Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 15:47:07 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: 9000CS Tire Selection Help

Sleeker GT Phwoar wrote: > In article <>, > says... > > I guess since all radial tyres are legal for the national limit, any other sanction > > would appear to be encouraging speeding. > > It is not the MOT safetyu standard. It is the manufacturers safety > standard. Indeed. The UK can't apply law 'extra territorially'. A UK test purely applies to the UK. Since our official top speed is 70 mph - lol - any old radial will do. I notice that my 9000 is specced at 131 mph max so an HR tyre is ( just about ) fine for use in any country. It would be intereting to know what tyres get fitted to an Aero for example. Graham

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