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Bridgestone Battlax BT45 Sport Touring Tire
  • Bridgestone Battlax BT45 Sport Touring Tire - Front
  • Bridgestone Battlax BT45 Sport Touring Tire - Front

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Bridgestone Battlax BT45 Sport Touring Tire

  • High performance bias ply
  • Silica compound for improved wet and dry grip
  • Rear tire is equipped with dual tread compound for longer life and better traction when cornering
  • Larger crown radius for greater stability and extended tread life
  • H speed rated
  • Tubeless
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Bridgestone Battlax BT45 Sport Touring Tire 4.8 5 11 11
First new tire I have had a good experience with the tire since installing. I had a friend install it for me and the ride has been smooth sailing. 10/10 will purchase again the same tire from Revzilla. December 15, 2014
Excellent Tire. I was going to give it 4 1/2 stars but since i cant i gave it 5. It is excellent in turns!! September 8, 2014
Good tire Replaced my worn factory... its like i have a whole new bike... handles amazing now. I bought my bike with a worn rear and i slapped this one on. Shouldve done it sooner. Good tire so far. July 21, 2014
Good tire for the price. Pros: + great in rain + good price + good grip Cons: - wears a little faster than I expected Overall, I'd still recommend this tire. April 21, 2014
Tire has a line down the middle for water to drain Its a very well designed tire made for everyday riders or if you like to hit the canyons every weekend, this is a great alternative that will last you a long time. Rubber in the middle is thicker and stronger, compared to the outer tire which is a softer compound made for better grip incase you want to lean. The zig-zag line that goes down the middle of the tire helps with draining water on rainy days. Overall an improvement of grip and you feel safer, knowing you have a good quality tire under you. February 10, 2014
Good enough until the Michelin Pilot Street Radial hits the US I have a 2012 Honda CBR250R and there are not a lot of tires offered in sizes 140/70-17 R and 110/70-17 F to fit this bike. The exceptionally reviewed new Michelin Pilot Street Radial was specifically designed for service on this bike and the Kawasaki Ninja 250/300 and is offered in most other major world markets, but for some reason the Pilot Street Radial is not (yet) being offered in the US market. After 8,000 miles though, I needed to replace the stock IRC Road Winner bias plys, so I went with this solid choice from Bridgestone. The Battlax BT45 is a good, solid, well-made bias ply tire. It does a good job of absorbing bumps and it tracks very smooth and straight with low road noise. It runs cooler than the IRC Road Winners, so I anticipate a slight improvement in fuel mileage. However, I feel like it handles more sluggishly than the stock IRC's. Tip-in on curves requires more effort and there's a slight delay in reaction from the bike compared to the original equipment tires. I have not yet ridden in the rain, so I can't comment on wet traction. I also noticed that both front and rear tires lost 10 psi in a week. I have no idea if that is the fault of the tires or not. I tightened the Schrader valves just in case the tire service center left them a bit loose and will keep a close eye on the pressure from here on out. October 7, 2013
Great tires Bought a set of these for my GS500 they feel great. The amount of grip compared to my old ones it night and day. They feel pretty good in the wet a well. September 30, 2013
Solid tire Bought my first bike, 2009 GS500F, used back in July 2013 and noticed that the rear tire had some tire rot. Wasn't terrible but I'm smart enough to know that it needed to be switched out. Anyway, I replaced the rear tire with the exact same model and haven't had any issues. My riding is more of a 'weekend warrior' style and I've already put over 800 miles on this new tire. Like I said, no issues and you really can't beat the price. September 13, 2013
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Alan H: Price, reviews, needed a tire in a hurry to get inspected before time runs out on me. Mar 21, 2015
Glen K: I got over 24,000 miles on each of the last two BT-45's on the front of my GL1800. Great touring tire Jan 17, 2015
robin D: Past experience , handled well, wore well Dec 11, 2014
Jill J: Fellow Goldwing Trike riders are recommending this tire to use on the front but mounting in reverse to get more mileage and a better ride than the OEM tire. Sep 26, 2014
Jonathan M: Have used this tire before Jul 24, 2014
rohinton g: had kenda tires which wear out very soon. tried something new this time. May 18, 2014
Kevin B: one of the cheapest and best tires for an RD400 street bike. May 12, 2014
Eric W: This was the only tire that satisfied the size requirements for both the front and rear wheels of my '89 VTR250. Furthermore, it's been highly reviewed both on the VTR forum and almost everywhere else that I looked. I'm looking forward to getting mine installed and riding with them. May 1, 2014
Gerral S: Works well with double dark riders on gl 1800. Apr 26, 2014
Timothy W: Replace back tire on my GS500E Mar 19, 2014
David T: Best price on-line anywhere! Mar 15, 2014
Charles T: Great reviews by riders on other boards. Jan 30, 2014
Nathan S: Rear tire is very bald... Jan 19, 2014
Nick T: This is the best tire for my bike, as I've used this tire many times. :) Dec 26, 2013
Geoffrey F: My favorite name brand tire company, best quality in my experience. Nov 21, 2013
Scott B: Tire choice of vintage bike riders all over the world. Sep 10, 2013
A L: For long commute drives, highway preferably heard that these were highly good for long rides. I ride almost everyday and ride to work everyday round trip about 60 miles so hopefully these will work out good. Aug 18, 2013
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