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Goodyear Taps Auto Tyre Expertise for Transit Bicycle Range

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As we wrote about previously here, automotive tyre giant Goodyear, founded in 1898 as a bicycle tyre company and now employing over 54,000 people worldwide, recently re-launched its bicycle tyre division.

Goodyear bicycle tyres became available to Australian dealers from February 2020.

Dealers can make great margins in a high volume sector of the market with Goodyear’s Transit range. This consists of two models, the Transit Speed and Transit Tour.

Both Transit models feature key technologies:

  • Depending upon the model either S3 Shell – a 3mm aramid layer below the tread, plus sidewall armour, or Secure – a 5mm aramid layer below the tread plus sidewall armour.
  • Dynamic Silica4 – formulated to maximise rolling efficiency while still providing class leading grip in wet conditions.
  • Tubeless Complete – tubeless specific beads and casings allowing for easy installation and superior air retention.
  • Ebike approved up to 50kph.
Goodyear Transit Speed

Transit Speed

This tyre is at home flowing through urban centres and bike paths. It’s a fast rolling urban tyre combining confidence inspiring handling with great durability.

Transit Speeds feature 5mm reflective sidewall strips for visibility.

Goodyear Transit Tour

Transit Tour

Modelled after Goodyear’s Assurance All-Season automobile tyre, the Transit Tour combines a durable, utilitarian construction with directional siped tread that that offers unsurpassed all-weather traction. It’s constructed to ebike approved standards and also features 5mm reflective sidewall strips for visibility.

Both the Transit Speed and Transit Tour come in 700 c diameter with 35mm and 40mm width options and recommended retail prices starting from $59.99.
For a relatively modest commitment of just 10 tyres of any single SKU, dealers can get a further 5% of their normal wholesale price when ordering via the PSI B2B website.

Goodyear Tyres are exclusively distributed in Australia by PSI Cycling.

For more information talk to your PSI Cycling representative, visit www.psicycling.com.au or call (03) 8327 8080

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