Mountain Bike CrossCountry

Mtb Cross Country 2013 : Michelin with BH to equip the team BH Sr Suntour KMC in the World Cup.

Sharing the same vision of sport and the same commitment to innovation, Michelin has signed a partnership with the manufacturer of BH bicycles. BH Sr Suntour KMC is one of the greatest cross country team worldwide, comprising Maxime Marotte, Stéphane Tempier and Julie Bresset, Olympic gold medal in London.

Under the agreement, Michelin to provide it at an BH both the tyres for bicycles as original equipment, both for the teamBH Sr Suntour KMC, with the goal of working together in projects of co-development.

You can live the competition as a laboratory and benefit from the experience of a partner who takes part in the competitions of the highest level will help us accelerate the market launch of the new high-performance mountain bike tires,"says Gérard Martin, Michelin bicycle Tire Manager. "It is a big plus for us to test the tyres in extreme conditions with the experience of the most authoritativebikers in the world. Today, our goal is to offer the best tires on the market to respond more effectively to the needs of customers worldwide. "

We are excited about this new partnership with Michelin, that represents a real opportunity for us, our team and our customers,"comments Nicola Yann Vies, by BH. "To offer tires developed and tested in real conditions of competition is a guarantee of quality and performance, What are two primary values for BH. "

“We always try to give the best to our athletes,"says Pierre Lebreton, Team Manager."Maxime Marotte and Stéphane Tempier were enthusiastic after the first tests with the Michelin development team, at the end of 2012. Not only: continue to test tires and the 2013 It will be a decisive year. The choice between 26"or 29" and the arrival of 27.5 '' make it even more difficult technical decisions. Also we have a lot to discover. The know-how Michelin in research It has already helped to make decisions more rational about tyres. We are happy that our new partner share our commitment to finding innovative solutions, not only for the team, but for all the riders. "


For the World Cup 2013, Michelin gives the team the MICHELIN Wild grip'r2, MICHELIN Wild Race ' R2, Wild Race ' R2 Ultimate and Wild Mud in 26 ", 29"and 27.5".The new tread and innovative compounds Gum-X Series will allow the team to do their best with bicycles BH Ultimate all season.

MICHELIN Wild Grip'r2 is the new tyre for different soil types and use, from cross-country enduro/all-mountain. Thanks to new compounds bi-compound Gum-X Series and the innovative tread, offers remarkable grip without sacrificing performance.

MICHELIN Wild Race ' R2 is designed for compact and hard terrain. Combines excellent performance, grip & puncture resistance in one tire light.

Weighing 415 grams, MICHELIN Wild Race ' R2 Ultimate offers excellent performance on dry soil or compact.

To the muddy ground, the new MICHELIN Wild Mud presents the plugs screw-shaped to facilitate self-cleaning.

of team 20 March 2013