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BATTLAX BT-023 SPORT TOURING

FULL SPEC SPORT TOURING

A new tire realizing consistent performance between TOURING and SPORT riding.

  • Long wear life, high level of wet performance for TOURING, and high performance similar to a SPORT tire. Advanced new Sport Touring tire.
  • Consistent performance for use on heavy weight bikes.
BATTLAX BT-023 SPORT TOURING

TARGET PERFORMANCE

Ample Wear Life

Solid mileage for touring. Appropriate pattern, construction and compound provide substantial wear life. 30% up vs BT-021.

Reliable Wet Performance

Appropriate combination of pattern and compound supports stable cornering even in wet conditions.

Consistency between TOURING and SPORT

Strong stability in high speed cruising, with grip and steering control like a sport tire in “sport mode” riding.

Confident / Comfortable Riding for Touring

Comfortable cruising for touring with good bump absorption and less noise. This contributes to richer feedback and a more secure contact feel in all conditions.

GT Spec for Heavy Weight Bikes

Front : 120/70ZR17    Rear : 180/55ZR17

Target Bikes
Bike Engine
FJR1300 1300cc
K1300GT 1300cc
R1200RT 1200cc

*Not limited to these bikes, just recommendation.

Construction

Front : Cross Belt     Rear : MS-BELT + 1 Belt

“GT” indication on side wall

Special Pattern for Front
Special Pattern for Front Normal GT

Realizing light handling, good breaking and wear life.

TECHNICAL FEATURES

New Compound

Silica Rich Ex ( front ) Silica Rich ( rear ) & RC polymer* offer strong wet performance and wear life.

Silica Rich Ex ( front ) Silica Rich ( rear )

Polymer and Silica are not harmonized well originally, which are effective for wear life and wet respectively.

RC Polymer

“NanoPro-Tech” RC Polymer for motorcycle tire

In order to maximize each performance, RC Polymer is developed by adoption of Bridgestone's key technology of tire material, “NanoPro-Tech”.

HTSPC + MS-BELT

Provides good bump absorption, grip and stability during high speed riding.

HTSPC MS BELT

3LC (3 Layer Compound)

(appropriate compound placed in center and shoulder area)

Special Pattern for Front

3LC (3 Layer Compound)

Center compound :

results in good stability and wear life.

Shoulder compound :

provides grip and bump absorption.

New Pattern

BT023 New Pattern

SIZE LIST

In fields of tire size, index of “TT” and “TL” shows as follows.
TT : Tube Type
TL : Tubless type

BT-023 SPORT TOURING Front

TIRE SIZE REC. RIM (inch) MEAS. RIM (inch) OD (mm) TW (mm)
  110/70ZR17M/C (54W) TL 3.00 2.75 - 3.50 592 111
  120/60ZR17M/C (55W) TL 3.50 3.00 - 3.50 582 120
  120/70ZR17M/C (58W) TL 3.50 3.00 - 3.50 600 120
120/70ZR17M/C (58W) TL 3.50 3.00 - 3.50 605 121
  110/80ZR18M/C (58W) TL 2.50 2.50 - 3.00 635 108
  120/70ZR18M/C (59W) TL 3.50 3.00 - 3.50 630 120

BT-023 SPORT TOURING Rear

TIRE SIZE REC. RIM (inch) MEAS. RIM (inch) OD (mm) TW (mm)
  150/70ZR17M/C (69W) TL 4.50 4.00 - 4.50 640 156
  160/60ZR17M/C (69W) TL 4.50 4.50 - 5.00 633 164
  160/70ZR17M/C (73W) TL 4.50 4.50 - 5.00 654 159
  170/60ZR17M/C (72W) TL 5.00 5.00 - 5.50 636 170
  180/55ZR17M/C (73W) TL 5.50 5.50 - 6.00 629 183
180/55ZR17M/C (73W) TL 5.50 5.50 - 6.00 629 183
  190/50ZR17M/C (73W) TL 6.00 5.50 - 6.00 629 192
  160/60ZR18M/C (70W) TL 4.50 4.50 - 5.00 647 160

☆ : GT Spec

BT-023 SPORT TOURING Special Site

Please consult your local Bridgestone representatives for product availability and legal conformity.