Metzeler is a German motorcycle tyre company founded in 1863 now headquartered in Milan (Italy). It originally produced a variety of rubber and plastic products further expanding into aviation industry in 1890 and in the automotive industry in 1892. Later on, the company exclusively focussed upon motorcycle tyres segment which was finally acquired by Pirelli in 1986. The company is focused on quality and performance with the utmost mission to continuously develop products by using the cutting edge technology to meet the motorcyclists’ needs.
From the use of the new materials and development of innovative designs to the introduction of advanced rubber compounds, the German brand is always at the forefront of technical development.
Some of the popular Metzeler products are:
- Racetec RR COMPK SLICK
- ROADTEC 01
- SPORTEC KLASSIK
- ME 888 WHITEWALL
The company uses many best available technologies in making its world class tyres. This includes Metzeler Advanced Winding which is a patented system for optimum spacing between the cords of the 0 degree steel belt, Multiple Radius Contour dedicated for high-performance riding, Fine Carbon Matrix which has been obtained using the last generation of high-performance raw materials for a quicker adaptability to a wider range of conditions. Due to the quality of its products Metzeler Tyres won the MCN 2015 Tyre of the Year Award.
Moreover, not only in the general arena of bike riding but also in the area of racing the company has an impressive record. Starting in 1925, the company has laid the example of winning major motor sporting events. Till recently in 2013, it has won 3 titles at the World Enduro Championship.