RANKING: #5 Cruiser Tire
CRUISETEC™ enhances your motocycle’s handling thanks to the combination of legendary Metzeler sport touring derived profiles mated to a muscular carcass. In a segment where large and heavy motorcycles are being transformed into high performance machines, CRUISETEC™ features performance-oriented solutions and strong structural support features.
Immediate response in all conditions, wet or dry. Dual compound rear sizes with a high rate of silicia promote fast warm-up and chemical grip when the conditions are less than ideal. The brush-like tread pattern enhances mechanical grip, keeping your motorcycle glued to the road surface. All-new compound recipe coupled with innovative structural elements maximize the contact patch for even more grip while cornering. All of these features combined blend performance with strength to ensure that any rider’s V-Twin motorcycle is ready for any situation that lies ahead.
Warms up quickly
The Metzeler Cruisetec is a well rated cruiser tire. Tire warms up well and lasts a reasonably long time.
Reviews by Source
13 reviews, 4.9 of 5 stars. On a 2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob 114, prefers over the Dunlop D429, bike feels more planted, nimble, stuck to road, and smoother. Another says the tire warms up well, even in the cold. Another says tire lasts longer than Scorcher 31 with better grip, corner transitions are smooth.
18 reviews, 4.8 of 5 stars. On an Indian Dark Horse, much improved handling over the original tires. Another likes the handling, has been out in all conditions and no issues. On a 2006 Sportster Roadster, feels the tires grip as well as the Avon Venoms. One rider got 11k miles.
Tires warmed up quickly. Bike was stable under heavy braking. All bikes easily entered, tracked a smooth line and existed corners.