On the occasion of the meeting wheels and waves of Biarritz, Michelin presented his black wheel, a new and unique tire, cut by hand, to show the experience of the firm of Clermont, in the world of custom culture.
Michelin Presented Biarritz Black Wheel Custom… by bikesdoctor
Glazed plates and vintage ads that recall the rich history of the company and Michelin presented also and above all a Harley – Davidson Dyna well prepared in spirit Boardtracker, with a couple of original tires, Michelin wheel black.
A motorcycle that is born of a tire. The idea may seem crazy, but Michelin has shown a few weeks during the 2016 Edition wheels and waves on the Basque coast in Biarritz. This is a time of base of Harley-Davidson Dyna Bob Street 2016, Michelin has designed from scratch by first time a motorcycle of custom. 20s boardtrack handlebars, swingarm erased, there is also the Elimination of fenders which aims to lighten the silhouette of your bike, go to the basics and a showcase of the rim.
For this unique project called black wheels, Michelin, manufacturing took 4 months for developpeer only tires hand-carved by Michelin’s technicians. This motorcycle custom is the result of a collaboration between the different departments of the Group: development, design, industry… He was also an opportunity to make the brand demonstrated its know-how.
In line with the spirit “athlete” of the moto, the designers of the bib ‘ opted by a sculpture of slotted reduced, as them pneumatic smooth that is can find in motorcycle of competition. The House sculptor then placement of the famous “M”, that is a reminiscence of the name of the company. For the rest of the project, the parties have worked through laser technology research and development teams.
This model reminiscent of the turbines of aircraft to provide an effect of movement, even when the machine is stop, located in the side. The details that invite you to discover in the video presentation below!