The Tyre for all the Americas
With the second change of tires to the four official motorcycles BMW R-1200 GS Adventure can now give a first opinion on the behavior of these new tires.
Conditions of use. The bikes have rolled from Miami (Florida) to Anchorge (Alaska) totaling 16,000 km each and are led by four riders each bike. This is a test of 64,000 km by 16 different drivers.
Usage conditions have gone from Florida high temperatures (35 ° C and 45 ° C temperature asphalt) to temperatures below 0 in the northern United States (Dakota and Montana). Dry, wet and even snow and dirt roads on the slopes of gravel on the roads of Alaska and Canada asphalts. With a pilot, with passenger with luggage without men and women from three different nationalities they have already filmed with Pirelli Scorpion Trail II. Total punctures 1, for nail back to four days at the end of the 5th stage near the Monte Mackinley wheel.
We replaced two sets of tires in each motorcycle, according to plan maintenance. The first set of tires made the trip Miami-New York-Chicago and the second Chicago- Calgary Anchorage.
In the opinion of the pilots transmitted these tires very good feeling dry, drawing curves with great precision and at right have a very soft roll. Everyone thinks it is an excellent tire in the wet, evacuating water with ease and confidence conveys a pilot.
Land (consolidated gravel Alaska and Canada) pulls right rear and front tire endures, but does not become pure tire trail defends perfectly simple tracks.
After long phases of thousands of km of lines, the tires had a central wear well below the standard pattern for this type of shot, which is usually called in slang “square wheel” takes longer to occur because of the double rubber compound used .
Its durability is high compared to previous versions. Although they have been replaced with an average of 7500/8000 km were still more than 2 mm drawing before reaching advertisers tire change.
All participants have the same motorcycle model ensure that the next tire mounted on their bikes will be the Pirelli Scorpion Trail II.
With the fourth tire change in two months in Mexico, we will make a summary of benefits and will have the feedback from a total of 32 riders from five different nationalities.