Shinko, a South Korean-Japanese brand, specialises in the production of motorcycle tyres. The history of the company dates back to 1946, when it was started as a manufacturer of bicycle tyres in Osaka, Japan. It was in 1998 that the Shinko Group acquired the motorcycle tyre technology from the Yokohama Rubber Company and started manufacturing motorcycle tyres under the Shinko brand. The brand offers a wide line of tyres for all kinds of motorcycles including scooters, sport bikes, cruisers, dual sports and off-roaders. For sport bikes, Shinko tyres are available in categories such as Super-Sport, Sport-Touring, Track, Drag Race and Smoke Bomb. Depending on the off-road requirement, tyres are provided in types such as soft/intermediate, intermediate/hard, hard, mud/sand and trails. Cruisers are offered in kinds that include Classic, Smoke Bomb and Touring. The brand also provides tyres for Harley Davidson motorcycles. Shinko tyres are known for their optimum grip and handling performance in both dry and wet road conditions. Shinko tyres are designed in Japan and manufactured in South Korea. They are also available in various parts of USA, Canada and other countries. Shinko has been putting in a lot of effort to test, research and develop excellent high-performance tyres that offer a comfortable and safe ride.
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Metzeler, a German motorcycle tyre manufacturer focused on quality and performance, is a major player in the motorcycle tyre industry. With around 130 years of experience, Metzeler manufactures world-class tyres for motorbikes. The Company, established by Robert Friedrich Metzeler in 1863, started manufacturing multilevel rubber tyres. It continued the same till 1978. From 1979, it shifted its focus to motorcycle tyres. Metzeler has the credit of being the first manufacturer in Europe to develop tubeless tyres. It also introduced tread design with diagonal grooves. Ever in the process of introducing new and innovative tyres in the motorcycle category, Metzeler has good brand visibility. Geared with a high spirited team of motorcycle riders and tyre experts, its tyres meet all the expectations of riders.
All tyres used by the Formula 1 teams were supplied by Bridgestone, from 2008 to 2010. Bridgestone Corporation is the first tire manufacturer to ever establish in Japan. In 1988, the company expands, by taking over of the Firestone Tire Company. Technology and safety are the key words in the philosophy of this Nippon constructor, who won the second place on the international tire market. Specialized in the off-road tires, Bridgestone takes very personally the development of ecological tires, fit to stand up against the worst weather conditions. From a Bridgestone tire we can expect both an excellent wet traction and the noise reduction band or the ride comfort system, all "home made". This obsession that Bridgestone has with innovation, made Bridgestone win the Japanese a good deal of Formula 1 Grand Prix, next to some of the most sounding names in this business, like Ferrari, Williams or Toyota. Out...
Dunlop Sportmax D208 SM Front wheel fitment tyre is designed to satisfy the demands of super-performance bikes. Manufactured to satisfy the needs of sporty riders, this all-rounder tyre ensures comfortable riding experience. Moulded from silica enhanced tread compound to ensure superb wet traction, this Dunlop has outstanding vehicle handling capability. The tread pattern with wavy grooves improves road traction and the deep shoulder grooves facilitates high cornering grip. Dunlop's advanced casing technology incorporated in Sportmax D208 RR assures well-controlled driving experience. The affordable tyre with quick warm-up time provides perfect sporty performance.
Michelin Pilot Power 2CT Front is a Dual-Compound MotoGP racing technology based tyre used to fit the front wheel of the vehicle. The hard compound in the center tread band helps to increase durability. This special tread compound ensures greater grip and longer tread life by maintaining a large contact patch. For exceptional grip at all lean angles, the edges of the tyre are specially developed with 20% softer compound. Impressive grip under hard accelerations, braking and cornering are governed by the advanced tread design of the tyre. Pilot Power 2CT Front is a dependable tyre that provides responsive handling and speedy turn-ins without compromising on stability. With faster warm-up time and wet weather performance this tyre outruns others.
Conti-Sportattack is a Sport tyre with patented 0° steel belt construction for straight line stability, neutral turn in, precise handling response and exceptional grip on wet and dry surfaces. The new and unique continental silica-carbon compound called "Black Chilli" enables the tyre to provide optimum performance under cool and wet conditions. This tyre can achieve an astounding 50.8 degrees of lean angles with the highest grip. Conti-Sportattack is both an aesthetic tyre and an exceptional performer. Positive feedback, exceptional high speed stability, quick warm up time, excellent braking, reliability and reduced kickback tendency are some of the prominent features of this tyre.