For the 2024 calendar 12 months, Bridgestone introduces the successor to its Battlax S22 (and unique Battlax S21) radial sportbike tire, the Bridgestone Battlax S23. It is a high-performance streetbike tire designed for sport bikes. It is going to be OE-fitment on a wide range of new bikes from Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha, together with the not too long ago introduced ‘24 MT-09 and MT-09 SP. It’s positioned alongside different producers’ tires like Dunlop’s Sportmax Q5S. It is going to be obtainable on the market in America starting January 2024 in six sizes (120/70-17 entrance; 160/60-17, 180/55-17, 190/50-17, 190/55-17, 200/55-17 rears).
Bridgestone has been providing its curiously named and sometimes mispronounced Battlax technology tire for 40 years. Throughout that point the Japanese tire producer has honed its tires into well-rounded merchandise that carry out in just about any highway situations.
Starting with the tread sample, the S23 options an aggressive and progressive tread sample designed to supply wonderful grip and dealing with in each moist and dry situations. It additionally advantages from its “Pulse Groove Expertise” which Bridgestone says boosts stability and dealing with really feel in each moist and dry highway surfaces.
Bridgestone continues to make use of a dual-compound design that offers rider’s the very best of each worlds: extra grip at greater lean angles and better sturdiness throughout straight-line rides. For 2024, the S23 will get a contemporary shoulder compound that balances grip, longevity, and efficiency.
As regular the Battlax S23 is a do-it-all tire answer making it appropriate for road and trackday riders who take pleasure in spirited driving. Bridgestone claims that its contemporary product is quicker when it comes to lap instances throughout official testing on a Yamaha YZF-R1 superbike at Kawasaki’s Autopolis Speedway (in Japan) and on a BMW S 1000 RR at Bridgestone’s Japanese proving grounds.
Motorcyclist Journal shall be on the official press introduction for this product and can report, intimately, about its perform in subsequent Motorcyclist Online Instagram channel movies and written editorial.