Michelin launches two new BMX tires in its racing range

Michelin is launching the Michelin Pilot SX tire and the Michelin Pilot SX Slick tire, two new BMX tires in its racing range.

These tires are designed for BMX riders who compete at the highest level and recreational riders who want ultimate performance.

“Using rubber blends from Michelin competition road bike tires, the MICHELIN Pilot SX tire features a tread pattern intended for racing on soft trails or in cooler temperatures,” said Jennifer Toby. , head of bicycle key accounts for Michelin North America. “The MICHELIN Pilot SX Slick tire features a distinct, shallow tread suitable for racing on hard tracks or in warmer temperatures. “

The Michelin Pilot SX Slick tire weighs 300 grams and features a center tread and side blocks to help maintain momentum. The MICHELIN Pilot SX tire, which weighs 330 grams, was designed for more grip when cornering, especially on hard or dusty terrain.

While all Michelin Tubeless Ready (TLR) bicycle tires can be used with inner tubes, the BMX Racing range is TLR to reduce weight and improve rolling efficiency. Both models feature a rugged, three-layer 60 TPI casing to reduce damage, improve durability and accommodate tire pressures of up to five bar.

From April, the MICHELIN Pilot SX tire and the MICHELIN Pilot SX Slick tire will be available in a 20×1.70 version.

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