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Bridgestone strengthens motocross grip with Crescent Yamaha

Bridgestone strengthens motocross grip with Crescent Yamaha

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Crescent Yamaha has opted to fit Bridgestone’s Battlecross tyres as it strives for success in the ACU British Championship and MX Nationals series. The official Yamaha UK-supported team will compete for podiums with the latest GYTR-equipped 2019 YZF bikes. Northern Ireland’s Martin Barr will compete in MX2 on the all-new 2019 Yamaha YZ250F in MX2, while Bournemouth’s Jake Shipton will continue in the premier MX1 class with the 2019 Yamaha YZ450F.

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Bridgestone’s five-star motocross riders enjoy a winning Battle

Bridgestone’s five-star motocross riders enjoy a winning Battle

4th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Five motocross stars running on Bridgestone’s range of Battlecross tyres have secured seven championship titles. Josh Gilbert, Callum Green, Josh Waterman, Rory Jones and Simon Lane all competed on the company’s products in 2018 and all won significant pieces of silverware, before paying tribute to the rubber that kept them on track all year round.

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CST to roll out new off-road motorcycle tyre pairings at EICMA

CST to roll out new off-road motorcycle tyre pairings at EICMA

5th November 2018 | 0 Comments

CST will launch two new off-road tyre pairings at the EICMA motorcycle expo. At its stand at the Milan, Italy trade show, attendees will be able to see the enduro racing CM-723/724 and the motocross oriented CM-733/734. Both pairs aim to offer a competitive mix of performance characteristics and affordability.

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Maxxis becomes an official tyre supplier to MXGP

Maxxis becomes an official tyre supplier to MXGP

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxxis Tyres has become an official tyre supplier to MXGP for the next three years of the FIM Motocross World Championship, Youthstream announced.

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CST launches two new tyres for enduro and motocross segments

CST launches two new tyres for enduro and motocross segments

26th September 2018 | 0 Comments

CST has launched two new tyre patterns for the off-road motorcycle market. The company states that the two additions will add a new dimension to CST’s enduro and motorcross portfolios.

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Bridgestone sponsors Apico 2-Stroke Festival

Bridgestone sponsors Apico 2-Stroke Festival

8th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone is ramping up its association in motocross after agreeing to become a main sponsor of the 2018 Apico 2-Stroke Festival. The event, which debuted on the motocross calendar for the first time last year, will feature three separate rounds in at different locations across the UK.

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Dunlop promises ‘multi-surface performance’ with Geomax MX33

Dunlop promises ‘multi-surface performance’ with Geomax MX33

27th April 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the technologies Dunlop race-tested during its engagement in FIM World Motocross Grand Prix Championship (MXGP) last year was an improved tread pattern with tie-bars between shoulder blocks. When coupled with a new block arrangement, this configuration provided higher resistance against cracking when ridden on firm intermediate terrain. Dunlop also found this resistance was further helped by an all-new compound with higher shear resistance. It has now incorporated these developments into a new multi-terrain MX tyre, the Dunlop Geomax MX33.

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Pirelli renews FIM Motocross World Championship supply deal to 2019

Pirelli renews FIM Motocross World Championship supply deal to 2019

16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has renewed its partnership with Youthstream, the organiser of the FIM Motocross World Championship. Under the deal the manufacturer will continue to be the official tyre supplier to the headline international series for off-road motorcycles until the end of the 2019 season. Pirelli has supplied the tyres for 66 world titles (since 1980) in the championship, and calls its Scorpion MX32 “one of its most successful tyres.”

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Dunlop riders take motocross win and podium in Italy

Dunlop riders take motocross win and podium in Italy

18th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Dunlop motocross riders had a successful Easter weekend, running on the Geomax MX3S front and rear tyres, to seal a victory and a podium in Italy.

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Bridgestone completes new generation MX tyre range with Battlecross X10 for sand

Bridgestone completes new generation MX tyre range with Battlecross X10 for sand

7th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has launched the new Battlecross X10 motocross tyre for sand terrain. The tyre features a new tread design and increased block deformation, promising riders stronger traction, better self-cleaning and higher sideslip control in all types of sandy conditions. The tyre was developed and tested by top riders on the MX competition circuit.

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New sand tyre completes Bridgestone’s Battlecross range

New sand tyre completes Bridgestone’s Battlecross range

10th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has completed the roll-out of its new-generation MX line-up with the launch of the Battlecross X10 sand terrain tyre. The tyre features a new tread design that, together with increased block deformation, is said to give riders stronger traction, better self-cleaning and higher sideslip control in all types of sandy conditions. Bridgestone worked with top riders on the MX competition circuit when developing and testing the tyre, and comments that by deploying the new design in its mainstream Battlecross range, it “now makes higher performance on sandy tracks attainable for all riders, from national champions to intermediates and beginners.”

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Pirelli, Dunlop riders take victories in 70th edition of Motocross of Nations at Maggiora

Pirelli, Dunlop riders take victories in 70th edition of Motocross of Nations at Maggiora

26th September 2016 | 0 Comments

The 1986 edition of the Motocross of Nations marked the beginning of the modern era of motocross, and 30 years later the MXoN was back on the historic ‘Mottaccio del Balmone’ track in Maggiora, attended by more than 40,000 fans on the hill at the foot of the small town in Piemonte. The national teams selected three riders each to compete for the prestigious ‘Chamberlain Trophy’. On a track characterized by a medium-hard soil, Pirelli’s riders fitted the Scorpion MX32 Mid Soft that, both front and rear, and the tyre manufacturer said it demonstrated their high level of performance.

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Pirelli riders world champions in MXGP, MX2 Motocross World Championship

Pirelli riders world champions in MXGP, MX2 Motocross World Championship

5th September 2016 | 0 Comments

At the Grand Prix of Americas, riders on Pirelli motocross tyres have been crowned the new World Champions in MXGP and MX2 classes. Tim Gajser and Jeffrey Herlings sealed the titles with one race to go, bringing Pirelli’s haul of titles in motocross up to 66. The Charlotte Motor Speedway hosted the seventeenth and penultimate round of the 2016 championship, though Hurricane Hermine forced organisers to condense the Grand Prix of the Americas on Saturday.

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Double MXGP wins in Charlotte achieved on Dunlop

Double MXGP wins in Charlotte achieved on Dunlop

5th September 2016 | 0 Comments

USA riders on Dunlop tyres scooped both FIM World Motocross Grand Prix victories at the Americas Grand Prix in Charlotte yesterday. Dunlop riders used the Dunlop Geomax MX3S front and rear.

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Pirelli riders win MXGP and MX2 classes in grand prix of Spain

Pirelli riders win MXGP and MX2 classes in grand prix of Spain

2nd June 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirelli celebrated victory in both principal categories in the Spanish round of the 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship, continuing its streak since the start of the season. The Cerro Negro circuit in Talavera de la Reina hosted the grand prix of Spain at the halfway mark, the ninth round out of eighteen. The Spanish track is characterized by hard-packed soil and a tight layout that makes it tricky for overtaking.

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