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    Default Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

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    I bought it with Apollo tyres and the ride was smooth and quiet. Replaced them with Good Year Duragrips and comparatively they were terrible but I was stuck with them. Now it is such time again.

    I am considering just putting Apollos on again unless someone here can suggest a nice and quiet tyre. I will rather pay a bit of a premium that living with a crap tyre again. Maybe Michelin's?
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    Default Re: Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    If you can afford it, go for Michelin. Like I said in previous post, it's the gold standard.

    See if you can get the db ratings of tyres to compare. I think info on local tyres will be harder to find, but that info has to be on the EU label
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    Default Re: Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    Quote Originally Posted by Nitebob View Post
    If you can afford it, go for Michelin. Like I said in previous post, it's the gold standard.

    See if you can get the db ratings of tyres to compare. I think info on local tyres will be harder to find, but that info has to be on the EU label
    I agree on the Michelin.

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    Default Re: Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    I thought as much, thanks. I will put the Michelins on and give them a go. They about R500 per tyre more I see. This is my to work and back runner and I spend a fair bit of time in it so think it will be worth it in the end just for my own sanity.
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    Default Re: Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    I always bought yokohamas for my platkarre - quiet, and grips very well.
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    Default Re: Quiet tyres for the platkarretjie

    I tried to get Yokohama Decibels but nothing in the country, couldn't pull the trigger on Michelins so settled for Conti Ecocontact 2.

    They are worlds apart from the Bad Years that I had on. Michelins would have been about R1500 more. The Contis are more than acceptable.
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