Czech bike tire model Mitas has a quite spectacular choice of tires in its portfolio. Overlaying the bases of practically all disciplines of motorcycling, the model continues to broaden operations throughout Europe and Asia, with the majority of its tires being manufactured in its house nation of the Czech Republic, with manufacturing services Slovenia, Serbia, Sri Lanka, and the US.
Having used Mitas tires on a lot of my bikes earlier than – I ran a set of Mitas Sport Power EVs on my Yamaha MT-10, and at the moment have a set of Mitas Touring Power on my Yamaha MT-07 – I am effectively acquainted with the efficiency of those tires, and might confidently say that they ship an equal stage of efficiency and longevity as different mainstream producers for a a lot cheaper price, at the least for the kind of using that I do.
Having stated that, Mitas has simply launched a brand new sub-series below the Touring Power label designed particularly for maxi-scooters. Beforehand, Mitas’ Touring Power sequence catered solely to mid to large-displacement sport and touring machines, in addition to small scooters with displacements of 200cc and under. This time round, the Touring Power Scooter vary is obtainable in sizes which are good for the likes of the Yamaha TMAX, Kymco AK550, and BMW C 650 GT.
Following the launch of the brand new tires, Gustavo Pinto Teixeira, Vice President of Two Wheels and Specialty Tires at Trelleborg Wheel Methods, the dad or mum firm of Mitas Tires, acknowledged, “Optimized mobility is changing into one of many principal challenges in city areas. Hundreds of thousands of individuals use maxi-scooters and three-wheeled scooters as a method of transport and that’s the reason we’re actively working to develop merchandise that help optimized city mobility.”
Identical to the Touring Power tires designed for larger bikes and smaller scooters, the maxi-scotoer vary options the identical know-how, characterised by a dual-compound tread with a sample designed to offer all-weather traction. The tread sample options quite a few grooves designed for water dissipation, whereas offering most dry grip because of the softer compound rubber on the shoulders.
The brand new sizes encompass 120/70 R15 56V for the entrance, and 160/60 R15 67V for the rear, and are anticipated to hit the market in the course of Could, 2023.