Bridgestone Battlax BT-016 Pro Tires are an improved version of the BT-016. Bridgestone Battlax BT-016 Pro Tires bring in the GP compound to enhance the performance of sportbikes in all conditions. Bridgestone Battlax BT-016 Pro Tires maximize wet and dry performance and increase mileage. Bridgestone Battlax BT-016 Pro Tires also boosts grip and stability in turns and high speed riding.
The New BT-016 Pro is a substantial improvement over the standard BT016 from Bridgestone. After research they decided to make the Pro model 016 because the original did not perform well in the rain. The new Pro was originally designed for use in Europe only, because they ride in the rain more often, but after some thought Bridgestone decided they should bring the better performing BT-016 pro to the USA. So If you are looking for a sport bike tire with excellent feedback over all handling, the BT-106 Pro is the right tire for you. If you want more mileage, then check out the Bridgestone BT-23 Tire Package Set
BT-016 Pro Front Tire
Bridgestone has improve upon the original Battlax BT-016 line by incorporating the cutting edge MotoGP multi-compound, polymer technology. These ultra-high-performance radials have been designed to maximize the performance of all sportbikes in all conditions.
BT016 Pro utilizes a multi-compound formulated with technology ("Silica Rich EX", "RC Polymer"), for outstanding grip in all conditions
Silica Rich contains a combination of two special components to improve dry/wet/life performance
RC Polymer controls the change of properties of rubber in any temperature and assists the silica effect
Front: uses a dual-compound to provide grip in all riding conditions and parallel S-shaped grooves enhance shock absorbtion
Rear: uses a double-compound to provide stronger traction and the L-shaped grooves enhance shock absorbtion
3-D-C.T.D.M. (Comprehensive Tire Design Model) is advanced tire design technology that enables dynamic, three-dimensional simulations of tire performance at all lean angles
Provides hyper flexibility to respond to strict GP regulations
Includes good bump absorption, grip and stability during high-speed riding
(W)- rated for speeds up to 168 mph