As of this month, tire titan Pirelli began manufacturing of the P Zero Race bike tires from its new plant in Bollate, Italy, close to Pirelli HQ. According to Pirelli, that is “the only factory to make industrial scale, ‘Made in Italy’ bike tires.” First opened in 1962, the factory has lately undergone a modernization course of to permit for manufacturing of Pirelli’s high of the road tires – together with bicycle tires. The opening of the revitalized factory additionally coincides with Pirelli’s one hundred and fiftieth anniversary. While the factory is already producing some tires, the whole challenge isn’t anticipated to be full till early 2023.
Pirelli goes velo with P Zero Race tires
According to the Pirelli press workplace, the Bollate factory boasts cutting-edge course of automation and attracts from Pirelli’s huge expertise creating ultra-high-performance automobile tires. That expertise produces every tire with “extreme geometrical precision,” which is an much more vital issue in the case of a motorbike tire, given its small measurement and light-weight weight.
The P Zero Race tire has already landed Pirelli contracts with athletes from UCI groups like Trek-Segafredo, AG2R Citroën, and MTB groups Wilier Triestina-Pirelli and Canyon CLLCTV-Pirelli. And they provide the Tour de France profitable UAE Team Emirates.