ALL THE GEAR & HOT

THE RIGHT IDEA Be­fore em­bark­ing on new ad­ven­tures, treat your bike – and your­self– to some new kit PROD­UCTS

Motorcycle News (UK) - - 2016 Missions Spring Edition - Pirelli Di­ablo Rosso III Arai RX-7V, from £499 Spada Curve, £119.99 Datatag ID sys­tem - £89.99 3 Dainese Clutch Evo D-dry, £79.99 REV’IT Zir­con, £249.99

What are they? The re­place­ment for Pirelli’s Rosso II is a sporty road tyre. Who are they for? Sporty riders on any­thing from a KTM RC390 through to large-ca­pac­ity nakeds, ad­ven­ture sports­bikes with 17in wheels and even su­per­bikes with 200-sec­tion rears. What’s new? New com­pounds, pro­files and tread pat­terns de­signed to im­prove wet and dry grip, agility, dura­bil­ity and con­fi­dence. The rear is dual-com­pound and fea­tures more ar­eas of ‘slick’ for bet­ter grip in the dry. Sizes: Front: 110/70, 120/60 and 120/70 – all 17in. Rear: 150/60, 160/60, 180/55, 180/60, 190/50, 190/55, 200/55 – all 17in. MCN says: “They al­low fun on a su­per­bike around a fast track and did ex­tremely well in this year’s sports tyre test, but they ex­celled in sta­bil­ity,”

Michael Neeves, Se­nior Road Tester

How much do they cost? £234 (120/70 ZR 17 and 180/50 ZR17 mail or­der from www.fwr.co.uk)

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