10 Motorcycle Tires and Tire Accessories

Image Gallery: Motorcycles When it comes to motorcycle tires, do your research -- you want to be sure you get the right kind for your bike. See more pictures of motorcycles.

Bridgestone, Dunlop, Michelin, Metzeler, Avon, Pirelli -- most manufacturers offer a range of tires from racecourse slicks and off-road knobbies to the paddle-shaped tread of a sand tire or the spikes of an ice-rink tire. The bottom line, when shopping for motorcycle tires and accessories, is to know your bike, know your style and know how to match these two with a tire type to boost safety, performance and comfort.

Here, we'll look at some of the different types of motorcycle tires you'll encounter, as well as some accessories that can help you make your bike your own.