New Size for Nokian Forest Rider
The Nokian Forest Rider, designed for CTL (cut-to-length) forestry machines, is said to be the first functional radial tyre for professional forestry use. The size range for the tyre, which Nokian reports has won over users with its driving comfort, durability and supreme traction, is now expanding. The newly available 24.5-inch rim size offers increased mobility and load-bearing capacity to smaller forestry machines. This larger size will also enable smaller machines to bear increasingly substantial loads and efficiently tackle demanding harvesting jobs. This latest Nokian Forest Rider rim size has a width of 650 mm.
The sturdy radial construction and tread pattern provides excellent grip and ensures strong traction across tough terrain, reports Nokian. The tyre features a self-cleaning tread and is designed not to damage soil, even in difficult conditions. The lightly rolling tyre works efficiently without tracks, but can also be used with them if required.
The Nokian Forest Rider features a radial construction combined with patented side puncture protection. In comparison with a bias-ply tyre, the Nokian Forest Rider delivers better traction and running capacity and lower rolling resistance. Thanks to its open-centre tread design and wide contact area, the Nokian Forest Rider moves with ease in the forest, yet also performs competently on hard surfaces. Drivers of smaller forestry machines will notice reduce vibration when using the larger tyre diameter in comparison with the conventional 22.5-inch size.
Nokian Forest Rider size range:
650/45 R 24.5 161 A8/168 A2
600/55 R 26.5 165 A8/172 A2
710/45 R 26.5 168 A8/175 A2