.

    The Bridgestone Website shows a Usage chart on these and shows were they sit in the ROAD/TRACK/DRY/WET against the BT016 and RACE BT003 which is pretty spot on.

    http://www.bridgestone.com/products/motorcycle_tires/products/battlax/images/img_battlax_05.gif

    Doing just Mountain runs with NO commuting I get around 4,000KM's out of a set.

    I'm going to keep buying these till they stop making them I think.
    March 8, 2013
    LD
    Great feel.
    Very predictable tyre and excellent on the track...although these tyres perform the best with tyre warmers.
    December 26, 2012
    IC
    Bridgestone
    I installed a Bridgestone Bt003 190/55/17 on my BMW S1000rr. This tire will not last you very long 1200 miles and it's gone on street riding. This tire was made to be a track tire. Very sticky and gives good confidence. I would not purchase the tire for street use again but I definitely will buy it for track use. Super super good tire. Buy this tire for track use and you wont be disappointed. Good B/C tire on track and maybe and A session.
    July 11, 2012
    CA
    Great intermediate level tyre
    Great track tyre. Progressive feel - slides were predictable and controlable. Good even wear and grip.

    Note: They can cool quickly if you get stuck at the dummy-grid for a while after using tyre warmers, so give them time to heat up again.
    April 18, 2011
    VC
    Great Tires in the DC area
    Great tires, As soon as I put these tires on my 05 ZX10, I gained more confidence in the corners and in a straight line. I got caught in the rain a few times, but the traction was still there. Will buy another set in 2011...
    February 22, 2011
    MD
    Stick Like Glue
    These tires stick like glue just like the BT016's but I get about 400 additional miles out of the 016's.
    January 31, 2011
    CA
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