I've never been able to figure out why anyone cares what motorcycle tires sound like. It's about as important as their flavor.
Probably less important, actually. Come to think of it, orange or grape-flavored tires could have quite a bit of bonus entertainment potential.
"The front's vanilla and the rear is orange flavored. Leaves a dreamcicle trail."
"Yeah, get down there and give 'em a good lick... Bob over there's got root beer float."
2002 Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom, Dark Metallic Space Blue
1983 Suzuki GS850G, Cosmic Blue
2005 KLR685, Aztec Red - Turd II.2, the ReReTurdening