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Tyres again

I currently have Toyo R1Rs in 195/50/15 which need changing soon.

R1Rs have been discontinued so what should I replace them with?  I want to keep the size the same/similar, especially the 15 and the things I liked about the Toyos is the semi slick nature, good behaviour in the wet (I do mainly touring with the very occasional track day) and the cost.

i have looked at Yoko R888R but think these might be a tad extreme especially in the wet.

sooo what should I be looking at?

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Running nankang ns2r albeit in 185,60,13. Very happy with them. Think they may offer it in your 15 inch size.

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Thank you.  Any other opinions?

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Hi

Just wondered if you have given the zzs's any thought?

 https://caterhamparts.co.uk/zzs/6975-tyre-avon-zzs-195-50r15.html

All the best PGM

 

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I have a set of T1Rs going cheap... Biglaugh

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Jeez, not another decent tyre discontinued :-(

I got mine in 2018 so hopefully I'm ok for some years ahead (until I get a puncture)

 

...and T1-Rs are cheap for a very good reason ;-)

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PGM

They’re a bit pricey! Almost double what the R1Rs were.  But the choice seems quite limited these days

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Agree, but the zzs is designed for the car and at the end of the day that's all there is between you and the road.

Kind regards PGM

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I'm really impressed by ZZS for road, track, wet and dry conditions. They seem to last well too. In my mind tyres aren't the area to make savings.

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Having looked at the tread patterns of the alternatives, I think I am veering towards the ZZS.

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