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Michelin to launch six new motorcycle race tires in 2015

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 11, 2015) –Michelin will be revamping its range of motorcycle racing tires in 2015 with the introduction of six new products, available in the U.S. and Canada starting in May. Designed to meet the needs of all riders, from the professional racer to the track-day enthusiast, the range incorporates the latest cutting edge technologies tested on the track in order to provide maximum safety, performance and riding enjoyment.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 15:40 Published in Products

Pirelli ready for the challenges of the 2014 season

Milan (Italy), January 28, 2014 – In 2014, Pirelli will continue to be involved in many national and international motorcycle racing activities both on track and off-road, while remaining faithful to the strong sporting spirit that has always characterized the Italian tire brand.

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 12:49 Published in Products

Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog - Tires

One of the problems that has always faced flat track racers is tires, or to be more precise, the lack thereof. With flat track tires being such a specialty item, you just can’t go to your local Yamaha or Honda dealer and order a set. In fact you will likely find that most dealers will be confused as to what you are actually after. There is a Maxxis warehouse in Brampton, ON, but despite numerous phone calls and emails, nobody has ever got back to me about my tire requests.

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 15:41 Published in Tumblin' Todd's Flat Track Blog

New Pirelli V2 slick tires setting records

An eventful summer for Pirelli Tire North America has culminated in four new track records, all by riders on bikes shod with V2 Pirelli Slicks, the Italian tire manufacturer’s latest roadracing tires.

Friday, 26 July 2013 12:54 Published in Products

Michelin Unveils New Multipurpose Tire for Big Trail Motorcycles

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 5, 2013) – The new MICHELIN® Anakee® III tire, designed to deliver all the safety and off road capability big trail motorcycle users demand, has been certified for use on the new BMW R 1200 GS, the benchmark motorcycle in its category. In 2013, more than half of these BMW models will be fitted with the new MICHELIN tire when they leave the assembly plant.

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 15:47 Published in Industry News