Dunlop Qualifier Gets Rider Approval
The Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier has been endorsed by UK consumer tests declaring the Qualifier best overall and rated number 1 for wet grip. The consumer survey, carried out by the UK magazine, ‘Ride’ compared the top road tyres in the market. In a major study amongst 10,000 UK riders, The Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier was matched against the latest offerings by Avon, Bridgestone, Continental, Metzeler, Michelin, and Pirelli in vigorous assessments of grip, wet weather performance, mileage and value.
In 2006 ‘Rider Power’ survey, ranked the tyres as follows:
Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier 54.6%
Metzeler ME33 50.4%
Bridgestone BT57 50.0%
Bridgestone Trailwing 50.0%
Pirelli Diablo Corsa 48.8%
Metzeler Roadtec Z6 48.0%
Avon AV45/46 47.9%
Bridgestone BT012 46.9%
Bridgestone BT45 46.8%
Michelin Pilot Road 46.4%
Dunlop motorcycle sales and marketing manager Lisa Faulkner stated: “This is a real endorsement of the Qualifier from consumers which adds to the accolades it has already received in magazine tests world-wide.”
The Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier is designed as a road tyre, slotting into the range between track-orientated tyres, such as the GP Racer and D208RR, and the sport touring range of tyres, such as the D220ST.