Cruiser and custom
Japanese brand Bridgestone finally enter the cruiser market with their Battlecruise H50, while Continental get serious with the new Contitour.
Heavy duty and high mileage, often available in whitewall design.
AVON COBRA AV71 Front & AV72 Rear £241 Aimed at the power cruiser and touring market. AVON VENOM R AM42 Rear £235 (each) Super-wide rear tyres for customs. BRIDGESTONE H50 BATTLECRUISE £286 See review BRIDGESTONE EXEDRA MAX EA1 RADIAL £213 Radial that keeps the traditional look of the bias-belted Exedra Max. BRIDGESTONE EXEDRA RADIAL (G701, G702, G704, G709, G852, G853) £229 OE for big cruisers and touring bikes, in sizes not covered by the new Exedra Max Radial above. BRIDGESTONE EXEDRA MAX EM1 £225 Non-radial version of Bridgestone’s tyre for heavyweights. BRIDGESTONE EXEDRA BIAS PLY (L301, L303, L309, G515, G525, G526, G702, G721) £N/A OE for cruisers in sizes not covered by the new Exedra Max (above). CONTINENTAL LEGEND CM1 (front) & CM2 (rear) £n/a Formerly the Milestone, updated with new tread pattern to improve wet grip without affecting durability. Available in whitewall. CONTINENTAL CONTITOUR £283 See review DUNLOP AMERICAN ELITE £336 Good for riders who want better grip for cornering and improved handling. DUNLOP ELITE 4 £260 New-for-2017 replacement for Elite 3 using Dunlop’s Multi-tread technology for improved mileage. Available in radial and bias ply. DUNLOP D404, K127, K425, K555, K525, K527, F11, F14, F17, F20, F24 £247 Uses Dunlop’s tread pattern for Harleys and brings it to other cruisers. DUNLOP D401 H-D, D402 H-D, D407 & D408F H-D, K591 H-D £272 OE tyres for Harleys. MAXXIS M6011 CLASSIC £198 Designed for classic and cruiserstyled machines. Most sizes available with a white sidewall. METZELER ME 888 MARATHON ULTRA £270 High-mileage tyre for customs. Also available in Whitewall fitment. METZELER ME 880 MARATHON £264 Metzeler’s fitment for touring Harleys. METZELER ME 880 MARATHON XXL price £219 (each) For the larger sized custom builds. 300/35 – 18 inch beast tops the range. MICHELIN COMMANDER II £228 Cruiser tyre that is claimed will last up to 25,000 miles. PIRELLI NIGHT DRAGON £235 Tyre for high-performance cruisers, claiming extra straightline stability.