Metzeler Sponsors 2016 FIM International Six Days of Enduro

The 91st ISDE will be held on October 11-16

Tire manufacturer Metzeler is now the official sponsor of the FIM International Six Days of Enduro, which will take place from October 11-16 for the first time at Circuito de Navarra in Spain.

Metzeler sponsors 2016 FIM ISDE
More than 30 countries will be represented by nearly 650 riders for the 2016 FIM International Six Days of Enduro.Photo Courtesy of Metzeler

Back in 1913 the Six Days of Enduro was debuted in Carlisle, Great Britain and now the 2016 event will be the 91st edition of the competition. The event will take place in Spain for the fourth time. The first debut on Iberian soil took place in 1970 at El Escorial, near Madrid, followed in 1985 at La Molina, on the Catalan Pyrenees, and the 2000 edition in the city of Granada. The Navarra region will host the "Enduro Olympics for the first time, which will take place in the town of Los Arcos, within the modern Circuit de Navarra.

Metzeler is the official sponsor of the 2016 ISDE
During the first two days, riders will face a 300 km route twice, followed by two laps of 280 km each in the third and fourth race days, ending with a 195 km circuit on the fifth day.Photo Courtesy of Metzeler

Numbers of the 2016 Edition
More than 30 countries will be represented by nearly 650 riders who have entered the 2016 FIM International Six Days of Enduro. As the supplier to the best FIM Enduro World Championship teams, Metzeler will support 2016 World Champions Giacomo Redondi, Eero Remes and Steve Holcombe, World Championship winners respectively in Junior, E1 and E3 classes. Metzeler will also support many other top riders who already use the Blue Elephant house's products in the most important world competitions, such as Manuel Monni and Robert Taylor.

The competition will take place starting from the Circuito de Navarra to touch some of the most scenic locations of this Spanish region. During the first two days, riders will face a 300 km route twice, followed by two laps of 280 km each in the third and fourth race days, ending with a 195 km circuit on the fifth day.

Metzeler is the official sponsor of the 2016 ISDE
Metzeler is the official sponsor of the 2016 ISDE.Photo Courtesy of Metzeler

Metzeler Experience in the Enduro Field
Metzeler has a strong experience in International Enduro Competitions, which has lasted since 1935: first with a series of successes in the German Championship, then with the participation in the European Championship and finally with several wins in the International Six Days Extreme of Enduro.

In the 90’s Metzeler took part in several World Enduro Championships, winning twelve titles between 1990 and 1997 with famous riders such as Paul Edmondson, Giovanni Sala, Mario Rinaldi and Fabio Farioli. In recent years, with the introduction of the innovative tire MCE 6 DAYS EXTREME, a product which has become the reference tire in Enduro competitions, Metzeler has conquered twenty-nine world titles in the FIM Enduro World Championship.

The MCE 6 Days Extreme tire from Metzeler is specifically made for competition and was developed by Metzeler and factory riders in order to come up with the ideal, durable rubber to ride in competitions.

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