Tag: two wheel tyres

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.

Continue Reading

Maxxis to supply OE to Hero MotoCorp

11th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Numerous Indian news sources are reporting that Maxxis India has entered into an OE supply arrangement with scooter manufacturer Hero MotoCorp. As a result, Maxxis is set to supply its 90/100-10 M6000 53J front and rear tyres.

Continue Reading

April motorcycle sales up 7.3 per cent year-on-year

20th May 2019 | 0 Comments

“The motorcycle market continued its upward trend in April, with sales up 7.3 per cent ahead of the same period last year and up 9.4 per cent year-to-date”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK. The figures were released by the Motor Cycle Industry Association

Continue Reading

Michelin rejuvenates retail programme

Michelin rejuvenates retail programme

10th December 2018 | 0 Comments

In May Tyres & Accessories reported that Andy Aylward had been appointed as Michelin’s retail programme manager for the UK and Ireland. In this role, the 30-year Michelin veteran is responsible for overseeing the company’s network of over 80 accredited car and motorcycle Michelin Certified Centres, which is now known as the Michelin Automotive Programme. Since then, there has positive feedback from the car tyre retail sign and a number of initiatives have been kick started in the two-wheel as well as car tyre side of things. At the end of November Tyres & Accessories met up with Aylward in order to find out more.

Continue Reading

Trelleborg invests in India two-wheel tyre production JV

7th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems is investing in a two-wheel tyre factory in India. According to the company, the investment forms part of Trelleborg’s strategy to “strengthen its positions in attractive market segments”. Currently Trelleborg’s mostly makes two-wheel tyres in Europe. Products include tyres for selected niches, such as enduro and motocross, as well as scooters, mopeds and motorcycles.

Continue Reading

Robust motorcycle sales in June

10th July 2018 | 0 Comments

“Following a turbulent few months, it is encouraging to see that the motorcycle market bounced back in June with registrations up 7.8 per cent”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK, commenting on figures published by the Motor Cycle Industry Association.

Continue Reading

Apollo Tyres launches two-wheel range in Sri Lanka

Apollo Tyres launches two-wheel range in Sri Lanka

17th July 2017 | 0 Comments

With the introduction of its two-wheel tyre range, Apollo Tyres now offers its full portfolio in Sri Lanka. As is the case with the company’s other products, the two-wheel range is being distributed within the country by sole national distributor Ideal Wheels & Tyres.

Continue Reading

June motorcycle sales continue 2017 decline

14th July 2017 | 0 Comments

“Demand for motorcycles continued its downward trend in June – marking 6 consecutive months of decline in the market”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK.

Continue Reading

Avon increases Cobra tyre production

Avon increases Cobra tyre production

22nd March 2017 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres has increase production its Cobra motorcycle tyre in response to the successful launch of the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. The Cobra tyre is the OE fitment on every Bobber that rolls off the production line, with the bespoke front and rear tyres specially designed for this premium custom bike.

Continue Reading

Avon Cobra tyre OE on Triumph Bonneville Bobber 

Avon Cobra tyre OE on Triumph Bonneville Bobber 

26th October 2016 | 0 Comments

British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph has selected the Avon Cobra tyre as the original equipment fitment for the newly launched Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Avon’s 100/90-19 57V Cobra, which exists within the current motorcycle tyre range, has been further developed to improve performance and is the front tyre of choice on Triumph’s latest bike.

Continue Reading

Good August demand for motorcycles despite imminent plate change

9th September 2016 | 0 Comments

“In what is traditionally a low volume month for motorcycle registrations, it was encouraging to see a strong 4 per cent growth in sales over the same period last year - ahead of the 66-plate change next month”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK.

Continue Reading

ZC Rubber’s Anji factory starts making tyres

ZC Rubber’s Anji factory starts making tyres

9th September 2016 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber’s new bike tyre factory in Anji, Zhejiang province, has commenced production. The Anji factory is associated with an investment of up to US$620 million and covers 860,000 square metres, focusing on the motorcycle tyres, e-bike tyres and inner tubes etc. Shen Jinrong, president of ZC Rubber, says that the factory‘s output value amounts to more than $1 billion.

Continue Reading

Michelin buys Brazilian two-wheel tyre maker

30th August 2016 | 0 Comments

The Michelin Group has acquired Levorin, a Brazilian manufacturer of bicycle and motorcycle tyres. Levorin is a family business which was founded in 1943 by Hercules Levorin. It specializes in the production of tyres for the commuter segment in Brazil. In 2015 Levorin had an annual turnover of 135 million euros and employs 2,000 people at its two plants in Sao Paulo and Manaus.

Continue Reading

Agricultural, two-wheeler products boost TVS Tyres’ European presence

Agricultural, two-wheeler products boost TVS Tyres’ European presence

8th July 2016 | 0 Comments

India’s TVS Srichakra has reinforced its activities in Europe in recent times, not least through its growing range of off-highway tyres sold under the TVS Eurogrip brand name. The company showed off a selection of these products, specifically agricultural flotation radials, at May’s Reifen show in Germany, alongside tyres for two-wheel vehicles.

Continue Reading

TyreSafe issues advice to scooter commuters

TyreSafe issues advice to scooter commuters

23rd June 2016 | 0 Comments

This week, with more commuter-sized motorcycles and scooters being sold than ever before, TyreSafe has unveiled dedicated materials to help keep riders safe on their daily travels. Launched to coincide with the Motorcycle Industry Association’s (MCIA) Ride to Work Week, the potentially life-saving advice for scooter commuters includes choosing the right tyre, essential routine maintenance and understanding when a replacement should be fitted.

Continue Reading

[ + ]