Bridgestone airless bicycle tyre

Airless tyres coming to motorcycles?

Airless tyres for motorcycles has come a little closer to reality with the announcement that Bridgestone is working on an airless tyre for bicycles. Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone Cycle are working together to make the tyres from recyclable resin. Bridgestone is assessing the feasibility of the tyres and hopes to have a commercial version available …

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Researchers Katrina Cornish and Cindy Barrera Motorcyclists riding on egg shells?

Motorcyclists riding on egg shells?

Will riders of the future be riding on tyres made from egg shells and tomatoes? In Australia alone, 48 million used tyres are disposed of each year with two out of every three going to landfill, illegally dumped, sent overseas or simply stockpiled. Only 16% is recycled. It’s a huge environmental issue. Now Ohio State …

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Continental SportAttack 3 tyres breaks in quickly parts

New Continental tyre breaks in quickly

If you’re a bit impatient about riding on your new tyres, German tyre company Continental has updated their popular motorcycle sports tyre with the SportAttack 3 that includes fast break-in technology. It’s called Traction Skin that uses no greasy release agents on the tyre and leaves the tyre with a dry and tactile tread surface …

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Continental SportAttack 3 tyres breaks in quickly parts

New Continental tyre breaks in quickly

If you’re a bit impatient about riding on your new tyres, German tyre company Continental has updated their popular motorcycle sports tyre with the SportAttack 3 that includes fast break-in technology. It’s called Traction Skin that uses no greasy release agents on the tyre and leaves the tyre with a dry and tactile tread surface …

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Continental TKC 70

Continental TKC70 tyres for long adventures

The Continental TKC70 could be the new choice for long-range adventurers. The TKC80 has been the choice of many an adventure rider, but they are known for wearing out too quickly, especially on heavy and powerful bikes such as the ubiquitous BMW R 1200 GS. The TKC80 is excellent in the rough, but if you …

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PIrelli Scorpion Rally adventure tyres

Pirelli Scorpion Rally tyre review

Pirelli Scorpion Rally motorcycle tyres are made for the hard-core adventure rider. And now they have sizes for the big-bore adventure rider, as well. While they don’t have a tyre yet for the new water-cooled BMW R 1200 GS, they do fit the rest of the GS range as well as bikes from such manufacturers …

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tyre pressures Emergency braking - tyre noise

What are correct motorcycle tyre pressures?

What are the correct tyre pressures for your motorcycle and do they vary for any reason? The answers are varied and complex. You should check your tyre pressures every time you go out for a ride or it can result in bad handling, increased wear, fatigue cracking, and decreased grip and braking performance. The first …

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Polaris WV850 with Terrain Armor tyres

Polaris adds world-first puncture-free tyres

The Polaris Sportsman WV850 features the world-first application of Terrain Armor army-spec tubeless, puncture-less tyres on a civilian vehicle. And the revolutionary tyres could be coming to motorcycles down the track. The honeycomb-structured tyres are non-pneumatic so they can even withstand a bullet without stopping the rider in their tracks. They have been used in …

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