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Pirelli presents first line of tyres dedicated to mountain bikes

Pirelli is expanding its presence to the off-road world with the Scorpion MTB, its first line of tyres dedicated to mountain bikes.

The ‘characterising concept’ of the new Pirelli MTB tyres is the proposal of a range of models designed for a variety of terrains, based on their consistency.

The SmartGRIP Compound, the ‘heart’ of the new MTB tyres, was produced in Pirelli’s Racing factories, where the engineering of the F1 tyre compounds takes place. Thanks to this compound, the company has said the variable of climate or temperature does not affect the performance of the new tyres. This means they have been designed to offer grip and wet/dry handling, independently from the chosen model.

Scorpion MTB is accompanied by dedicated engineering for each individual size and version, developed for each specific need.

The range dedicated to the mountain bikes consists of four models:

• Scorpion H – hard terrain – red
• Scorpion M – mixed terrain – yellow
• Scorpion S – soft terrain – light blue
• Scorpion R – rear specific – green

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