The bar has been raised with the release of MICHELIN’S latest sport touring tyre.
The MICHELIN Road 6 and Road 6 GT brings multiple new features designed to improve longevity, wet grip and performance. It is the latest in a long line of class-leading sport touring tyres.
The Michelin Road 6 range is designed to offer riders of roadsters, such as the KTM 390, through sports bikes and trail bikes, up to GT machines such as the BMW K1600 GT/GTL. motorcycles the optimised performance in terms of wet grip, longevity, comfort and handling.
The standard MICHELIN Road 6 tyre range now incorporates sizes for big trail bikes, there is also the MICHELIN Road 6 GT tyre designed for grand touring machines.
Using technologies developed by engineers in Michelin’s R&D centres, the new Road 6 tyre offers a 15 percent improvement in wet grip* and a 10 percent increase in tyre life** compared with its predecessor, the MICHELIN Road 5 tyre.
These improvements in performance have been made possible by a new tread design, advances in raw materials and an optimized tyre architecture.
Why is the Michelin Road 6 right tyre for me?
1. Increased Wet Grip!
15% more grip than the MICHELIN Road 5 tyre in wet condition thanks to 100% MICHELIN Silica Technology tread compounds and a new tread pattern featuring MICHELIN Water Evergrip Technology™ this is accomplished without reducing dry grip or compromising handling characteristics.
2. Dedication to Innovation!
The MICHELIN Road 6 tyre typifies two decades of ongoing innovations and MICHELIN Technologies from our highest level of expertise.
3. Increased Cornering Stability
MICHELIN 2CT+ Technology™, which has been standard on the rear tyre, is now applied to the front tyre for better rigidity at lean, and more stability when cornering, especially under strong acceleration or heavy braking, compared to the previous generation.
4. Ride even longer!
The MICHELIN Road 6 tyre deliver 10% longer tread life compared to the previous generation.
New Features of the MICHELIN ROAD 6/ROAD 6 GT range
NEW Tread Pattern – Michelin X-Sipe Technology for the tread pattern joins forces with Michelin Water Evergrip Technology, which works to keep the tyre functioning properly in the wet after considerable wear.
Michelin Road 6 gets 2CT+ Technology, previously exclusive to rear tyres. This improves rigidity in corners, including during hard braking or aggressive acceleration.
The Road 6 GT includes extra ply in the tyres. Using Michelin’s Reinforced Radial-X Evo Technology the Road 6 GT is a stronger version of the Road 6 that can handle heavier motorcycles. Compaired to the standard Road 6 which contains Michelin Radial-X Technology.
The Michelin Road 6 is available in a broad range of sizes, including two 19-inch front tyres for ADV-style sport-touring motorcycles. There are five front tyre sizes and six choices for the rear. All rear tyres are 17-inchers with widths from 150mm to 190mm.
Other MICHELIN ROAD 6 motorcycle tyre sizes available
- MICHELIN Road 6 110/80-19 (59W) Front
- MICHELIN Road 6 120/60-17 (55W) Front
- MICHELIN Road 6 120/70-17 (58W) Front
- MICHELIN Road 6 120/70-18 (59W) Front
- MICHELIN Road 6 120/70-19 (60W) Front
- MICHELIN Road 6 150/70-17 (69W) Rear
- MICHELIN Road 6 160/60-17 (69W) Rear
- MICHELIN Road 6 170/60-17 (72W) Rear
- MICHELIN Road 6 180/55-17 (73W) Rear
- MICHELIN Road 6 190/50-17 (73W) Rear
- MICHELIN Road 6 190/55-17 (75W) Rear
The Road 6 GT offers one front tyre size—120/70 and three rear tyre sizes—180/55, 190/50, and 190/55.
MICHELIN ROAD 6 GT motorcycle tyre sizes available
- MICHELIN Road 6 GT 120/70-17 (58W) Front
- MICHELIN Road 6 GT 180/55-17 (73W) Rear
- MICHELIN Road 6 GT 190/50-17 (73W) Rear
- MICHELIN Road 6 GT 190/55-17 (75W) Rear
We have received so much positive feedback from our customers in regards to the Michelin Road 5, we expect customers to be truly satisfied with the continuing outstanding improvements Michelin offer with the Road 6 and Road 6 GT!
Northside Motorcycles Tyres and Service is Brisbane’s leading motorcycle tyre, service and repair centre located at 1/14 Paisley Drive, Lawnton on Brisbane’s north side.
Our major services include log book servicing for all makes and models, suspension upgrades and engine/transmission rebuilds. We stock an extensive range of tyres to suit all motorcycles and terrain (sports / cruisers / adventure / off-road) plus spare parts. Our service centre is a smash repair specialist and can conduct electrical diagnosis and repairs.
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