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Where To Find Tires?

Postby Tylophone » Wed Dec 22, 2021 3:54 pm

I'm having a hell of a time finding somewhere that carries race compound tires for small bikes, such as my 250 Ducati. I need a set of 18" tires with 2.75 front and 3.00 rear widths. I'm aware Heidenau makes tires these sizes but I can't seem to find any shops that carry them.

Any suggestions?
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Re: Where To Find Tires?

Postby Stan Nicholson » Wed Dec 22, 2021 4:37 pm

I use these sizes on my Silverstone. I cannot remember who the distributor is for Canada but I did manage to get one (a rear I think) last fall for Shannonville, through my usual dealer in Ottawa. I was told this was the last one available at the time but usually, come the new year, they will be bringing in new stock. At least I hope they continue to stock these sizes for us lightweight riders otherwise I may have to import them from the UK.
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Re: Where To Find Tires?

Postby TimV » Wed Dec 22, 2021 4:54 pm

Try Andrew @ Townmoto(VRRA Sponsor) and then fortnine for Heidenau. Any bike shop can order them, but as we've all experienced, the importer didn't do us any favors the last couple of years.
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Re: Where To Find Tires?

Postby Doug Forbes » Fri Dec 24, 2021 12:29 pm

Check Air Support BMW he is now a dealer for Avon Vintage race tires.Contact info is in the top posting of General Discussion.
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