Bridgestone Battlax BT45 Sport Touring Tire
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$131.20 - $197.25
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$28.12
Price
$103.08

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Bridgestone Battlax BT45 Sport Touring Tire

The Bridgestone Battlax BT45 Tires are designed for older sport bikes and mid-sized sport touring bikes. The dual tread compound offers longer mileage and stability while also maintaining excellent grip and performance.

Feature:

  • 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
4.9 / 5
Bang For The Buck
4.6 / 5
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Front / 90/90-21 54H 157994 48765/048765 In Stock: Ships within 1-2 business days
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4.8 / 5.0
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4.6 / 5
Exactly as advertised. Great Value
These tires lasted longer than my previous tires (Pirelli Sport Demons) and I felt that they had better traction during wet conditions as well. I was looking for a tire that could handle every day commuting as well as the occaisional canyon ride and these were perfect.
December 1, 2015
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Ride:
2009 Kawasaki Ninja 250R
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
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
Ride:
2009 Kawasaki Ninja 250R
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
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
Ride:
2007 Kawasaki Ninja 500R
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
BT45 Tire is perfect for my K75
I'm very pleased with the BT45. I noticed an immediate and substantial improvement in handling and stability on my BMW K75C. And the price was right, too! Highly recommended.
May 4, 2015
Ride:
1990 BMW K75C
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Battlax BT45 is an affordable all season touring tire with a nice grip and performance
BT45 is factory installed on my suzuki and it lasted many season with no problem, so when I need replacement it was top of mychoice. I reviewed other alternatives but with price/quality it is the best touring tire without going broke for a rubber. I am pleased with my purchase. Revzilla shipped so quick I received it in two business day
April 20, 2015
Ride:
2007 Suzuki GS500F
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
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
Ride:
2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250R
Bang For The Buck
3 / 5
cbr250r front tire
I got this tire to put on my 2013 cbr250r. Very nice tire. The crown is much wider than the IRC it had on. Overall very pleased with my purchase and with revzillas outstanding fast shipping. I ordered on Friday morning, tire arrived at my doorstep 3 days later on Monday afternoon. Thanks ZLA!
February 4, 2016
Ride:
2013 Honda CBR250R
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Good tire
My daily commute to and from work is 40miles, not to much leaning nessesary but it grips better than my stock tires on my ninja 250r.
May 4, 2015
Ride:
2011 Honda CBR600RR
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Great Tire for the Price
This is the first time I have bought a motorcycle tire so I don't have the greatest authority on this topic. That being said, this tire seems to fit what I wanted perfectly. It is the same price as the original Dunlop tire that came on my bike. But the center tread of the rear Dunlop wore out on these straight and flat Kansas roads before I could put hardly any wear on the sides of the tread at all. This dual compound Bridgestone brilliantly solves that with harder rubber in the center of the tread and stickier rubber on the sides for cornering.
July 17, 2015
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Ride:
1991 Honda CB750 Nighthawk
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
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
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a friend has this tire on a Honda Goldwing and loves it.
Thomas S on Aug 11, 2017
Highly recommended by riders of similar bikes.
Seth B on Jun 6, 2017
a friend has this tire on a Honda Goldwing and loves it.
Thomas S on Aug 11, 2017
It is recommended by the GS500 wiki as the best tire for my bike.
Robert S on Jun 30, 2017
Highly recommended by riders of similar bikes.
Seth B on Jun 6, 2017
Best tire for '86 Beemer.
Sylvester S on May 2, 2017
Matches OEM tires
P M on Mar 22, 2017
I have the same tire currently installed. It has given good performance and wear over the last several years. No reason to change.
Dale C on Mar 13, 2017
Longer lasting then my previous tires and reviewed well.
Joseph B on Jun 10, 2016
IT the only pretty sticky tire for some of my older cafe bikes. They actually stick really well and feel compliant. I like them better than Avons in the same size ranges.
joseph T on May 12, 2016
I have almost 9,500 miles on a set of these and they still have another season's worth of tread left. Most of my riding has been highway/commuting but they seem well suited for the twisties as well. Would recommend.
Zackary H on Mar 28, 2016
Same tire as OEM.
Jim H on Mar 8, 2016
To match my rear tire and great reviews overall
Manuel S on Feb 18, 2016
every body I talked to about a tire for my Goldwing trike said to run this tire
Greg S on Oct 17, 2015
Recommended by another rider
John K on Jul 4, 2015
Needed a new front tire, same as oem on a 09gs500f.
Troy D on Jun 14, 2015
This tire works great on a Honda GL 1800 front tire. I got 18000 miles riding 2 up on the last one.
Dale K on May 26, 2015
Great tire for My Honda CB550
Jose M. F on Apr 23, 2015
Price, reviews, needed a tire in a hurry to get inspected before time runs out on me.
Alan H on Mar 21, 2015
I got over 24,000 miles on each of the last two BT-45's on the front of my GL1800. Great touring tire
Glen K on Jan 17, 2015
Past experience , handled well, wore well
robin D on Dec 11, 2014
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.
Jill J on Sep 26, 2014
Have used this tire before
Jonathan M on Jul 24, 2014
had kenda tires which wear out very soon. tried something new this time.
rohinton g on May 18, 2014
one of the cheapest and best tires for an RD400 street bike.
Kevin B on May 12, 2014
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.
Eric W on May 1, 2014
Works well with double dark riders on gl 1800.
Gerral S on Apr 26, 2014
Replace back tire on my GS500E
Timothy W on Mar 19, 2014
Best price on-line anywhere!
David T on Mar 15, 2014
Great reviews by riders on other boards.
Charles T on Jan 30, 2014
Rear tire is very bald...
Nate3 on Jan 19, 2014
This is the best tire for my bike, as I've used this tire many times. :)
Nick T on Dec 26, 2013
My favorite name brand tire company, best quality in my experience.
Geoffrey F on Nov 21, 2013
Tire choice of vintage bike riders all over the world.
Scott B on Sep 10, 2013
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.
A L on Aug 18, 2013
It is recommended by the GS500 wiki as the best tire for my bike.
Robert S on Jun 30, 2017
Best tire for '86 Beemer.
Sylvester S on May 2, 2017
Can I run this tire on rear of 02 Sportster?
A shopper on Aug 21, 2016
How does it handle on dirt?
cleve c on Apr 16, 2016