Dunlop Motorcycle Tires


Company Synopsis

By giving the world its first pneumatic tire in 1888, John Boyd Dunlop began not just a motorcycle tire company but also a force impossible to reckon with. Dunlop, pioneer in manufacturing motorcycle tires has been doing it for over 100 years. Based in Buffalo, NY, they are the sole motorcycle tire manufacturers in the United States. Designed exclusively for road racing, motorcross, off road, school motorcycles and street rides.

World Leader in Motorcycle Tires

Dunlop established operations in Australia, France, Germany, Canada, US and production facilities globally. It spread out to Japan with a first ever tire plant at Kobe. With Rubber Company, it proved itself the best in technology and business. Technicians at Dunlop were the first to apply motorsport tire standards to everyday vehicle tires. This unique approach allowed motorists and their vehicles to get the best quality tires that had the caliber of delivering racetrack performance.

Dunlop introduced the brand new concept of pneumatic tires for use in competitions. The result - Dunlop won its first race. The following years saw it becoming world leader in motorcycle tires. The success and recognition received was unmatched by any other brand. Instance, in the AMA 600 arena Supersport competitions, Dunlop riders won every single championship.

Dunlop and Harley-Davidson share an unbreakable bond in terms of quality and authenticity. They have lasted longer than most could have possibly dreamt of. Dunlop Harley-Davidson Tire Series is just another example. Many innovative models from Dunlop like the DOT approved Qualifier. Qualifier, a sport bike tire ensures racetrack performance on the street.

Dunlop epitomizes revolutionary strategies and techniques. Introduced the first use of Kevlar belts in motorcycle tires, produced the first original equipment radial street tire and still continues to lead international market with its unparalleled quality, durability and functionality.