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BATTLAX Motorcycles Tires as Original Equipment on Yamaha NIKEN

BATTLAX Motorcycles Tires as Original Equipment on Yamaha NIKEN


Tokyo (December 15, 2017)-Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced it will supply its BATTLAX ADVENTURE A41 tires as original equipment for the Yamaha NIKEN.* The Yamaha NIKEN, which is the first three-wheeled sports motorcycle made by a Japanese manufacturer, was unveiled by Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., on November 7, 2017, and is equipped with Leaning Multi-Wheeler technology. BATTLAX ADVENTURE A41 tires were designed specifically by Bridgestone for the NIKEN to grant this vehicle the superior handling and riding performance expected of a sports motorcycle. Bridgestone tires helps the NIKEN deliver higher sports performance, enabling it to be ridden freely in various environments.

Bridgestone BATTLAX ADVENTURE A41 tires offer increased safety and improved performance on wet and dry roads in comparison to the first-generation BATTLAX ADVENTURE A40 tires.

Photographs contained in this news release are used with permission from Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. These photographs may not be reproduced or reused without permission.

Going forward, Bridgestone will deploy BATTLAX ADVENTURE A41 tires and other Bridgestone brand products worldwide and expand their use as original equipment.

* More information on the NIKEN can be found on the website of Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (

About Bridgestone Corporation: Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.

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