Heritage

Motorcyclists the world over recognize the name Dunlop — and for good reason. With extensive global resources and a commitment to racing disciplines worldwide, Dunlop draws on a vast body of knowledge and to develop innovative motorcycle tire technology. Much of this technology quickly makes its way to our customers, whether they ride on the track, street or a weekend off-road adventure. Additionally, Dunlop maintains extensive development and manufacturing capabilities in the U.S. focused on developing groundbreaking new products for our customers. The Dunlop advantage encompasses many benefits.

1920 – The Beginning

Driven by innovative technology, Dunlop introduced the first use of Kevlar belts in motorcycle tires; produced the first original-equipment radial street tire; and continues to lead the industry with revolutionary firsts, such as our Geomax block-in-a-block technology, Carbon Fiber technology, and MT Multi-Tread technology that combines different compounds to deliver both long-wearing mileage and impressive cornering grip. Dunlop has been building tires in Buffalo, NY, since 1920, and to this day is the only manufacturer to build motorcycle tires in the USA.

Tires Developed in North America

Dunlop’s Buffalo NY manufacturing facility under construction. Dunlop has been building tires using domestic and foreign materials in Buffalo, NY, since 1920, and to this day is the only manufacturer building motorcycle tires in the U.S.A.