Motoz Shows Cool Mountain Hybrid Motorcycle Tires

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Australian-based motorcycle tire manufacturer Motoz announces that their award-winning hybrid tires are now available both in the United States and Australia. Made from 100% natural rubber, the Motoz Mountain Hybrid tire combines the best of both worlds: it offers awesome grip, just like a trial tire would, but handles corners and other surfaces like a normal DOT-approved off-road tire.
Basically, the Motoz Mountain Hybrid tire will climb like a tire used in trial competition and will also run perfectly at low inflation pressures. The special flexible tread and lock system provides excellent grip while being less prone to punctures. Still, the special tread block design provides a firm feel which is similar to what a good off-road tire offers when crossing creeks, sand or gravel sectors.

Even more, Motoz says that the cornering feel is also consistent thanks to the side blocks which add extra traction when the bike leans into a turn. The side walls are structurally much stronger and less flexible than those of a normal trial tire, and this also helps maneuverability in mountain riding scenarios which require a lower pressure.

If you’re torn between pure trial and motocross/enduro tires you could definitely give the Mountain Hybrid a try. And the fact that they are reversible also helps rider get a better mileage from these tires. So far they are only available as 120/100-18 size, and Motoz has not made any mentions of planning to deliver more sizes for the Mountain Hybrid.

You can get the Motoz Mountain Hybrid from authorized dealers for $98.99 a pop. No rpicing or availability for Europe to this point.
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