Michelin unveiled its new Power Pure at Indy. It uses Michelin’s 2CT dual-compound construction and is claimed to be 10% lighter than tires from its competitors. According to Michelin, Light Tire Technology reduces unsprung weight and rotating mass, which benefits acceleration, braking and grip. Michelin also says the Power Pure features wider 2CT shoulders for […]
More Miles From Dunlop’s 2nd-Gen American Elite Tires
Dunlop says its second-generation of American Elite tires provide increased mileage, and come in a variety of new styles. Designed with Dunlop’s MT Multi-Tread technology, with a long-wearing center compound and grippier compounds on each edge, the new American Elite’s should pique the interest of Harley FL owners.
The second-gen series of American Elites are also now available with narrow white bar sidewalls and wide white walls along with the original black sidewall, providing FL owners more choices.
For riders of Harley-Davidson FL Touring bikes, model year 2009 and later, the new second-generation American Elite tires with Multi-Tread are available in 130/80B17 and 180/65B16 black sidewall, 130/80B17 and 180/65B16 narrow white sidewall, 130/90B16 and 180/65B16 wide white sidewall, with the 130/70B18 front tire available for select CVO bikes. For recent-model Softail owners, including models such as the Fat Boy, the MH90-21, 140/75R17 and 200/50R17 sizes of American Elite are also available.