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I’ve got a 2003 Bonneville T100 and recently relocated to Las Vegas from NY. Roads are well kept here but because little rain the roads build up oil slick patches and in the hottest months are white knuckle riding for me. I’ve felt my rear wheel slip often.

Any recommendations for a hot weather tire with better traction on oily roads?

I wouldn’t mind moving up a size a well. View attachment 750326 View attachment 750326
 

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I have no idea about this oily roads you are talking about but in hot weather I have had awesome luck with my mismatch combo. Pirelli sport demon 110/70-17 front, Michelin pilot street radial 140/70-17 rear. But next time I might go with pilot road 5s on both ends.

This combo is in a whole different league than the often recommended Avon road riders.

And btw "moving up a size" will make the handling less stable. If you already are wishing for more contact patch you will make it worse with tires too wide for the wheel. Stick with stock size for best grip.
 
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