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Dunlop is one of the most iconic and recognisable tyre brands in the world, with an unbroken history going back over 120 years.

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Friday, 25 May 2018
Dunlop Tyres SA

"Dunlop Tyres is a proud part-sponsor of the third instalment of the market leading annual showcase in the South African motorcycling calendar, South Africa Bike Festival, to be held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng, from Friday 25 May to Sunday 27 May 2018."

The three-day entertainment festival, hosted by UK-based event organisers Clarion Events, is touted as SA’s biggest motorcycle-and-music lifestyle event, and is the only festival in the world where visitors can choose from over 60 motorcycles to ride on an international race circuit!

Once simply a rebel-branded category reserved for daredevils and fanatics, motorcycling has morphed into a highly competitive class of sport that embraces safety and has gained appeal with biking enthusiasts and the broader public alike.

“Biking culture is no longer the stuff of extremists – over time, it has permeated society and is a big part of youth culture at large – whether or not one owns a motorcycle. In recognising this, we have supported this festival since its inception three years ago,” says Yvette Govender, Marketing and Business Development Director at Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, manufactures of popular Dunlop brand.

Dunlop remains a favourite in the motorcycle fraternity - as is evident with pro-racers in the leagues of SA’s top-ranked Brad Binder and Mathew Scholtz – and the company is a proud manufacturer of high-endurance motorcycle tyres.

“Quality and safety on the road are the key fundamentals that underpin our manufacturing processes, and we believe that this ethos of safety will be continued through events such as the SA Bike Festival, which promote safe biking within a controlled environment,” says Yvette.

Spectators at the event can expect to see Dunlop take prime position with the following activations and activities at the event:

  • Dunlop’s exhibition stand E20 will be running a variety of competitions for all festival goers. This includes a digital scratch and win where instant prizes can be won with the ultimate prize being a set of Dunlop tyres (2 tyres) per day for the duration of the conference.
  • Get your memorabilia to remember the 2018 Bike Festival by getting your picture taken on a state of the art AMA Superbike Replica Suzuki GSX-R 1000R at the Dunlop stand and instantly get your picture printed.
  • 55 motorbike enthusiasts will have the opportunity to ride the only Suzuki GSX-R 1000R and be the FIRST South African’s to test ride this new exclusive hypersport-tyre. Sorry, ride tickets are sold out.

See you there!


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