ERJ staff report (DS)
Cologne, Germany -- Bridgestone Corp. has launched a new motorcycle tyre, the Battlax BT-016 Pro Hypersport at the INTERMOT 2010 in Cologne. Both front and rear sports radial tyres incorporate a number of advanced technologies developed by Bridgestone in MotoGP.
Bridgestone said its patented â€œSilica Rich EXâ€ compound with â€œRC polymer (for motorcycle tyres)â€ combines excellent durability with superior performance in the wet. The tread has a so-called three-layer compound
Motorcyclists in Europe will find Battlax BT-016Pro available in the replacement market in 1 front-wheel size and 3 rear-wheel sizes from October 2010.
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Press release from Bridgestone