October 20 2011.

The UK's No 1 Selling Sport Touring tyre - Bridgestone's Battlax BT023, has increased it's versatility and value for Britain's top traily bikes.

Such is the versatility, Ron Haslam has chosen the BT-023 as the tyre of choice on his fleet of race school bikes which includes CBR1000RR's and CBR600RR's. The school runs in all conditions and does not have the option of changing tyres to wet weather racing tyres should the heavens decide to open. The BT-023 offers the  pupils reliable and safe performance, no matter what the weather.

New fitment sizes are : 110/80 ZR 19 BT023 ( 59W ) TL and 150/70 ZR 17 ( 69W ) TL

Best selling relevant bikes are : BMW 1200 GS / R1100 GS / R850 GS, Honda Varadero, Kawasaki KLV 1000, Triumph Tiger 955.

Also coming in January is a new 190/55 ZR 17 BT023 ( 75W ) TL GT spec rear tyre with a host of  Sports and Sports Touring machine fitments including: VFR1200, K1300S, RC8, RSV4, R1 etc. The GT spec 190/55-17 is designed to offer the new breed of touring bikes unrivalled performance from durability to sports tyre like grip. Ideal for those long trips to the continent where the roads become windy and performance in all conditions is a must.

Contact Bridgestone's UK trade service providers:
Bike Tyrestore. T: 0800 281 413  
Cambrian Tyres. T: 01970 611736