Dunlop designed the original tire to work on the Harley FL and they use this technology in designing the American Elite tire. The tire carcass is manufactured from three plies of polyester in three fiberglass belts. This internal framework of the tire supplies the foundation for the American Elite’s mixture of handling, wear and feel. The tread compound -the part of the tire where the rubber meets the street – makes use of Dunlop’s proprietary multi tread in the Rear American Elite Tires.
As you know when you ride, you mostly ride on the center part of the tire so that is the place where the most wear happens. Dunlop’s multi tread gives you a combo with a long wearing center compound flanked by lateral grip compounds down each side. This means you get the best of both in one tire.
In what concerns the tread patterns, they are essential for wet conditions. Tread pattern is therefore necessary to evacuate water under us as we ride in the damper way. Tread pattern must also meet other features as well. It must work well on the wet, it needs to wear well over time and it could play an aesthetic roll to the looks of the tires and bike too. The American Elite is an effective performer in wet conditions. The American Elite wears well. It has been tested in various conditions and it has proven tweaked and optimized to work well over the lifetime of the tire. In the end, the American Elite sports an aggressive daring pattern that looks good on your Harley.
Talking about appearance, the Dunlop American Elite is what we call the right look. The tread sample was designed to be seen from multiple angles on your bike. We really like the Dunlop American Elite tires for Harley-Davidson bikes. These tires are doing so good on your bike that you don’t have to think about it but just enjoy your ride.