The Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM and Continental Motorcycle Tires announce a great cooperation in the new year: the sporty naked bike 890 DUKE will have two hot soles on its rims as standard for its market launch in 2021: the “ContiRoad”. This latest sport touring tire is a new development from Korbach and produced in a Continental factory in Asia using latest machines and technologies. The genes of the multiple test winner ContiRoadAttack 3 were used during its development. The ContiRoad impresses with its agile handling, high mileage, excellent wet performance and grip.
Mitas, part of Trelleborg Group, launches new versions of the popular Mitas SPORT FORCE+ in selected sizes. SPORT FORCE+ EV has a new compound designed for riders of hypersport motorcycles who are looking for a road legal tire for hobby racing, while SPORT FORCE+ RS has a new Racing Soft compound.
“SPORT FORCE+ is a favorite choice of demanding riders who enjoy the grip, precision and dynamic performance of this range. The new “EV” version builds on an already strong platform and takes the tire’s performance to the next level,” says Gustavo Pinto Teixeira, Vice President Two Wheels and Specialty Tires. “We are extremely proud of the significant improvements introduced over the years on SPORT FORCE+ and these two new versions, “EV” and “RS”. We look forward to feedback from our riders over the coming months, as they take to the roads and tracks with our SPORT FORCE+ range.”
With the new TT93 GP Pro, Dunlop presents the successor to the well-known TT93 GP mini racer.
In the dimension 100/ 0-12 (49J) for the front and 120/80-12 (55J) for the rear.
The rear 120 is available in three different compounds so that the grip can be adapted to different track temperatures. The universal mixture medium-soft should be interesting for beginners, which offers a very wide range of uses and should also be able to do many rounds.
The Italian tyre manufacturer, already supplier of all classes of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, is the technical sponsor of this new category, confirming its strong commitment to the development of young talent
Pirelli has been confirmed as the Official Sole Tyre Supplier for the Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Cup 2021. This championship is the result of the collaboration between Yamaha Motor Europe, FIM Europe and Dorna WSBK Organization and constitutes the first step of a project created to give young riders aged twelve to twenty the opportunity to compete in a professional arena with a race-ready package.
Continental will be the original equipment manufacturer for BMW Motorrad next year. Anyone who purchases a new 2021 model year
BMW R 1250 GS or BMW R1250GS ADVENTURE with off-road tires will receive the bike fitted with CONTINENTAL TKC 80 tyres.
The original "eighty" was introduced in 1985 but the tire remains a rider favorite to this day.
Thanks to careful model maintenance, which has been adapted to the requirements of current chassis technology, the number one on/off-road tire for serious adventure riders convinces with its block-pattern profile as well as with its outstanding handling abilities.
The PIRELLI DIABLO ROSSO tyre family enters the new year with record numbers and celebrates the achievement of an important milestone: over five million radial tyres sold since its introduction on the market in 2008.
Respectable numbers that allow Pirelli to announce with great satisfaction and pride the fourth generation of this tyre family, with the arrival of PIRELLI DIABLO ROSSO IV, the new supersports product created to continue the history of this successful brand. As the direct successor of DIABLO ROSSO III, DIABLO ROSSO IV raise the bar of this product range even higher, pushing the qualities of handling and grip to the highest levels, both in dry and wet conditions.
DIABLO™ represents Pirelli's excellence in the world of high-performance tyres designed for two-wheeled vehicles. The DIABLO™ product family, after its introduction into the market in 2002, has rapidly evolved to include in its broad portfolio tyres dedicated to other market segments, from professional racing to the supersports road arena. The DIABLO™ brand brings with it more than eighteen years of experience, technology and victories in the most prestigious national and international two wheeled competitions.
Within the DIABLO™ range, the DIABLO ROSSO™ products are dedicated to road machines of a sport leaning. The name DIABLO ROSSO™ was born with the intention of honouring the distinctive colour of the Italian national motorsport team since 1922, which was the colour racing red (PANTONE® 185C).
Mitas, part of the Trelleborg Group, celebrates 2020 FIM Speedway Grand Prix World podium finish with Polish hero Bartosz Zmarzlik, Great Britain’s icon Tai Woffinden and Swedish star Fredrik Lindgren, all of which ride Mitas Speedway Competition tires.
Gustavo Pinto Teixeira, Vice President Two Wheels and Specialty Tires, says: “We are pleased to see another great achievement by our riders in the 2020 season. Speedway racing has always had a special place in the heart of Mitas, being the origin of our motorsport activities. We are delighted that the greatest Speedway riders still recognize Mitas as the best choice.”
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MICHELIN ROAD CLASSIC - Replacing the successful MICHELIN Pilot Activ, the new MICHELIN Road Classic will be available in dealers from January 2021 and combines an attractive retro tread design with the latest materials and technologies.
The directional tread pattern of the MICHELIN Road Classic range, with a groove to tread-rubber ratio of 26%, strikes the perfect balance between performance and aesthetics by employing slick centre and shoulder areas for optimum contact with the road and excellent dry grip. In wet conditions, the 100 per cent silica rubber compound and chamfered groove edges, which break through surface water, offer high levels of grip in these difficult conditions, with no compromise in terms of longevity.
The casing of a motorcycle tyre must provide a reliable and durable solution to the complex equation of carrying the load of the bike and rider/pillion, being comfortable, maintaining high speeds without deforming, and limiting the heat generated between its different components to reduce wear rates.
METZELER TOURANCE NEXT 2 GIVES LATEST GENERATION ADVENTURE BIKES TOP HANDLING AND RIDER CONFIDENCE, THANKS TO IMPROVED WET PERFORMANCE AND RIDING PLEASURE
TOURANCE NEXT 2 as the new benchmark in the enduro street segment and new trail sizes of SPORTECTM M9 RR; in enduro there are new front and rear specifications of MCE 6 DAYS EXTREME developed for traditional enduro and extreme enduro competitions, plus the new R specification within the MC360TM portfolio, designed for competitive use in motocross and the new RACETEC™ SM range, a product dedicated to Supermoto competitions, are the highlights of an exciting METZELER offering for 2021.
Mitas, is adding junior motorcycle tires to its extreme enduro range, with new sizes designed for motorcycles from 50cc to 85cc engine displacement.
Gustavo Pinto Teixeira, Vice President Two Wheels and Specialty Tires, explains: “We have always been at the forefront of extreme enduro and
we’re the first manufacturer to add junior sizes to this type of tire range. For the first time, young riders will have a chance to use tires designed for
extreme enduro from the beginning of their racing careers. I’m convinced that this addition will help many young talents grow to become successful
Bridgestone has launched its new Battlax Sport Touring T32 tyre.
The tyre represents improved wet performance over the T31, containing Bridgestone’s Pulse Groove Pattern Technology. The T32 has a 13 per cent bigger contact patch than its predecessor, which supports handling improvements. The tyre has also reduced wet braking distance by seven per cent. Enhancing the tyre’s size line-up, Bridgestone is launching a version of the tyre dedicated to middleweight and heavy motorcycles. The Battlax Sport Touring T32GT increases wear life by 10 per cent over its predecessor. Bridgestone calls the T32 range a “new benchmark” for the touring segment. Nico Thuy, head of motorcycle at Bridgestone EMIA, adds: “We wanted to give riders more control and confidence in the wet and this tyre delivers exactly that.” The full sport touring line-up of sizes will be available on the market in early 2021.
Dunlop’s new Dragmax is the ultimate DOT legal motorcycle drag racing tire. Made in the same factory on the same machines as the MotoAmerica road race slicks, the Dunlop Dragmax offers unparalleled grip, stability, and consistency through the use of Dunlop’s proprietary compound and manufacturing techniques, such as N-TEC, MGT, JLB, and JLT technologies. The Dunlop Dragmax is destined to become the pinnacle in motorcycle drag racing tire performance for amateurs and professionals alike.
The blue elephant brand strengthens its commitment to Extreme Enduro competitions; it will be present at one of the most demanding international event of the discipline as a sponsor and with tyre service on location open to all participants, now able to pre-order tyres online
METZELER announces a three-year agreement with the organizer of the RED BULL Romaniacs, considered by enthusiasts to be one of the most demanding extreme enduro race in the world, which sees the blue elephant brand to participate to the next three editions of the famous event as Official Sponsor and Tyre Supplier.
This sponsorship underlines the strong commitment and enthusiasm with which METZELER continues to invest in the world of extreme racing both as a showcase of international visibility for the brand and also as a development platform for its tyre portfolio. Through the agreement, the two-wheel specialist brand will be present on site during the five days of competition with products from the METZELER MCE 6 Days Extreme range and with tyre service available to all participants.
METZELER MCE SIX DAYS
METZELER riders dominated the exciting series: Diego Monticelli (TM Racing Factory Team) triumphed in the Overall category while Mickael Bryan Amodeo of the SMX Team won in the S Open class.
The European GP, which took place over this weekend in Busca in the province of Cuneo, concluded the 2020 edition of the European Supermoto Championship and saw METZELER riders triumph in both categories, thanks to the extraordinary performances of the renewed RACETEC ™ SM range.