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Bridgestone Spitfire S11 Motorcycle Tire

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Product Details

Bridgestone's Spitfire S11 is for touring-oriented riders who also enjoy a sporty ride. The 4-ply casing, incorporating insert plies, and a refined belt technology helps keep the tire round and cool even at top speeds. This bias-ply, general purpose replacement tire for large late model cruisers as well as bikes from the 1970's and 1980's.

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Specifications and Options

Brand Bridgestone
Front / Rear Front, Rear
Tire Size 90/90-19, 100/90-18, 100/90-19, 110/90-18, 110/90-19, 120/90-18, 130/90-16
Bias / Radial Bias Ply
Rim Size 19, 18, 16
Tube / Tubeless Tubeless
Speed Rating H

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Why did you choose this?
Bike Bandit Store
Previous experience. Vintage correct look.
TomLH on Jan 1, 2019
used these tires on my 650 Virago. Very good tire.
Stephen N on Mar 26, 2018
Previous experience. Vintage correct look.
TomLH on Jan 1, 2019
Good recommendation by BMW Airhead guru Snowbum.
Loren L on Jun 21, 2018
used these tires on my 650 Virago. Very good tire.
Stephen N on Mar 26, 2018
Good reviews, fair price.
Robert S on Jun 13, 2017
I bought these same tires 3 years ago and put 18k miles on them without incident. Like the way the bike handles with them and in my experience, are a very reliable, sturdy set of tires.
Doug M on Jan 10, 2017
Trying diffrent Rubber
Roy C on Dec 22, 2016
Very good tire for BMW airhead bike!
Matthew P on Dec 11, 2016
Good recommendation by BMW Airhead guru Snowbum.
Loren L on Jun 21, 2018
Good reviews, fair price.
Robert S on Jun 13, 2017
where are these tires made ?
A shopper on Jan 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question! These tires are manufactured in Japan. Please let us know if you have anymore questions. We hope to hear from you soon!
WHat is the mileage wear of this tire?
null on Oct 6, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question. Bridgestone does not give mileage info on their tires since riding and wear can depend on each rider. This is a decent all around good tire that most people recommend to their friends.
Is there a difference, besides appearance, between blackwall tires and raised white letters?
Jim89 on Feb 11, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! With the blackwall and raised white letting tires the writing on the side will be the only difference, all speed and load ratings would be correct.
What size will fit a 1977 CB750 F2 Supersport?
A shopper on Jul 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. No sorry these tires will not fit your Honda CB750. The OEM sizes for your Honda are Front tire 3.25-19 and rear 4.00-18, i have attached some tires that fits your Honda. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 1-888-339-3888. We are always more than happy to help.
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I have a 1980 tour guild flt big bike but I also am a big man 450lbs what tires would be best for load rateing
dave first timer rider on Sep 4, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! The Dunlop D402 or Metzeler ME880 would be two great choices. Try the link to view http://www.bikebandit.com/street-motorcycle-tires/n1348-4294966933-4294967176
I have a 2012 Triumph Thruxton and would like to have it look a little beefier so would like to know what would be the biggest in size tires for both front and back with stock rims?

Thanks

George
George on Dec 5, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. It is not recommended to upgrade the tires in this fashion. The bike will not handle the same with bigger tires. For legal reasons BikeBandit.com does not offer mechanical/technical advice. We do offer repair manuals that may provide the info you need to help you solve your problem.
will this fit on 1982 suzuki gs1100gl ?
Carl on Nov 8, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. The front tire 100/90-19 will fit your bike. The rear 130/90-16 will fit your bike. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 888-339-3888. We are more than happy to help.
i have a 1976 kawasaki kz750 twin. can this tire be used with a inner tube. i have spoked rims. thanks
Forty-Duece on Nov 2, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Yes the Bridgestone S11 can be installed on a spoked wheel using an inner tube. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 888-339-3888. We are more than happy to help.
Is the Bridgestone Spitfire S11 for the rear tire for my 2002 Vulcan Nomdad 1500 FI with a rear tire size of 150/80-16 have the designation or manufacturer part number of G702-BR0726? Just what to ensure I am getting the proper replacement tire.
Steve on Aug 12, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. This Bridgestone Exedra is the G702 O.E. motorcycle tire.
here is a direct link to the model and size you inquire about...
http://www.bikebandit.com/bridgestone-exedra-g702-oe-motorcycle-tire
Are these still RWL (Raised White Letter) as they where for years?
Doug on Aug 4, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! For the RWL style please use this link. http://www.bikebandit.com/bridgestone-spitfire-s11-rwl-motorcycle-tire
Re: Spitfire S11, 130/90-16 rear, speed rating H

What is the load index for this tire?
ShovelDave on Jun 27, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! This will have a load rating for 677 lbs.
My Suzuki runs 19 x 3.25 H19 and 18 x 4.00 H18 tires. Can you please translate into current sizes so I can order the right tires? Thanks.
Mark on Feb 3, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! 3.25 cross references with 100/90 and 4.00 cross references to a 110/90.
Does this tire have raised white letters. It says black wall but the photo shows white letters.I am looking for one with white letters, does this have them?.
Bill Pfohl
null on Jan 10, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! These would not have a Raised White Letter.
I have a Harley Davidson FLHTCU 07'. Will any of these Bridgestones fit? Front abd rear? Thanks
1HDRIDER00 on Jan 1, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks fro your question! To see if these would fit you would read the sizes off the sidewall of your tire and see if it matches any of the sizes that are listed for the tire you are viewing. Please contact our sales team 7 days a week if you have anymore questions or would like to place a order.
will is fit my bike a honda cm400 1980 ???
null on Oct 30, 2011
BEST ANSWER: We show this tire would fit your machine. We show a 11-90-18 and a 130-90-16 fitting your machine.
I have spokes so I have to use a tube, do I need a tube tire or will a tubeless tire work also? If I need a tube tire is there one available in this model?
null on Aug 27, 2011
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! You are able to run a tube with this style tire that will not be a problem.
what size tire would I need for my front rim if my owners manual calls for 3.25H19-4PR ? Thanks..
null on Aug 18, 2011
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question.

3.25 x 19 would be a 100/90/19 size tire. 4PR stands for 4 ply tires.
The tire I am wanting to replace is a Cheng shin 5.10-16 rear tire on a 1980 Kawasaki KZ440LTD. What size Bridgestone would replace this tire?
null on Mar 6, 2011
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! We show a 130-90-16 would be what you are looking for. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you.
The size I need for my 73 CL350 (rear) is 100/90 - 18" but is listed as a "Front" tire. Can I mount this as a rear tire?
Jeff on Sep 8, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question. Sorry it is not safe to mount a front tire in the rear of a motorcycle.
I have an 83 V65 Magna. Recommended Tire sizes are Front: 110-90-18, Rear: 140-90-16.
I am intersted in the S11 as a matched set, but I do not see the rear size available. What is the next acceptable size I can buy for the Rear in S11?
Goldwingmania on Jul 7, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! we checked into this for you and show the 130-90-16 size would eb the closest size tire available that would still work on your machine.
A SET OF TWO TIRE

REAR = 180/55-18
FRONT = 150/60-18

FOR MY VALKYRIE 1997
I'LL NEED A NICE TIRE FOR CURVES AND WED WEATHER
DUNLOP, MICHELIN OR BRIDGESTONE
SEND OPTION AND PRICE
THANKS YOU
JONNY
BlackBird on Jan 25, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! In your particular sizing we are only offering one set of tires that would be compatible to run together, these would be the dunlops located in the links below.

Dunlop D251 Motorcycle Front Tire
http://www.bikebandit.com/dunlop-d251-motorcycle-tire

Dunlop D207 Motorcycle Rear Tire
http://www.bikebandit.com/dunlop-d207-motorcycle-tire
want matching bridgestone spitfire s11's

can i get rear 150-80-16 and front130-90-16 in spitfire S11'S both either raised letter or blackwall
Roadstar on Jan 18, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! Unfortunately in the particular sizing your looking for we will not have matching Bridgestone Spitfire S11 Motorcycle Tire's, these would only come in the front blackwall and the rear raised white lettering.
Will these work for my bike?

I have a 1978 Honda CB400T II Hawk, I'm not sure of the tire size, 19" in the front and 18" in the rear.
gryffinwings on Nov 27, 2009
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! In order to get the proper sizing for your front tire you would need to get a 100/90-19 and for the rear you would need to get the sizing 110/90-18
Will it work for my bike

I have a 1975 GL1000
sourmug on Sep 5, 2009
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately this tire is not offered in the size needed for your machine. We show your machine takes a 4.50-7-17 which also converts to a 120-90-17 size. Please contact our Sales dept by phone or Live Chat for help locating parts for your machine. (888)339-3888
Will this work on my bike

Hard to match numbers from a 1975 GL1000 manual.
sourmug on Sep 5, 2009
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! With your tires sizes that would be a 100/90-19 and 120/90-17, unfortunately we do not offer the rear in this particular sizing.
Bridgestone MC tire

Im interested in the Bridgestone Spitfire tire RWL 100/90-19.MY rear tire is 130.80-17. Do you stock a match in this B
bismarck42 on Aug 30, 2009
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! In the Bridgestone Spitfire S11 Motorcycle Tire that your looking at the closest sizing for you would be the 130/90-17
i want the bridgestone spitfire s11 140/90-15 in black sidewalls. do you have? will you be getting more? all i see are the raised white lettering. thx
rondaze on Aug 19, 2009
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question Rondaze! With the particular tire your looking at they will only carry that one in the raised white letting for that size.
front tire S11 110/90-18-61H

I am trying Bridgestone S11 to find a 110/90-18 61H with the raised White Letters?You have the rear tire like I want 140/09-15 70H but not the front.Can you get one?
fronttire on Aug 3, 2009
BEST ANSWER: We do carry that tire. The part number is:
5384036-001
140/09-15 70H
Rear
do all tires need tubes
schwick on Aug 2, 2009
BEST ANSWER: Not if it is a cast wheel/rim on most machines.
Bridgestone S11 Front Tire

Hello,

I recently purchased an 1981 GL500 Silverwing. The front tire I have now is an 19X3.50. The new tires are all metric. My question is: Which tire listed closest matches the current tire I have now? The current Tire is a Dunlop.

Thanks
Fain196 on Aug 1, 2009
BEST ANSWER: The metiric equivalent to 3.5x19 is going to be 10/090-19

Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
184 Reviews
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Would you recommend
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No (4)
Would you recommend
No
way more expensive than competitors.
as stated in the title
October 8, 2018
Would you recommend
Yes
Mounting New Tire
Bought one to replace a Dunlop on a softtail HD. Put 400 miles on it and very pleased, good hook up in corners.
Just bought another one for my girlfriends HD. She loves it. So we will see how much mileage we get..
August 2, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Awesome! Had it next day.
May 24, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Better than a Dunlop.
Have had these tires before on my rice burner, good road grip.
April 11, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Bridgestone Spitfire S11 on BMW airheads
I've been using Bridgestone Spitfire S11's on my BMW R100RT for years.The pair of tires last a long time and they handle great with the bike loaded or not. I heard about these tires from Matthew Parkhouse from the BMW/MOA bike club magazine.
June 21, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Would you recommend
Yes
so far so good
It is january n/east Illinois, So limited riding time. Have about 25 miles on the tires. Put some time doing figure 8s in stone parking lots to scuff up the side walls. Response is better turning than I remember from the E3s. The E3s were worn out.
January 29, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Would you recommend
Yes
S11 tire set
Perfect for BMW airhead motorcycles! Easy to mount, good tread pattern, decent lifespan and reasonable pricing. The free shipping from Bike Bandit is nice too! These are my "go to" tires for the airheads.
September 29, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Like the handling best it has been in a while. Have had for a couple of months. Its been great.
July 27, 2016
Would you recommend
Yes
Great tire
I commute to work on in a mid-sized town on a 79 Honda CB650. This tire is proving to be sturdy, and gives good traction, and looks good on my bike.
March 15, 2016
Would you recommend
Yes
Great tire!
Put these on my 2000 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Classic.Rode like a dream!Have gone through two sets by now.Will run no other tires on my Bike.Totally satisfied!!!
February 9, 2016
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