Written on: 05/04/2012
I've always been a fan of BT-021s which gave me great safety and confidence riding in POURING rain in Florida. Even riding the ton in the rain on I-4! Dumb, but I lived and won't be doing that again. I was hesitant about buying such an old tire that has been replaced by at least 2 new models. This new one is a Bridgestone Battle Axe BT-020 Still, it has so far (Approx 1k miles) done right by me. I hope I get near the tread life I got out of my 021s. I was looking for a new 023(?) for cheap and found this on clearance at a local shop(The Motorcycle Factory-Woodbridge, VA) for $77!!!!!! No doubt, I bought it thinking even if I hate it I can shred it and not feel too bad about it. It's given me a much better time than the Pirellis I just had on(Those were a gift, I'd never have bought a race-type tire). I'll be buying these again, for sure. I only gave 'em 4 stars because I haven't had enough time yet to truly give em a 5, which I will if they hold up for 10k miles.