Michelin and Harley-Davidson strengthen alliance

Michelin and Harley-Davidson strengthen alliance

Michelin and Harley-Davidson, who have been partners since 2008, announced they have signed an agreement allowing the tires with both Michelin and Harley-Davidson® branding on their sidewalls to be sold through authorized Michelin and Harley-Davidson dealers.

Harley-DavidsonThe MICHELIN Scorcher 11, the MICHELIN Scorcher 31 and the MICHELIN Scorcher 32 tires, which are fitted as original equipment on Harley-Davidson Sportster®, Dyna®, V-Rod® and Harley-Davidson Street® motorcycles, will be available more widely on the replacement market. These tire ranges are currently only sold via the network of Harley-Davidson dealerships.

The availability and timing for the sale of MICHELIN Scorcher tires through authorized Michelin tire dealers will be determined on a country by country basis starting in autumn 2015.

*MICHELIN Scorcher ranges dedicated to Harley-Davidson now available via all tire distribution networks

Did you know...

The French company Michelin is the world’s second largest tyre manufacturer and the largest in Europe. Michelin has an extensive history with motorsport, having competed in Formula 1, MotoGP and endurance racing for many years. Michelin have returned to MotoGP in 2016 as official tyre supplier after Bridgestone’s withdrawal from the series at the end of the 2015.