Maxxis Tires PH sets sights on 2 wheels with its new motorcycle tires line

May 30, 2019

Taiwanese tire brand Maxxix, through its official Philippine distributor AP Blue Whale Corporation, recently introduced its new line of products set to cater to the local motorcycle market. These are the M6161-W, MA-G1, MA-ST, and Extramaxx M6233/M6234.

According to Maxxis, these tires were made with the Philippine driving condition in mind. As such, the brand boasts the all-weather capability and durability of each tire model. Moreover, these 5 new tires were created to cater specific Philippine motorcycle segment. From small scooters to business bikes, to sports bikes, Maxxis has them all covered.

The M6161-W, which was launched in the country last March, leads the pack with its directional tread pattern for greater maneuverability on both wet and dry roads. The Maxxix M6161-W can be fitted on underbone motorcycles such as the Honda XRM, Suzuki Smash, Kawasaki Fury, Yamaha Force, Kymco Visar, and the likes.

Next are the all-new Maxxis MA-G1 and MA-ST, with the latter being the successor of the tried and true MA-F1 tire. These tires are ideal for scooter enthusiasts, and meet the needs of both urban and sports riders. Best part about these scooter tires is that they’re made using a special rubber compound that enable provide the rider with strong pull and grip when attacking corners. These also have unique tread patterns that up the safety and stability during high-speed rides. Riders of small scooters the Yamaha MIO and Honda Beat can benefit from the MA-G1, while those who ride bigger scooters like the Yamaha XMAX can trust on the MA-ST’s capabilities.

The Extramaxx M6233 and M6234 are the tires motorcycle sports challengers need to own the race track and highways. Thanks to the modified solution-styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) which these tires are made of, riders of powerful big bikes can utilize the full potential of their machines on the racetrack with the full confidence of superb grip, control, and stability. Yamaha R6, Kawasaki Ninja, Suzuki GSXR, and all other riders of these types of bikes… rejoice (and race on the track, not on the street, of course).

The new Maxxis M6161-W, MA-G1, MA-ST, and Extramaxx M6233/M6234 join the brand’s regular selection of motorcycle tires like the MA-FD and MA-ST2.

As for the Maxxis Tires Philippines brand as a whole, Cief operating Officer Ronald Ang shared that they are on a continuous mission to reach the top of the local tire industry for passenger cars, SUVs, commercial, and motorcycle markets.

In fact, out of curiosity, this author had a quick chat with the man about the possibility of the brand delving into the world of Philippine motorsports. According to Ang, they are looking into it, especially the grassroots racing segment where quality affordable tires are vital, grassroots racing series like the Philippine GT Championship and the National Drag Racing Championship, for example. Of note, Maxxis Tires Philippines does have one motorsports series on its calendar. This is the 2019 4x4 Cup Philippine Off-Road Challenge which will be holding its 4th leg on June 29 and 30 in Ormoc City, Leyte.

Photos by Randolph de Leon and Maxxis Tires Philippines Official Facebook Page

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Randolph de Leon
Randy is a person with disability (PWD), a partially-blinded person with only his left eye functioning. Since childhood, the automobile has always been his passion, and is able to express it through photography and most recently, through writing as well. Outside the motoring beat, Randy spends time manning the media aspect of his business which he co-founded with his sister/college classmate. It's called Dragonlight Wellness and Solutions, a multi-business venture centering on improving peoples' lives through earning.