Tag: motocross

Bridgestone riding high in motocross

Bridgestone riding high in motocross

15th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone continues to grow its presence in motorcross, which the company describes as a motorsport market fuelled with “incredible potential.” Just five years ago, Bridgestone barely had a presence in the motocross tyre sector but has grown exponentially assume a significant share – which is expected to rise further in the years ahead.

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Maxxis promotion to give away Guadagnini replica Husqvarna TC 125 bike

Maxxis promotion to give away Guadagnini replica Husqvarna TC 125 bike

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Maxxis is offering visitors to its Motorcycle Live stand website the chance to win a Mattia Guadagnini replica Husqvarna TC 125, marking the maiden racing season of the brand’s MaxxCross MX-ST and MaxxEnduro tyres. Guadagnini clinched the 125c FIM Junior Motocross World Championship and the European Motocross Championship on the MX-ST, while Brad Freeman lifted the 2019 Enduro GP World Championship.

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Dunlop launches Geomax MX53 at MXoN

Dunlop launches Geomax MX53 at MXoN

30th September 2019 | 0 Comments

At its Motocross of Nations (MXoN) press conference, Dunlop revealed the latest Geomax range addition, the MX53. This will be part of the brand’s portfolio for the 2020 MXGP and Supercross seasons. The tyre sits between the ‘super-hard’ terrain MX71 and the highly versatile MX33 in Dunlop’s wide Geomax portfolio.

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5 out of 7 MX of Nations winners on Dunlop

5 out of 7 MX of Nations winners on Dunlop

30th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The 73rd Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations (MXoN) took place at Assen, which saw a home win for Team Netherlands. The MXoN rounded off the season by bringing together the top motocross riders from around the world to race for their country, rather than for rider and manufacturer honours. The event also features multiple tyre manufacturers, and Dunlop emerged from the weekend with five wins from seven races (including three qualifying races, a B-final and three heats of the final). Dunlop also unveiled its latest addition to the Geomax range during the event.

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Kenda announces Lings MX & Enduro partnership

Kenda announces Lings MX & Enduro partnership

23rd September 2019 | 0 Comments

Already a major success in the United States with several factory level partnerships, Kenda Tyres is the latest tyre brand to enter the UK market. It’s wasted no time in partnering with some promising British talent – the P.F.K. Ling group, who, with 12 riders in its stable for 2019, operates one of the largest motocross and enduro teams in East Anglia.

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World champion Noyce back on track with Bridgestone

World champion Noyce back on track with Bridgestone

21st August 2019 | 0 Comments

A motocross world champion has joined some of the sport’s brightest lights on Bridgestone’s Battlecross products. Graham Noyce famously won the 500cc World Championship in 1979 and to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his success, he will get back in the saddle of his Honda, fitted with Bridgestone Battlecross tyres. The rider will showcase the skills that made him a champion at the Farleigh Castle Motocross of Nations (VMXdN) on September 7 and 8, along with other household names of the sport.

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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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