Michelin’s New Cruiser/Bagger Tires

Mar 11, 2020 View Comments by

The Commander III is the next evolution of Michelin’s touring and cruiser motorcycle tires. It replaces the Commander II, which has earned an enviable reputation for durability and grip but has been around since 2012. New rubber compounds and a distinctive tread pattern are said to deliver improved wet traction while remaining just as enduring […]

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Hertz Ride Partners With Michelin For Improved Comfort and Safety

Nov 21, 2019 View Comments by

As you may have heard by now, Hertz launched their Hertz Ride motorcycle rental program back in September. This program offers riders in the U.S. and parts of Europe an opportunity to rent high-end BMW bikes for touring, and promotes an inspiring motorcycle lifestyle. Each motorcycle rental comes with solid reliability, as there’s a maximum […]

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Michelin Anakee Adventure [Product Review]

Aug 07, 2019 View Comments by

Michelin’s newest tire is called the Anakee Adventure, and it’s the fourth model for its trail tire range. Starting on pavement and ending more in the dirt, we now have the Road 5 Trail (100% on-road), Anakee III (90/10), the new Anakee Adventure (80/20), and the Anakee Wild (50/50). The Michelin Anakee Adventure comes on […]

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Michelin Road 5: Coming to Grips with New Rubber

Jun 01, 2018 View Comments by

  At the Michelin world press launch for the new Road 5 tire line, held outside of Seville, Spain, at the Circuito Monteblanco track and the surrounding countryside, we had a full day to ride a variety of motorcycles fitted with their new rubber on public roads, and under dry and wet track conditions. Proclaimed […]

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