Metzeler ME888 Marathon Ultra Rear Tire
The new Metzeler ME 888 or Triple 8 tires represent a new Ultra High Mileage offering from Metzeler that couples long life with Metzeler's performance and handling. Expect the ME 888 Tire to be rolled out in a myriad of sizes for families of bikes over its lifespan.
Bias-belted cross-ply carcass construction for ultra high mileage coupled with Metzeler performance and handling
Tire compounds offer better abrasion resistance and an improved grip on wet surfaces
Tread design with variable inclination in the grooves walls improves wear regularity and provides increased mileage and performance consistency
Tread gives increased mileage and better water drainage over the Metzeler ME880 cruiser tires
Profile features a wider and shorter footprint area for reduced wear and increased mileage and stability
Contact patch is 5% shorter and 15% wider than the Metzeler ME880 tires for better transfers of engine torque to the ground
Profile and geometry prevents overheating and keeps structure and compounds properties unaltered for performance consistency
Developed in Germany for the roads of America
Specifically designed for custom touring motorcycles
Technology offering consistent performance throughout the tire's life
Outstanding high and low speed stability and smooth handling
This motorcycle tire is tubeless
These cruiser motorcycle tires are H rated for speeds up to 130 mph
Tire size 160/70B-17 is V rated for speeds up to 149 mph.
Note: Alpha sizes provide higher load capacity and increased mileage over their corresponding metric sizes (MH90 is 80/90, MT90 is 130/90, MU85 is 140/90)
Note: Tire size 180/60R-16 is a radial cruiser tire
Tire sizes 130/90B-16, 140/90B-16, 150/80B-16, 180/65B-16, 160/70B-17 are reinforced.