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Michelin Announces Breakthrough 2AT Bias-Radial Motorcycle Tires
Michelin Announces Breakthrough 2AT Bias-Radial Motorcycle Tires

6 Jun 2014, 07:40 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Michelin announces the latest addition to its motorcycle tire line-up, the 2AT-based “Frankentires”. 2AT stands for Dual Angle Technology, and it represents the most advanced motorcycle ...

 
Fast MotoGP News: Bridgestone to Develop Tires until 2015, Danilo Petrucci Misses Le Mans
Fast MotoGP News: Bridgestone to Develop Tires until 2015, Danilo Petrucci Misses Le Mans

9 May 2014, 09:45 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Earlier this month, Bridgestone announced it will no longer be the sole and official tire supplier for the MotoGP, but it will continue to provide racing tires through the end of the 2015 season. Ac...

 
MotoGP Safety Officer Loris Capirossi Explains New Tire Regulations
MotoGP Safety Officer Loris Capirossi Explains New Tire Regulations

8 May 2014, 10:30 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / We reported earlier about the fact that Bridgestone announced it will no longer be the Official Tire Supplier for MotoGP at the end of this season, but will continue providing tires during the 2015 ...

 
Dunlop Gives You 1 Month to Decide Whether You Love Its Tires
Dunlop Gives You 1 Month to Decide Whether You Love Its Tires

4 May 2014, 10:03 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Somebody at Dunlop is extremely smart and has found a new way to attract attention. The all-new Love Dunlop campaign brings something completely different in the field of motorcycle tire sales and m...

 
Bridgestone Leaves MotoGP After 2015, Who Will Take Over?
Bridgestone Leaves MotoGP After 2015, Who Will Take Over?

1 May 2014, 09:40 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Breaking news from the MotoGP paddock, as motogp.com announces that Bridgestone will no longer be the Official Tire Supplier of the championship after the end of the 2015 season. Bridgestone beco...

 
2014 MotoGP: Bridgestone Expands Front Tire Allocation
2014 MotoGP: Bridgestone Expands Front Tire Allocation

30 Apr 2014, 15:42 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It looks like somebody got smarter at Bridgestone, as the Official Tire Supplier announced that the front tire allocation will be expanded and this measure will be enforced through the entire season...

 
2014 MotoGP: Bridgestone Upgrades Tire Allocation for the Argentinian Round
2014 MotoGP: Bridgestone Upgrades Tire Allocation for the Argentinian Round

22 Apr 2014, 14:55 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Following the stir the new tires the MotoGP official supplier Bridgestone delivered for the first two rounds of the 2014 season, it looks like the Japanese company is trying to take as few risks as ...

 
Metzeler Announces the New Sportec M7 RR Tires
Metzeler Announces the New Sportec M7 RR Tires

22 Apr 2014, 10:54 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Metzeler surfaces its all-new Sportec tire dubbed the M7 RR, a tire aimed at meeting the demands of riders who prefer a sportier style and who are looking for better all-rounder performance. The ...

 
Why Bridgestone Has Some Explaining and Homework to Do
Why Bridgestone Has Some Explaining and Homework to Do

15 Apr 2014, 15:20 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / You don’t need to be a tire specialist to figure out that something is amiss in Bridgestone’s camp. The Japanese manufacturer had three moments in the last 6 months which raised suspicio...

 
2014 MotoGP: Bridgestone Prepares Asymmetrical Tire Compound for Ultra-Technical COTA Round
2014 MotoGP: Bridgestone Prepares Asymmetrical Tire Compound for Ultra-Technical COTA Round

9 Apr 2014, 11:21 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / With the new regulations separating the Factory and the Open classes in the 2014 MotoGP season, the official tire supplier Bridgestone has a series of rather difficult tasks ahead. With the added so...

 
Bridgestone Helps You Meet Valentino Rossi
Bridgestone Helps You Meet Valentino Rossi

3 Apr 2014, 14:30 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Japanese tire manufacturer and official MotoGP supplier Bridgestone is offering road racing fans a lot of chances to win an unique “money-can’t-buy” VIP MotoGP experience and meet ...

 
Metzeler Shows Racetec SM K0 Supermoto Tires
Metzeler Shows Racetec SM K0 Supermoto Tires

30 Mar 2014, 09:58 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Metzeler announces a new generation of tires for supermoto racing, the Racetec SM K0. The Pirelli-owned manufacturer already had the K1 and K2 soft and medium tires, respectively, and the line-up is...

 
2014 MotoGP: Production Issues for Bridgestone, 2013 Tires to Be Used in Texas
2014 MotoGP: Production Issues for Bridgestone, 2013 Tires to Be Used in Texas

29 Mar 2014, 08:41 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The next round of the 2014 MotoGP championship will see all the teams running the 2013-spec tires, as the official tire supplier of the series, Bridgestone, is unable to provide the needed quantitie...

 
How To Ready Your Bike for the Spring
How To Ready Your Bike for the Spring

21 Mar 2014, 16:50 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / In case you haven’t already put an end to the painful winter break and started riding yet, here’s a quick and easy guide on how to prepare your bike for the first ride of the spring and ...

 
2014 MotoGP: We Might Expect Record-Breaking in Qatar, Bridgestone Says
2014 MotoGP: We Might Expect Record-Breaking in Qatar, Bridgestone Says

13 Mar 2014, 11:55 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Skipping the latest Dorna Factory 2 regulations fireworks, the 2014 MotoGP season kick-off round looks like a really to-die-for race to watch closely. And the latest news from the official tire supp...

 
2014 MotoGP: Bridgestone Unveils New Tire Marking System [Video Link]
2014 MotoGP: Bridgestone Unveils New Tire Marking System [Video Link]

8 Mar 2014, 08:27 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / In order to meet the increasing demands from both race spectators and home viewer who wanted to know more on which tire options each rider is using, Bridgestone introduces a new tire marking system....

 
Button-Activated Tire Studs for Motorcycles, How Cool Would That Be?
Button-Activated Tire Studs for Motorcycles, How Cool Would That Be?

4 Mar 2014, 16:22 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / For most of the motorcyclists, winter is the most hated season: the non-riding one. Some of the more daring ones ready their thermo-lined riding gear and change the tires with studded ones, and head...

 
2014 MotoGP: Ducati, Honda and Yamaha Testing Tires at Phillip Island
2014 MotoGP: Ducati, Honda and Yamaha Testing Tires at Phillip Island

3 Mar 2014, 10:52 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The first day of tire testing in Australia, at Phillip Island sees the 2013 runner-up Jorge Lorenzo clocked with the fastest lap around the Oz track, with 1m29s213, surprisingly followed by Cal Crut...

 
Michelin Expanding Rain Grooves Tire Technology Expected for Motorcycles
Michelin Expanding Rain Grooves Tire Technology Expected for Motorcycles

20 Jan 2014, 16:15 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Michelin announces a new milestone in tire technologies: rain grooves which expand as the tire wears out, making sure they maintain the same ability to channel water out and providing grip. The n...

 
Bridgestone Schedules Phillip Island Honda Test, No Casey Stoner
Bridgestone Schedules Phillip Island Honda Test, No Casey Stoner

17 Dec 2013, 15:26 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Casey Stoner will not be present at the Honda and Bridgestonetest at Phillip Island the next spring, despite the fact that the 2-time World Champion Aussie was recently confirmed as a HRC test rider...