motorcycle tires

Bridgestone Supplies OE Tire for Yamaha’s New Road Sports Motorcycle

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) recently announced that its Battlax Hypersport S22 tire has been selected as OE for the 2021 model of the MT-09 ABS road sports motorcycle, which was launched last month by Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. (TYO:7272). The MT-09 series shows impressive performance at everyday speeds, syncing up with the rider’s intent to let the rider maneuver at will....

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Bridgestone Tires Selected as OE for 2020 Models of Yamaha’s Super Sports Bikes

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) is supplying its Battlax Racing Street RS11 tires as OE for the 2020 models of Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:7272) YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M super sports bikes, which the automaker unveiled on May 28. A flagship model in Bridgestone’s lineup of road-legal sports tires, the Battlax Racing Street RS11 was designed to provide sporty performance on public roads....

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Bridgestone Launches New Motorcycle Tire for Hard Enduro Racing

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) has begun sales of the Battlecross E50 Extreme, a new tire for motorcycle enduro racing. Launched on Nov. 1, this new offering has been made available as a rear tire with the size of 140/80-18 70M. It is made specifically for competitive racing specs, and so cannot be used on public roads. The Battlecross E50 Extreme is...

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Sumitomo Rubber to Launch Japanese Sales of US-Developed Motorcycle Tires

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) plans to launch Japanese sales of the Dunlop Sportmax Q4 hypersport radial motorcycle tire. Developed and produced in the U.S., the tire is set for phased-in Japanese sales from March 1, 2019. One front tire size and five rear tire sizes are to go on sale. The first Sumitomo Rubber hypersport radial to be sold...

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Bridgestone Exedra Tires to Feature as Original Equipment on New Yamaha Flagship Motorcycle

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) will have its Exedra G853 front tires and Exedra G852 rear tires featured as original equipment on Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:7272) new Star Venture cruiser motorcycle. Targeted for markets outside of Japan, the Star Venture will serve as Yamaha Motor’s flagship motorcycle model. The full-dress touring motorcycle features a body design that fuses together dynamic power...

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