Longest Lasting Motorcycle Tires of 2018

24 Bal 2018
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FortNine helps you go the distance by picking out motorcycle tires that could well be in an Energizer advert.
Longest Lasting Motorcycle Tires of 2018
0:25 - Dunlop Sportmax Q3 Plus Tires - frt9.co/o22wfd
2:51 - Michelin Road 5 Tires - frt9.co/tr4q0v
4:40 - Motoz Tractionator GPS Tires - frt9.co/wfi51h
6:41 - Metzeler ME888 Marathon Ultra Tires - frt9.co/aq6fd6
7:24 - Shinko 777 Cruiser Tires - frt9.co/yew6lt
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  • Ryan what about Dunlop Elite 4 ? did you check those out ?

    LadosligeseLadosligesePrieš 7 dienų
  • FFS .. now i have coffe all over my keyboard .. "Americans in pro racing" .. that had me balling out loud :D

    LadosligeseLadosligesePrieš 7 dienų
  • Good info except for those that own a tw200...

    16-Bit Bernie16-Bit BerniePrieš 7 dienų
  • Watching this thinking of car tires: 50,000km before worn out.

    Roger GustafssonRoger GustafssonPrieš 18 dienų
  • Longest lasting? Darkside. Me? No thanks.

    tomdickharryjanetomdickharryjanePrieš mėn
  • I only got less than 3,000 miles on Q3+'s on my CBR600RR and the front tire developed a protruding bump which I've never seen a tire do. I get more miles out of cheaper Bridgestone BT-016's. I don't think I'll be buying Q3+'s again. Very disappointed.

    The Nimble NinjaThe Nimble NinjaPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • local shop rx Cont Motions for my '12 Daytona 675. no track, just quick weekend and longer summer trips. prefer softer tires good in the rain, don't care about mileage. Conti Motions have the rep of terrible wet grip and being slow to warm or no cold weather grip, so my short rides fall will suffer. Pirelli Diablos Rosso IIs in rear have been great but the Super Corsa OEM front has always sucked in my opinion, unless it was not a match for the replacement rear (from previous owner). i can find sets on sale (plain Diablos for $185 on JP), despite the local shop saying there is a shortage on tires. it may be too late if they already ordered the rear given they had a front Cont Motion in stock. i just don't think it's the right tire for my bike or riding type. i don't need a race tire, just a safe all weather tire that allows me to lean.

    lillith benalillith benaPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I honestly don't know how people get anything above 5k out of a pr 4 or 5 rear .I get greater mileage out of Pirelli angel gt2 .Im going to go Avon st next time round for a change .

    MrTrek164MrTrek164Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • Built like a brick shithouse is one of my fave sayings haha

    FortyFortyPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Pilot Road 5 I don't see how tires/tread and reservoirs can displace the water so fast as bikes are rolling fast to actually perform.

    mikeyb byekimmikeyb byekimPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I was always gonna use the Dunlop I’m in America it only makes sense! I can get a better tire then the rear for the same money or even less in some cases just depends which tire you need! I currently have a 2016 Suzuki GSXS1000 and it’s dew for its first after market tire so I’m going dunlop Q3+ or Michealin road 5 but most likely q3+! It’s what I’m used to and I want more of the same I’m fine with unlimited grip on the road and 7-8k miles! I will get through two seasons with a set most likely! Dunlop 214 is what came on it but there bald well the back is anyways and little dry rot but not bad no big cracks or anything!

    Tammy ForbesTammy ForbesPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • Your average rider isn't a racer, and that any tire that they would want, is a tire that last the longest and is a cheap bastard to their pocket., and want more tread for grip that would just as well expel a lot more water, and that a tire that is mainly square is more forgiving to an upright rider, than to a speed freak on corners.. that never happen in a lot of city traffic.. where most of everyone lives more than not. A lot of the bigger bike riders are saying fuck you to bike tires as to being expensive and not lastng as long.. and putting car tires on the rear for a longer lasting tire that wont blackmail.. as like on some suzuki bergman scooters.. that have gone to the dark side. ltworlds.info/home/vaizdo-ra-as/kpF4pcp3Y9F9ptI.html

    Frank BlackcrowFrank BlackcrowPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • Can you recommend a high mileage good for water for Harley-Davidson tour

    William ThompsonWilliam ThompsonPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • Why front road tires have reverse looking cuts, compared to the rear ones?

    Алекс ХоменкоАлекс ХоменкоPrieš 7 mėnesių
  • I think the small holes are much better for handling versus long chevron shaped bars, or worse, the long straight lines which follow the grooves in the road. For an example, the Shinko 011 Verge is apparently a very dangerous and unusable tire on some bikes. Some bikes that run it, give immediate tank slapper vibrations at certain speeds, even when brand new, on otherwise known to be good functioning bikes. Also, I have experienced a very unstable "wandering" feeling with a barely worn Shinko 011 Verge, despite it handling great on corners. The grooves running parallel to the tire seem to be the worst for handling problems. Grooves going across the tire or having small holes, are unlikely to cause the weird wandering or tank slapper resonance? I was reading a forum post about tires that follow grooves in the pavement, versus tires that don't. I had assumed that all tires "wallowed" on heavy grooves. But apparently some tires are almost totally immune to it. From what I could tell, and from others discovered, the tires with the treads running perpendicular to the tire (at a 90 degree angle) didn't have any problem with grooves on highways. Perhaps a video could be made testing this theory?

    RitalieRitaliePrieš 7 mėnesių
  • I got 11K miles out of my Michelin Anakee 3s. All good miles too. Just replaced them. 6K of those miles were in last 4 months. All miles in Florida.

    bs1174bs1174Prieš 7 mėnesių
  • Cool. I’ve got the road 5 on my vfr800x

    Dheeraj RajanDheeraj RajanPrieš 7 mėnesių
  • road 5 is amazing i have them on my daily 300

    RandomGuitar GuyRandomGuitar GuyPrieš 7 mėnesių
  • Bridgestone battleax sport touring on my Yamaha MT-07 got 13,500 highway miles as i was really just going 120mph everywhere i went for the past year! Back tire needs replaced and front is still good to go!✌✌

    KingTravis SearlesKingTravis SearlesPrieš 7 mėnesių
  • I just got a 03 vstar650 cruiser and I don’t know what tire I need or want the shop recommends some lower tier dunlop that’s still like $250 a set

    Big head RedBig head RedPrieš 8 mėnesių
  • Lots of good information, but damn do you sound condescending AF. lol

    Joseph HannahJoseph HannahPrieš 8 mėnesių
  • Hey brother for the people that don't know the Kilometer Scale you may want to add the miles with it

    night Marenight MarePrieš 9 mėnesių
  • your videos are really great keep it up that metzeller looks good i tried one along time ago though and it sucked in the rain kind of slippery all the way around but think ill try again but I want a 40.00 dollar tire

    Frank PitchfordFrank PitchfordPrieš 9 mėnesių
  • want to know longest lasting street tire fatboy or cruiser

    Frank PitchfordFrank PitchfordPrieš 9 mėnesių
  • Night dragons on a 650lbs bike with/o ride total weight 800- 900, great grip but done right around 7.5-8 then tire begins to rapidly deteriorate, uneven wear ect.

    Mo ToroilMo ToroilPrieš 9 mėnesių
  • road 5 for my previous V-Strom 650, Road 5 for my actual Versys 1000. What else ?

    CaptainDangeaxCaptainDangeaxPrieš 9 mėnesių
  • Expected mileage from pilot Road 5, Road 4, and Road 3?

    SaadSaadPrieš 10 mėnesių
  • Has anyone tried these trial tires? I want the perfect bug out tire... long lasting, good offroad behavior, riding a lot of road but dont need to be fast.... maybe safe at least? Had the K60 scouts and love them everywhere but in the wet offroad and after theyre worn a bit they are useless offroad. Need something more capable but long lasting like the K60.

    Bike WolfBike WolfPrieš 10 mėnesių
  • Perfect explanation buddy. Greetings from Turkey.

    Onur YıldırımOnur YıldırımPrieš 11 mėnesių
  • 04 Burgman 400 ADV budget build tips?

    AZTSER2AZTSER2Prieš metus
    • Some have gone to the dark side... and use a car tire on the rear. ltworlds.info/home/vaizdo-ra-as/tp2Ly8lmXbVkdKg.html ltworlds.info/home/vaizdo-ra-as/kpF4pcp3Y9F9ptI.html as with anything that you would have to get used to, would have a disadvantage. ltworlds.info/home/vaizdo-ra-as/rH2plNp4l9iilbA.html ltworlds.info/home/vaizdo-ra-as/q5eIu5dqhcOEqLA.html

      Frank BlackcrowFrank BlackcrowPrieš 6 mėnesių
  • Lost me with the Yokohama bit? Anyone know what he meant..

    Barry MorkanBarry MorkanPrieš metus
  • I don't know how people get 20,000km from a Road 5. It must be on lightweight bike with a lightweight rider, riding slower than my grandma would. I am lucky if I get 8000km.

    L.V-RiderL.V-RiderPrieš metus
  • Which tire was for touring heavy Harley extended mileage

    WolfeMan BogWolfeMan BogPrieš metus
  • What’s the longest mileage touring tire for Harley 2019

    WolfeMan BogWolfeMan BogPrieš metus
  • When i look at you and you said elongated, I remember Ralph Dibny... Hahaha... Thanks for the info on motorcycle tyre #FlashArrowVerse

    Muhammad Sufi Md SithMuhammad Sufi Md SithPrieš metus
  • Even in 2019 that burn about racers still stings lmao

    Audomaro GonzalezAudomaro GonzalezPrieš metus
  • The Michelin Road 4 were the tires with the worst feedback I ever had ... sticking to Bridgestone and Pirelli ... (XSR900, Tracer 900 2015) :)

    Felix TFelix TPrieš metus
  • This chick is disgusting.

    gdc5indgdc5indPrieš metus
  • Awesome thanks Ryan! Great vid!

    jrh186jrh186Prieš metus
  • Great video Thumbs up 👍 Thanks for sharing Peace

    kamil fkamil fPrieš metus
  • Yamaha fz1 road 5" 5500km... Rear tire is toasted... I dont know... Maybe i have a heavy hand

    DrDonatoDONIDrDonatoDONIPrieš metus
  • Michellin power rs vs dunlop q3+ ?

    1k Ape1k ApePrieš metus
  • Michelin updated the Q3 ...... TY Ryan great Vid as always . Hahhaahhahaa

    Frank D.Frank D.Prieš metus
  • I bought the Pirelli MT43 for my scrambler because of this video. Yep, Ryan's words are freaking accurate. Good one, Fort Nine! 👍

    Aram M.Aram M.Prieš metus
  • Would you recommend the Michelin Road 5's or Q3 Plus for a Ninja 400 used as a commuter and not often leaned on.

    Anthony FreimuthAnthony FreimuthPrieš metus
    • Road 5 all the way! ~RF9

      FortNineFortNinePrieš metus
  • I am on my first set of Road 5 tires after using Angel ST and GT for a long time. The Angels rears gave me 7500km at best. The Road 5 grip is just as good but it is definitely longer lasting. After 6500km there is about 3 - 4000km left in the middle, about 5 - 6000km left midway but only about 1 - 2000km left on the sides. Still much better life than the Angels.

    L.V-RiderL.V-RiderPrieš metus
  • Love the Dunlop Sportmax Q3 plus!!!

    Mr. KittyMr. KittyPrieš metus
  • Hey @FortNine, please consider doing another review on the Motoz Tractionator dual sport tyres! I heard they have been doing really well around the world and I am curios for your opinion. Thanks

    Stray15Stray15Prieš metus
  • I burned trough a Pirelli Diablo tire in 3500km only riding on road, mountain passes on sunday.... The Angel ST on the other hand, lasted at least 7000kms. I bet the new GT 2 will last even longer.

    DerpEyeDerpEyePrieš metus
  • How far is 30000 clicks in miles

    Raymond RigdonRaymond RigdonPrieš metus
  • seeing irp on the michelins would create the best selling tire known to existence...well at least from my experience. I cant go with dunlops on a my sportbike im no street rossi. Im not even the occasional track rider XD

    Brandon EllisBrandon EllisPrieš metus
  • Road 5 vs Angel GT? Which one better at the limit?

    Benson WangBenson WangPrieš metus
  • Now make the gripiest tyres

    dantae666dantae666Prieš metus
  • is the Dunlop Q3 made by Michelin? @ 0:52

    SlackSlackPrieš metus
    • He misspoke

      Tiago RochaTiago RochaPrieš metus
  • Do you want to know the best information about ANYTHING motorcycle? Watch this guy's videos.

    Eric Rusch SrEric Rusch SrPrieš metus
  • Diablo rosso iii

    Mister LoveMister LovePrieš metus
  • I just notice the photos in the first scene are spoons. Nice The Room reference 👌

    Alex croninAlex croninPrieš 2 metus
  • My problem is I have an r3 so most of the long lasting tires and to big for my bike and the ones that fit like a q3+ don't last that long.

    HakiriHakiriPrieš 2 metus
  • Where’s the link for the trials tire

    Montana WhiteMontana WhitePrieš 2 metus
  • The Road 5 lasts twice as long as the Q3+?

    Frederick MaloufFrederick MaloufPrieš 2 metus
  • So.. is the MT43's going to get DS riders killed or not? I can't tell by the review if they're good or bad lol. No mud and you can't make turns on the highway?

    Wes BWes BPrieš 2 metus
  • I bought a pair of Shinko tires this summer in Kamloops when my Bridgestone's wore out. I was 54 kilometers east of Kamloops at 1:00am doing 110 k when the rear failed with no warning. The belts actually separated entirely from the rubber, and there were absolutely no punctures or perforations on the tire. I called Shinko and explained what happened. They said, 'gee that's unfortunate. Have a nice day.' End of story and end of Shinko for the future...ever...

    Ken McMullenKen McMullenPrieš 2 metus
  • I got great service out of a set of Shinkos.. I ran them on the crucible of all tires; a Yamaha Vmax.

    Angry YankeeAngry YankeePrieš 2 metus
  • Professionally made video, good job,good info,thanks

    Thomas VebrThomas VebrPrieš 2 metus
  • Clear, concise and brilliant. The explanation, that is. I've gotten a Kawa z750 2004, 180/55 R17 - needs a new rear tire with best mileage. I don't ride fast. Would the Michelin Pilot 5 as you describe, be the one?

    Temple ToursTemple ToursPrieš 2 metus
    • I've bought Michelin Road 5 for both front and back to my kawasaki ER-6N 2008. If you search instagram for hashtag #road5 - you will see that everything from small bikes to 1000cc Supersport bikes run road 5 tires. I think it would work well for your bike.

      Mackii.SWE 🇸🇪Mackii.SWE 🇸🇪Prieš metus
  • No tyres can match the overall performance of michelin tyres....longevity performance life grip......every thing.....

    J JJ JPrieš 2 metus
  • Haha, Ryan my Q3’s didn’t last as quoted because Busas weigh about 200 lbs more than the sportbikes they’re made for, additionally the front cupped. I’m positively sure being borderline obese doesn’t help matters either. Because replacing tires every less than 2k miles gets old and expensive, I decided on Scorpion Trail II’s. They may have lasted a little bit longer, but man, the rear tire has gaps so huge it has caused some scary low speed fishtailing in the dry. I read somewhere Pirelli quotes the Rosso Corsa II at least 3k miles on the rear. Sigh, again, that’s on 400-450 lb sportbikes that have a 150-175 lb fully geared rider. That’s why there are all these complaints from overweight and obese riders not getting the mileage they’re supposed to. And I betcha they don’t check and maintain tire pressure as they should. Keep them fantastic videos coming along Ryan!!!

    Michael PianoMichael PianoPrieš 2 metus
  • Gotta love the old Suzuki TC! I have an exact copy in my garage. Well, not exact. It's in parts. Some ARE in fact hanging on the wall though. Others in boxes. A custom work in progress.

    KARMAkaze MotoKARMAkaze MotoPrieš 2 metus
  • Do you suggest the Bridgestone bt016 or power pilot 2ct for a z1000? Im need to replace my front tire and I have a bt016 on the front. I do long distance trips

    devin usadevin usaPrieš 2 metus
  • Use the Road 5 on my Suzuki DL650 Glee Best decision ever, transformed how the bike felt and I feel confident in the wet. Good seeing as I use the bike in all weathers short of snow to get too and from work.

    HimaroHimaroPrieš 2 metus
  • My new homemade electric bike

  • Just bought the ME 888 in 240/40R18. Only been 20 miles or so, so i shall see how they wear. I put about 600 miles a week on my bike so i need them high mile tires!

    JaWBReaKeR 707JaWBReaKeR 707Prieš 2 metus
  • Ryan, what do you think of darksiding? I've been hearing mostly good things about it, but only works on cruisers and tourers

    1207rorupar1207roruparPrieš 2 metus
  • My current bike is a Gixxer 1000. I do most of the work myself save engine repairs. I'm anal about alignment and tire pressure. I check it before almost every ride. I never do burnouts or anything else sketchy. I say this because I put a set of Q3+'s on it and with proper care, I only got 3000 miles. Maybe they're better suited to a smaller bike. I just put S21's on for the first time so we'll see, but I'll never purchase the Q3+'s again.

    TJTJPrieš 2 metus
  • Oh good I got some of them new/rebuilt Dunlops..guess I did ok. Thanks dont feel so bad. Got a scrub in video lurking?

    Gmanjazz ManningGmanjazz ManningPrieš 2 metus
  • how this channel doesnt have 1million+ subscribers is an affront to the Baby Jesus Helvetica Christ. keep up the good work

    John RogersJohn RogersPrieš 2 metus
  • That is funny the American pro racing joke. How many Canadians? I also do not care that you pine over your British and French ancestry to include them, there is not much there for Canadia.

    nogoa42nogoa42Prieš 2 metus
  • the mt 43 is for real. i ran one on my dirt bike, thing ran more seasons than the simpsons and the hill grip is literally unreal, air down and then rocket up the rockiest, ruttiest hills anywhere.

    ATF Ace.ATF Ace.Prieš 2 metus
  • Dunlap invented the rubber tire.

    Jonathan HollowayJonathan HollowayPrieš 2 metus
    • To dinner?

      6840468404Prieš 2 metus
  • "Dual Sporters can do one better, with the Pirelli MT43" Not available in 17", which is what the DR650 and KLR650 both use. My DR650 eats back tires at a phenomenal rate. I'd love to find a rear tire that would hold up for 16,000 km, but I can't. No matter what I buy, how much I spend, they're gone in 8,000 km.

    Oddman1980Oddman1980Prieš 2 metus
  • Mitchellin Road Pilot 4’s all you need

    Northern Ninja RunnerNorthern Ninja RunnerPrieš 2 metus
  • Michelin Pilot series is amazing, I've had streets for over 10ks on my current bike, good as new almost, still deep thread in the middle

    AntaresAntaresPrieš 2 metus
  • Hi, my oem tire Dunlop GPR 100 is 7880 grams and michelin is 5340 grams wich is best? Only from this perspective

    Doru FlorinDoru FlorinPrieš 2 metus
  • Nice Música hot shoe . You do these tires well , better I here your reports these days . I can only do a bad Michelin myself .

    Retard CommontaterRetard CommontaterPrieš 2 metus
  • This guy's voice is getting better, but I still hate his face. So much. Also never seen an ME888 last longer than a Commander II. Once again, thanks for the Shinko (Yokohama) shoutout. Reflective was a cool move for them.

    Veritas et AequitasVeritas et AequitasPrieš 2 metus
  • Hello buddy show some best tyres for size 110/80 R 10 for indian scooters

    PRAWIN 85PRAWIN 85Prieš 2 metus
  • im use KAWASAKI ER6N 2012 so wht the best tyre? T31?

    D DD DPrieš 2 metus
  • Duro...that is for real men...

    Fernando CuevasFernando CuevasPrieš 2 metus
  • I have the 18th FZ-07 made that just passed 12,000 miles on the original Pilot Road 3's in mountainous cooler weather where it may rain during the day unexpectedly. I may also need to take a few rough or gravel roads. So this winter I'm looking to get a new set... What do you suggest? I'm thinking the PR4's or Metzeler Roadtech 01's. What say you? Thanks!

    Jackson Whole ExperienceJackson Whole ExperiencePrieš 2 metus
  • Hey m8, i have a YZF R6 - 2005 and i am trying to find a good all around tire set. Too much information got me confused! I don't do track days but i do use my bike every day. I was thinking to buy the MR 5 but as far as i can see: WET > DRY. I leave in Greece and we do not have too much of a rain here :( can you please suggest me a set of tyres?

    Alexander's BrokenChannelAlexander's BrokenChannelPrieš 2 metus
  • Here I am back and learning something again , found a mistake though . Just shows we're paying attention . More way's to get it at Fort Nine . Aten Hut

    Retard CommontaterRetard CommontaterPrieš 2 metus
  • What are your thoughts on the Pirelli MT66s?

    Bobby PattonBobby PattonPrieš 2 metus
  • You've done the stickiest and the hardest but what about inbetween? Is it not really worth?

    AdubsAdubsPrieš 2 metus
  • I'm on my second set of Road 5 and it really is that good if used on a sport tourer. Expect 10k+ miles from the rear even at double the legal limit while scraping pegs in the rain. Creepy..

    Robert PolecatRobert PolecatPrieš 2 metus
  • Another Great video Ryan. I ride on Pirelli Diablo tyres, I think they are great: I have just replaced the rear after 9600 miles and they are cheap for Pirelli. That’ll be £90 fitted :)

    Reece FeaseyReece FeaseyPrieš 2 metus
  • Hahahaa Minneapolis sized spoon - that is where I live haahah :)

    WAKANDA_R1WAKANDA_R1Prieš 2 metus
  • 12 dollars for tire change and balance if I bring the tire off the bike. Worth every penny

    LazySNLazySNPrieš 2 metus
  • After doing much research I bought a set of Metzler 880 I am 64 years old and I had them on an old Honda 1100 shadow I give you all that information for sure you that I'm not exactly ready for the track but those tires really disappointed me, I don't even think I got seven thousand miles out of the rear tire, and they cost out the ying-yang, I have other bikes with the Michelin two tires on them will let you know how they do

    harry craftharry craftPrieš 2 metus
  • -> Dunlop Elite 3 -> 20k gl1500 :)

    Jamie PowellJamie PowellPrieš 2 metus
  • Ordered Shinko from Fort Nine along with other stuff. Good information = more sales. I must say the bike felt great with the Shinko's on my 2006 1700 Road Star Cruiser.

    2002drumsonly2002drumsonlyPrieš 2 metus