Tag Archives: Tyres

Velobrands to distribute Arisun tyres in UK

Velobrands is to distribute Arisun bicycle tyres in the UK. The Arisun range includes tyres for road, off-road and urban cyclists with a particular focus on budget to mid-price products. Velobrands is known for distributing Kask, Juice Lubes, Supacaz and Chapeau! amongst others. Arisun will only be available in independent …

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Continental combines special-purpose tyre segment into new business unit

Continental is combining its global activities in the special-purpose tyre segment. Effective 1st July, the business areas of Commercial Specialty Tyres, Two Wheel Tyres and Hoosier Racing Tyre are combined in a new “Specialty Tyres” business unit. As a result, from now on the entire Continental specialty tyre business will …

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Pirelli launches Scorpion e-MTB tyre

Pirelli has launched the Scorpion e-MTB, its first line of tyres dedicated to electric mountain bikes. The characterising concept of the new product line is the proposal of a series of models tailored to the needs of this type of bike, where the assistance of the engine subjects the tyres …

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Double award for Continental tyres made from dandelion rubber

The Urban Taraxagum bicycle tyre from Continental has won the Red Dot Design award. It was also recently awarded the E-Bike Design and Innovation Award in the Sustainability and Green category by the magazine Focus E-Bike. While the Red Dot Award is awarded for the design of the tread of …

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National bicycle tyre recycling scheme to launch later this year

A national bicycle tyre recycling scheme is set to launch later this year. In 2018, the ACT helped conduct a survey which led to the assessment that 44,000 tonnes of waste bicycle tyres and inner tubes enter UK landfill every year. This figure is set to rise as participation continues …

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Schwalbe launches special edition G-One Ultrabite

Schwalbe is launching a special edition G-One Ultrabite tubeless easy tyre in an olive-skin colour. The shade of green was chosen by thousands of Instagram users from the options of Bordeaux-Red or Olive-Green. Away from the streets, the G-One Ultrabite “literally bites the ground with its aggressive off-road profile”, said …

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Pirelli introduces new Scorpion MTB racing tyre

Pirelli has released its Scorpion XC RC cross-country racing-tyre. The new release, which will be part of Pirelli’s Scorpion MTB range, was developed at the specific request of Trek Pirelli athletes. “Samuele Porro (pictured) asked Pirelli engineers for a new tyre more oriented towards the Olympic cross-country races but also …

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Hutchinson launches new Kraken XC tyre

Hutchinson Tires has launched the latest addition to its MTB range, the Kraken Racing Lab. A new addition to the Hutchinson’s XC/trail range, the Kraken Racing Lab is the result of close collaboration between designers, engineers and XC Hutchinson athletes. According to the brand, the objective was to develop a …

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Hutchinson launches new Touareg gravel tyre

Hutchinson has launched the new versatile Touareg gravel tyre. “Whether it is about racing or enjoying a wonderful adventure, Hutchinson’s goal was to develop a gravel tyre with maximum versatility,” said a statement. “Merging the best of its road and mountain bike expertise and experience, the brand created the Touareg: …

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