Michelin Lithion 2 Racing Tyre The Michelin® Lithion®2 - It looks – and performs – a lot like our flagship Pro3 Race™ professional racing tire, but at a fraction of the price! The ideal balance:
•10 grams lighter, with 25% more grip than previous MICHELIN Lithion tire model
•Herringbone tread pattern, silica compound
•Easily mistaken for tires costing much more
Performance: High levels of Lightweightness, rolling efficiency, Grip, Suppleness, puncture resistance , and mid levels of Tread Mileage. Michelin Lithion 2 Racing Tyre
•Two-tone Silica based tread with smooth center and chevron shoulder rubber.
•Overlapped 60 tpi ESC extra supple casing reinforced with puncture resistant crown ply for a comfortable ride with puncture resistance.
•HDC: High Density Casing – Special overlapping ply designed carcass with a cord density of 66 TPI (240 threads/dm2), which helps achieve the ideal balance between efficiency, a comfortable ride, puncture resistance and off-road casing durability
•HPRS: High Protect Rim System – Protective strip that protects the bead area against wear from the rim. The HPRS is used on all flexible-bead Michelin® tires.
•SW: Lightweight skinwalls, with casing plies surrounded by a thin coat of rubber.