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AARON GWIN WINS DEBUT WORLD CUP FOR THE YT MOB IN LOURDES!

April 12, 2016 12:18 pm

Reigning World Cup Champion Aaron Gwin scored a historic win for his new team’s title sponsor, YT Industries, by taking their TUES CF Downhill bike to a maiden victory on the slopes of the Pyrenees on the outskirts of Lourdes France. The opening round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, the 24th season of…

Bike Of The Month: the OPEN U.P.

March 30, 2016 3:27 pm

This beautiful gravel bike was built up by OPEN Cycle’s Andy Kessler and ridden by his workmate Gerard Vroomen. The OPEN U.P. combines state-of-the-art technology with a classic look and Swiss performance.The photos for this series were taken just around the corner from OPEN’s world head quarters in Basel, Switzerland, close to ONZA Tires’ head…

ONZA Tires joins the YT Mob with Aaron Gwin and Ángel Suárez!

March 23, 2016 4:53 pm

ONZA Tires has a fairly simple range of tires aiming to cover the needs of riders worldwide. There is no compromising on the quality of our tires, designed for optimal usability, with a strong emphasis on Swiss performance. Satisfying the high expectations of our customers requires products that are thoroughly developed before being released into…

ONZA Tires returns to World Cup racing

February 19, 2016 3:56 pm

As a small manufacturer you need to be creative in finding ways to become a sponsor in World Cup racing. In the past ONZA Tires has proven it has a knack for finding promising racers. For example, in 4X racing, top results were obtained with Roger Rinderknecht, David Graf and Quentin Derbier, with the highlight…

The ONZA Tires ERA program

January 27, 2016 12:16 pm

We are a small company with the sole purpose of creating the best cycling tires. We are infinitely passionate about riding and how our product performs. We know that having a clear understanding of specific tread patterns, rubber compounds, and intended conditions is very important when designing tires. However, it is all for nothing without…

VISCO GRP40 – a top-class high-performance compound

January 27, 2016 12:17 pm

Current tire manufactures offer consumers a wide variety of technologies focused on beads, rubber compounds, casings, etc. There are hundreds of tread designs, using single, dual, or even triple compounds, with numerous durometers. You would think that all consumers needs have been covered by the current selection of rubber on the market. That this confusing…

A man for sick tricks in extreme terrain

January 27, 2016 12:17 pm

After remarkable successes in the enduro, 4X and marathon downhill formats, Onza Tires has now set its sights on the freeride market. What better way to start then with new team riders such as James Doerfling, one of the stars of Canada’s freeride community.Whether at contests like the Red Bull Rampage or on set for…

A good start for Onza Tires’ enduro sponsoring

February 12, 2016 4:18 pm

A new era in the sport of mountain biking has started last weekend in Punta Ala, Italy when about 500 athletes competed in the first event of the Enduro World Series. Onza Tires’ team riders fared well against a star-studded field of competitors, including several formal downhill world champions.The first edition of the Enduro World…

Back to old strength

February 12, 2016 4:23 pm

Rider Portrait – Yannick Granieri For years, Frenchman Yannick Granieri has been one of the world’s best dirt jump and slopestyle riders. After an early end to his 2012 season due to a torn LCA ligament, Granieri wants to return to his trademark attacking style in 2013 – on Onza Tires. At the age of…