New enduro tyres from Bridgestone
Bridgestone have introduced their new FIM/DOT approved Battlecross E50 Enduro tyres with three sizes currently available in Australia at launch.
The Battlecross E50 is road homologated, can be used in all Enduro competitions, and incorporates Battlecross Motocross technology optimised for real enduro usage. It has shown improvements in all performance areas and on all types of surfaces compared to its predecessor.
Castle block technology offers a flexible tyre response on changing surfaces thanks to an additional edge effect, while the bunker area produces a small amount of extra traction power when the tyre is fully buried in the surface.
The change from a harder tread rubber integrated with the sidewall rubber to an optimised dual compound division and change of the shape and profile at the bottom part of the sidewall by redesigning the rim guard part increase the mounting ease on the side of the track and improve the rim fitting.
The new pattern design also has increased dramatically the edge component of the blocks. +60 % in the front and +120% on the rear. Bridgestone claims this improves both cornering and
Bridgestone Battlecross E50 Enduro tyre sizes and pricing
- 90/90-21 (54P) E50F FIM ENDURO – $124.95 RRP
- 120/90-18 (65P) E50R FIM ENDURO – $139.95 RRP
- 140/80-18 (70P) E50R FIM ENDURO – $139.95 RRP