Metzeler MC 360 Carries Riders From Zero to 19,000 Feet In 24 Hours For Three Records

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METZELER MC 360 Sets Three World Records Climbing the Nevado Ojos del Salado Volcano, Located Between the Border of Argentina and Chile

From Zero to 5,900 Meters Above Sea Level in Less Than 24 Hours, 5,960 Meters was the Maximum Altitude for a Twin-cylinder Motorcycle and 5,977 Meters was the Maximum Altitude Reached With a Motorcycle in Less Than 24 Hours

The Records Were Set Using the New Off-Road Tire from Metzeler and using Honda Africa Twin and CRF450RX Machines Ridden by a Team That Included Salvo Pennisi, Head of Testing Department of the Tire Brand, Among Others

NEVADO OJOS DEL SALADO, Chile (March 7, 2017)– The brand new METZELER MC 360 tire, which thanks to its promising features, has already caught the attention of off-road enthusiasts before its market availability that begins in April, boasting an incredible three World Records.

Last weekend, the METZELER MC 360 went through the final stage of the test which challenged it with extreme trials in Chile at the Nevado Ojos del Salado volcano, located at the border between Argentina and Chile. At 6,891 meters high, it is the highest volcano in the world. During this particular test, the MC 360 with the Honda Africa Twin and CRF450RX captured three records:

1) From zero to 5,900 meters above sea level in less than 24 hours
2) 5,960 meters as maximum height for a twin-cylinder motorcycle
3) 5,977 meters as maximum height reached with a motorcycle in less than 24 hours

The team of this record expedition was composed of Salvo Pennisi, Metzeler’s Head of Testing Department, Carlo Fiorani, Honda’s Head of Racing Communications, the industry journalists Francesco Catanese and Karsten Schwers, and Fabio Mossini, the enduro champion now part of the Honda Sud …read more

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