Tag: motorcycle tyres

Avon Tyres’ new hypersport & track tyres

Avon Tyres’ new hypersport & track tyres

17th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres has launched a trio of high-performance motorcycle tyres: the road-focused 3D Ultra Evo hypersport and the track-focused 3D Ultra Xtreme Slick and Xtreme Rain Racer.

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Cambrian Tyres named UK distributor for RiseMousse

Cambrian Tyres named UK distributor for RiseMousse

16th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Italian tyre mousse brand RiseMousse is coming to the UK and will be exclusively distributed by Cambrian Tyres. Introducing the range, the distributor stresses that unlike some competitor brands, RiseMousse products have an unlimited shelf life, a characteristic that should give stockists peace of mind.

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Michelin unveils latest MotoGP tyre

10th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Following months of testing, Michelin has introduced a new construction rear tyre for the upcoming MotoGP season. This latest evolution of the Michelin Power Slick rear tyre features a construction aimed at improving lap times through an increase in performance and stability. Following in-house testing, MotoGP riders were given their first taste of the tyre at the Catalunya test at Barcelona in June.

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Continental: 6 new motorcycle tyres in 2020

Continental: 6 new motorcycle tyres in 2020

19th December 2019 | 0 Comments

New sport, road and all-terrain tyres from Continental will await riders awakening from their winter hibernation. The ranks of the brand’s motorcycle tyre portfolio are set to swell in 2020 with six fresh products.

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From London to Mount Everest on Avon tyres

From London to Mount Everest on Avon tyres

16th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Adventure motorcyclist Richard Barr rode 10,000 miles from London to Mount Everest on Avon tyres. In the process Barr raised thousands of pounds for the Down’s Syndrome Association and Woolgrove School, Special Needs Academy.

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Pirelli tyres OE on 34 new motorcycle models

Pirelli tyres OE on 34 new motorcycle models

12th December 2019 | 0 Comments

No less than nine motorcycle manufacturers have selected Pirelli tyres as original equipment for their 2020 ranges. In total, seven different Pirelli motorcycle tyre lines will be supplied to 34 new models.

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Metzeler Cruisetec exclusive tyre for Indian Challenger

Metzeler Cruisetec exclusive tyre for Indian Challenger

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Following a long joint development process, Indian Motorcycle has named Metzeler exclusive original equipment tyre supplier for the upcoming 2020 Indian Challenger. All versions of the new ‘bagger’, including the Dark Horse and Limited models, will wear Metzeler Cruisetec tyres in size 130 / 60B19 66H on the front and 180 / 60R16 80H on the rear.

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Bridgestone adds 4 new tyres to moto racing range

Bridgestone adds 4 new tyres to moto racing range

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has added four new premium motorcycle tyres for release in 2020. The new additions are the Battlax Classic Racing CR11, the Battlax BT4, Battlax Racing Street RS11, and Battlecross E50 Extreme, for a variety of applications, from racetrack to road.

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Bridgestone OE on Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

Bridgestone OE on Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s Battlax Hypersport S22 tyres have been selected as original equipment on the 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX sport tourer motorcycle.

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Bridgestone Battlax OE on new Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

Bridgestone Battlax OE on new Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

14th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX sport tourer motorcycle will come with Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tyres as original equipment. Bridgestone Corporation will supply the S22 in size 120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) for the front wheel and 190/50ZR17 M/C (73W) for the rear.

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Avon presents Roadrider MKII at global dealer conference

Avon presents Roadrider MKII at global dealer conference

12th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres presented several new motorcycle tyres at its global dealer conference in London on 7 November, including the new Roadrider MKII. Hosting 100 customers, motorcycle manufacturers and brand ambassadors at The Bike Shed in Shoreditch, Avon also launched the new road-focused 3D Ultra Evo and track-focused 3D Ultra Xtreme Slick and Xtreme Rain Racer.

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Motorcycle registrations remain stable in October

12th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Commenting on the latest figures released by the Motor Cycle Industry Association, Stephen Latham, head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK, said: “Motorcycle registrations remained stable with just a small -1.8 per cent sales decrease in October, as both economic and political uncertainty continued to affect demand for bikes.”

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Avon Tyres launches Roadrider MKII sport touring tyre

Avon Tyres launches Roadrider MKII sport touring tyre

8th November 2019 | 0 Comments

A successor to the Avon Roadrider has arrived, and guess what it’s called? Avon Tyres says its Roadrider MKII sport touring motorcycle tyre brings “several design and performance improvements” over its predecessor.

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Unsafe tyres the top ‘dangerous’ MOT fail for motorcycles

Unsafe tyres the top ‘dangerous’ MOT fail for motorcycles

8th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The love and attention some motorcycle riders show their machines borders on obsessive, and this dedication to keeping bikes in top working order is reflected in MOT pass rates. Only 16.9 per cent of bikes fail their initial MOT tests, compared to 33.6 per cent of cars and 42.2 per cent of goods vehicles. But when motorcycles do fail, it’s often for problems that could have easily been rectified beforehand. Tyres are the leading ‘dangerous’ defect.

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Metzeler – 4 new moto tyres

Metzeler – 4 new moto tyres

8th November 2019 | 0 Comments

A quartet of Metzeler motorcycle tyres has been unveiled at the EICMA show this week. These are the Sportec M9RR, Roadtec 01 SE, Racetec TD Slick and Roadtec 01 Scooter. All four will arrive in the UK next year.

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