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Hey all,
I've been thinking about replacing my Sava's on my FLY 150 with better tires.

I've been considering going with a bigger tire in the rear (perv.. i know what you're thinking Laughing emoticon ).
Do you know what size the stock tires are and if there are any downfalls to replacing them with a bigger tire (ie room for the larger diameter)?
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The tyres are 120/70-12 front and rear , you could fit a 130/70-12 on the rear but will be slower from a standstill due to the larger diameter .

I just stick to piaggio,s designed size
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Get rid of the sava's. You will be so psyched.
The ride is SO much better with better tires, and dont wory about the loss of acceleration off the line with a slightly larger rear tire, it simply is not a big issue.
I have ridden both, and the performance off the line is determined be almost every other factor than the small percentage in rear tire size.
On the other hand, the straight line tracking and overall feel of the scoot will improve.

Enjoy. FOr sure get rid of the sava's.
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Joel Hamilton wrote:
On the other hand, the straight line tracking and overall feel of the scoot will improve.

Enjoy. FOr sure get rid of the sava's.
Thanks for the input. What do you mean when you said "straight line tracking"? and is that better with a 130/70 12 or a 120/70 12?
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So I'm having difficulty deciding which Tire to buy. I decided to go with 130/70-12 on the rear and 120/70-12 on the front.
Should i get the Heidenau k 58, k 61, or k62..... or the conti zippy's??
So many choices for only 2 wheels


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Liz wrote:
Joel Hamilton wrote:
On the other hand, the straight line tracking and overall feel of the scoot will improve.

Enjoy. FOr sure get rid of the sava's.
Thanks for the input. What do you mean when you said "straight line tracking"? and is that better with a 130/70 12 or a 120/70 12?
Thanks again
The way the scoot goes straight. Thats what I mean by "straight line tracking." Basically the difference between "not confidence inspiring" at 60 mph, and "i didnt even notice I was going 60 already" for example.
Does your ride feel sketchy at speed? the slightly larger tire, in my experience, helps with that feeling. Just more confident.
If it were up to me, I would get the k61 or the zippy's. I like both.
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With new tires, no matter what size they are, it will be soooo much easier to catch that fly you have been trying to get!
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thanks for the replies.

The only reason I'm looking into k 58 is because of the rain... Will Zippy's be better then the sava's in the rain?
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Liz wrote:
thanks for the replies.

The only reason I'm looking into k 58 is because of the rain... Will Zippy's be better then the sava's in the rain?
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The Heide's compound is better in the wet, IMO.
The zippy's are okay in the rain, thats what i have on my scoot right now. Any tire can feel sketchy in the rain, depends on whether you are trying to race or just get home safe. If you are trying to really ride fast out comm ave in the rain, the old train tracks at packards corner (??) are going to suck no matter what you have on there.
Yes, I lived in boston for a minute, but it was a long time ago. Regardless, the sentiment is valid. Rain requires attention when on two wheels, regardless of the tire.
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