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Bridgestone Battlax BT 016 Pro

13.10.2010

Different new size for 2013 from the BRIDGESTONE BT 016 PRO >>


The Bridgestone Corporation, Official Tyre Supplier to the FIM MotoGP World Championship, announces the launch of its revolutionary 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

The Battlax BT-016 Pro Hypersport succeeds in combining excellent durability with superior performance on both dry and wet surfaces. Designed specifically for larger-sized sports motorcycles (supersport, naked bikes, etc.), the line-up includes one front tyre and three sizes of rear tyres.

 

1. Tread

The tyre’s “3LC (3 Layer Compound)” offers high cornering grip together with precision linear handling.

 

 

2. Compound

Bridgestone’s patented “SILICA RICH EX” compound with “RC polymer (for motorcycle tyres)” combines excellent durability with superior performance in the wet.

 

Bridgestone’s premium range of “Battlax” motorcycle tyres covers the full spectrum from touring to racing, from small to large-sized motorcycles. The Battlax BT-016 Pro Hypersport testifies to Bridgestone’s commitment to enhancing performance while continuing to offer riders a smooth, comfortable ride.

 

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.

 

TYRE LINE UP

 

FRONT

REAR

120/70ZR17M/C (58W)

180/55ZR17M/C (73W)

 

190/50ZR17M/C (73W)

 

190/55ZR17M/C (75W)