Tag: motorcycle tyres

Michelin tyres OE on Harley-Davidson’s electric LiveWire

Michelin tyres OE on Harley-Davidson’s electric LiveWire

9th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Harley-Davidson has gone and made itself an electric motorcycle – and Michelin has developed tyres to fit the ‘e-hog’. Michelin Scorcher Sport tyres have been selected as original equipment for the new Harley-Davidson LiveWire.

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Michelin launches Road 5 GT

Michelin launches Road 5 GT

5th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Long-distance touring enthusiasts rejoice: Michelin had introduced a GT version of its Road 5. The tyre maker states that the Michelin Road 5 GT has been “developed in exactly the same spirit and to the same rigorous standards” as its 2018-launched sibling, but focuses on the specific requirements of touring bike riders looking for “safety, comfort, long life, stability and sheer riding enjoyment” in a range of conditions.

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Dunlop launches Trailmax Meridian adventure bike tyre

Dunlop launches Trailmax Meridian adventure bike tyre

30th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Dunlop has shared further details about its Trailmax Meridian, one of three new Dunlop motorcycle tyres scheduled for release in the second half of this year. Introducing the newcomer, Dunlop declares that a ‘new adventure dawns’ for the adventure bike sector. Sitting in the range above the TrailSmart MAX, the Trailmax Meridian has been developed around the very specific and complex requirements of the most technically advanced adventure bikes.

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TVS Eurogrip: A new, tech-focused motorcycle tyre brand for millennials

TVS Eurogrip: A new, tech-focused motorcycle tyre brand for millennials

23rd August 2019 | 0 Comments

Indian tyre maker TVS Srichakra Ltd. is targeting millennial customers with a newly-introduced tyre brand, TVS Eurogrip. Products sold under the TVS Eurogrip name will benefit from a design and innovation centre the company is setting up in Milan as well as European and Japanese experts for technology, product and process development.

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Dave Plummer to lead Dunlop UK and Ireland Motorcycle division

16th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Dunlop has appointed Dave Plummer as sales and marketing manager motorcycle UK and Ireland, which means Plummer will lead the Dunlop Motorcycle division in the UK and Ireland.

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Latest Triumph Rocket 3 wearing Avon tyres

Latest Triumph Rocket 3 wearing Avon tyres

6th August 2019 | 0 Comments

The latest Triumph Rocket 3 has arrived, complete with a 2,500cc engine – the largest ever seen on a production motorcycle. It’s also the torquiest production bike ever made. This power and torque meet the road through the new Cobra Chrome from Avon Tyres.

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Dunlop TT100 GP Radial – retro styling meets modern performance

Dunlop TT100 GP Radial – retro styling meets modern performance

26th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Classic looks, modern technology – the idea behind the crop of retro-styled bikes to appear of late is a winner. These machines are best paired with tyres that look the part, and Dunlop has obliged by developing the TT100 GP Radial. In a tribute to the tyre’s inspiration, Dunlop will reveal its new product next month at the Isle of Man’s Classic TT Races.

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Continental starts work on motorcycle tyre plant in Thailand

Continental starts work on motorcycle tyre plant in Thailand

11th July 2019 | 0 Comments

The foundation stone for a new Continental motorcycle tyre factory in Thailand was laid yesterday. The facility in Rayong province will be built alongside the Continental passenger car tyre plant that entered service in March.

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Dunlop: 3 new motorcycle tyres on their way

Dunlop: 3 new motorcycle tyres on their way

3rd July 2019 | 0 Comments

Three new Dunlop motorcycle tyres are scheduled for release in the second half of the year, and with this trio the tyre brand aims to create its “strongest-ever portfolio. The planned launches include a retro-styled tyre featuring modern technology, a new addition to the Geomax range and a trail tyre that “promises to showcase Dunlop’s interpretation for this trendsetting segment.”

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Everyone’s a winner – 5 enduro tyres put to the test

Everyone’s a winner – 5 enduro tyres put to the test

28th June 2019 | 0 Comments

The aim of magazine tyre tests is to inform consumers about product performance, and this is typically quantified in a point score that results in a winner. But the best tyre – for you – is the one that most closely meets your individual priorities and driving style. Recognising this truth, Austrian motorcycling magazine Motorrad Magazin refrained from crowning any particular tyre victor in the test of five enduro tyres published in its current (5/2019) issue.

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10th tyre test success for Pirelli Scorpion Trail II

10th tyre test success for Pirelli Scorpion Trail II

27th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli is happy about the “tenth important recognition” its Scorpion Trail II has gained in a comparative test. It says the tyre’s strong performance in the test conducted by Austrian motorcycling publication Motorrad Magazin (issue 5/2019) “confirms its position at the top of the enduro street segment.”

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Cooper names Clifford global Avon motorcycle manager

Cooper names Clifford global Avon motorcycle manager

14th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. Has appointed Dominic Clifford as global Avon motorcycle manager. He is responsible for worldwide sales of Avon motorcycle tyres and is based in Melksham, Wiltshire, where he reports to Jaap van Wessum, General Manager EMEA, Cooper Tire Europe.

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Mitas launching new enduro tyres

Mitas launching new enduro tyres

29th May 2019 | 0 Comments

A new generation of Mitas enduro and extreme enduro tyres will be unveiled tomorrow. Mitas will present its new Terra Force-EF and Terra Force-EH at Erzbergrodeo, a motorsport event held in Austria between 30 May and 2 June.

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Dunlop brings new slick tyre to Isle of Man TT

Dunlop brings new slick tyre to Isle of Man TT

28th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Dunlop will bring a new version of its KR 108 slick tyre to the Isle of Man TT (IOMTT), as it seeks a continuation to its success at the event. Developed over the winter at a range of test circuits, including a final validation at the traditional pre-IOMTT test at the Castle Combe Circuit, the KR 108 has been designed to heat up faster and give the rider more grip and confidence at the start of the race.

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Mousse now available for Mitas off-road racing tyres

Mousse now available for Mitas off-road racing tyres

27th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Mitas is extending its off-road product portfolio with the launch of mousse for its off-road racing tyres. The Trelleborg Group company is offering mousse as an alternative to inner tubes.

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