POWER Gravel cycling tire provides grip, performance and strength on roads and trails
Greenville, S.C., July 17, 2018 – From tarmac to single-track, Michelin’s new POWER Gravel tire is engineered to deliver excellent grip, performance and durability in a variety of cycling conditions. MICHELIN POWER Gravel can tackle its rider’s favorite road or trail while giving the comfort and durability consumers would expect from a Michelin tire.
As a contributor to the design and development of the first Universal System Tubeless (UST) standard, this is Michelin’s first tubeless entry for its road series tires, suitable for lighter off-road pursuits.
“With over a year of testing on trails in the U.S. and Canada, POWER Gravel was designed to deliver the best tire for adventure enthusiasts,” said Shane Messner, Michelin two-wheel director for North America. “The new Gravel line combines the best of Michelin’s road tires with the strength of our mountain bike tires.”
The “Bead 2 Bead Protek” protects the whole tire casing and creates better strength for cyclists. Customers will experience more miles on the road or trail thanks to Michelin’s new exclusive X-Miles Compound rubber that extends the tire’s lifespan. The “Gravel Design” tread pattern features small blocks for low rolling resistance and excellent grip on mixed or changing terrains.
POWER Gravel tires are in stores now and available in three sizes (700x33mm, 700x35mm and 700x40mm). With a tread design engineered to provide cyclists with the best riding experience, Michelin’s newest launch offers an affordable tire without sacrificing durability or longevity.
Visit bike.michelin.com to learn more about POWER Gravel and order your set online.
About Michelin North America
Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) has more than 20,000 employees and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.