Bridgestone Battlax BT016 Pro Rear Tires
Excellent Tire for the $$$
I've been very happy with these tires, I put them on as set and they have performed well. The handling is very predictable and the grip is good wet or dry. have these on a 1995 Yamaha FZR 1000 and they have made me more confident when pushing the bike hard.
April 1, 2016
More than enoguh grip for the street. Very confident leaning with beautiful front tire grip. They are superb on cold temperatures with short warming time. These tyeres you can push more than many others when road is half wet. I guess that s becouse silica, great chemical grip. Also, you can brake deep in the corner. Harder compound in the middle of the rear tyre will be done sooner than you would expect and quite suddenly after 3000km.
Very good tyre.
February 5, 2016
Looks good. Feels Great.
Tire wore in quickly and evenly. I bought the front and rear and am happy with the ride. Great street tire with track performance. This will probably be my next set of tires.
July 13, 2015
A great street tire for the 99%
For the money, this is my favorite street bike tire, hands-down. I've run countless other tires, and none has offered the confidence and communication of this tire. Yes, there are grippier tires out there, to be sure, but none offer up the assurance that these tires do. After ~400 miles, you will be riding faster through the same turn than you were on your last tires, comforted by the knowledge that this tire will keep on doing exactly what you want it to do.
My first set was SHOT at 5,500 miles, and was still doing great in the dry, and even in the damp, and I wouldn't have known to swap them out if I wasn't diligent about pre-ride inspections. I've had them on several supersports now, and they will probably be the only tires I run from here on out!
June 6, 2015
Tons of grip!
This tire just begs you to lean more and go faster on the corner. My only grip is the trade-off: This tire wears out fast! But, that's just the nature of a softer, good-gripping road tire. Overall, this product is just excellent for the purpose it is meant to do. I love it!
May 12, 2015
Always been a great tire
I have always liked this tire. Warms up quick and gives me confidence in the canyons. At some point I will upgrade, but for now, on a budget, I will stick with these.
March 2, 2015
First bike..first tires 9k plus.
I bought my '13 750 new and this was the stock tire. I started riding in August 2013 and the past 4 months i've been taking it easier because a few friends told me i would need tires soon. I picked my bike from the shop 4 days ago i told them as i was about to ride off "I know i'm going to need tires pretty soon" They looked and agreed "Yeah, you're due" I have over 9k on these tires currently.The past few times i've riden, i have noticed it slipping when trying to brake at lights from 45-50mph speeds. I can see i'm due because i'm down to my wear indicators now. I've never done burn outs, never taken it on the track and i typically keep it under 90 when commuting to and from work or the beach. I do love riding in the rain. I've been told i get pretty low in turns and ramps from some guys i've riden with. I'm in a part of VA where the roads and interstates pretty much SUCK so i think i've done well with getting the absolute most out of these tires. Overall, i think I am more of a point A to point B rider…mostly.
February 28, 2015
Great brand, great tire
Love the brand and these is my second time buying the tire. Commute over 75 miles a day. It's dependable.
August 18, 2014