New MICHELIN Anakee Adventure to feature at EICMA Motorcycle Show
The new MICHELIN Anakee Adventure to feature at EICMA Motorcycle Show (November 6-11) on a BMW R 1250 GS ahead of its January launch
The new MICHELIN Anakee Adventure, which is due to go on sale in January 2019, has been type approved for fitment to the BMW R 1250 GS. The move sees BMW Motorrad and Michelin, both world-renowned brands acclaimed for their expertise and exacting standards reinforce their collaboration in a spirit of mutual confidence.
The new MICHELIN Anakee Adventure joins the French firm’s Trail range alongside the existing MICHELIN Road 5 Trail (for 100% road use) and MICHELIN Anakee Wild (50% road/50% off-road).
This latest addition to the range, which is designed for 80% road use and 20% track/trail use, means it now covers an even wider spectrum of trail riders’ needs depending on how frequently they take their motorcycle off-road.
The MICHELIN Anakee Adventure stands out notably for its exceptional grip on wet roads, which is due to its new generation silica-enhanced compound. It also combines outstanding performance in dry weather with stability and resistance to wear thanks to two Michelin-patented technologies: MICHELIN Dual Compound 2CT and MICHELIN Dual Compound 2CT+.
Meanwhile, its new, open tread pattern provides the necessary traction when straying onto unsealed tracks and trails.
Matthew Ye, Senior Vice President Worldwide, Michelin 2Wheel Business Line, commented: “Our partnership with BMW Motorrad dates back to 2005 when we initially equipped the iconic BMW GS series. The new MICHELIN Anakee Adventure is designed to address the needs of those BMW Motorrad customers who essentially use their adventure bike on ordinary roads but who occasionally like to indulge in a little off-roading.”
The new MICHELIN Anakee Adventure will be commercially available in Australia from 2019.