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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Metzeler Roadtec Z8 Interact

The Cyclops just got new shoes just as she clocks in at 31,700km on the odometer in a form of Metzeler Roadtec Z8 Interact for both front and back tires. The Z8 is a touring 3 zone 2 compound tire which is designed for mileage and traction in wet and dry conditions.

The Z8 boast of a new High Silica compound with Nano particles ensures performance and safety in all weather conditions.

 Rear tire looks similar to the M5 but with more grooves. With Multi Zone Tension Steel Belt features a higher stiffness than textile and this allows the reduction of the tire weight. Steel radial belt reduces the dynamic deformation of the tyre under centrifugal forces giving  the tyre an excellent high-speed stability. Thanks to the more uniform heat distribution, mileage is increased and wear characteristics are more uniform