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Trevitt's Blog: What's a Qualifying Tire Worth?

At the final rounds of this year's Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship series, held at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Dunlop offered qualifying tires to the top 10 riders for a separate, 15-minute final qualifying session. This was new for many of the competitors, as qualifying tires have not been used in the series for several years. Jeff Williams was one of the riders in the top-10 session, and I was able to get some data from the Accelerated Technologies Honda CBR1000RR that he was riding for the weekend.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 11:23 Published in Andrew Trevitt


Inside Products: MOTO-D Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

This season, give your loved one the gift of good tire pressure for the best grip and wear. The MOTO-D Digital Tire Pressure Gauge features an angled swivel chuck and durable NBR rubber hose for easy access to the valve stem. Accurate to 0.5lb, 0-60psi, and with an easy-to-read backlit 2.5” display.

Don’t trust cheap gas station units that could be significantly wrong! Get a MOTO-D Digital Tire Pressure Gauge. $69.99 USD. For more information visit www.motodracing.com or contact MOTO-D at (877) 246-0976.

Thursday, 03 December 2015 12:43 Published in Products


Pirelli introduces new compounds, profiles and sizes for Diablo Superbike Pro

The Pirelli DIABLO™ Superbike PRO, the tire born in 2009 thanks to the experience of Pirelli in Superbike championships and developed for training sessions on track and track-days, is now available in the new bi-compound 200/55 R17 rear size and in an updated version of the 120/70 R17 with higher performing profiles.

Thursday, 06 February 2014 09:55 Published in Products


Michelin North America Announces Motorcycle Tire Distribution Partners in Canada

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 7, 2014) –Michelin North America’s Motorcycle Tire business has announced its strategic distribution network in Canada. Due to strong growth and overwhelming demand for its new products in the growing Canadian motorcycle market, Michelin has selected Motovan, Parts Canada and Kimpex as Authorized Canadian Michelin Motorcycle distribution partners. Like Michelin, these three partners share a core mission in serving the demanding needs of riders across Canada with great products borne from a deep understanding of the Canadian motorcycle market.

Wednesday, 08 January 2014 10:05 Published in Products


Pirelli returns as sole tire supplier for Canadian Superbike Championship

The Mopar Canadian Superbike Series will open this weekend at Shannonville Motorsport Park in Shannonville, Ontario. The new Diablo Supercorsa Version 2 (V2) DOT and Diablo Superbike V2 slick racing tires will debut in Canadian national competition at this event.

Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:57 Published in Industry News


Harley-Davidson and Dunlop Offer Consumer Tire Rebate in Canada

Participating Harley-Davidson Retailers have teamed up with Dunlop to offer a $40 consumer mail-in rebate whenever a set of Harley-Davidson brand Dunlop tires is purchased from May 13 to June 30, 2013.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 11:10 Published in Industry News